Whitehaven RLFC have appointed former Catalan Dragons boss Steve Deakin as their new coach.
The rugby league coach has been given a two year contract at the club.
Children across the region are back at school and for many it's the start of a busy year of important exams.
But two 11-year-olds in Cumbria, who are just starting at secondary school, already have one GCSE each under their belt - passing them five years ahead of time. Tim Backshall has been to meet them.
Two students from Whitehaven have proved they're budding brainboxes, after passing their GCSE maths exam five years early.
Mia Oakes and Jack Byers took the exam this summer at the age of just 11 - after their school recommended them for the challenge. They now hope the results will help them in their new secondary schools.
Whitehaven have told their coach Dave Woods that his contract will not be renewed.
His sacking comes at the end of a poor season for Haven who narrowly avoided relegation from the Championship on the last day of the season, when results went in their favour to see them beat the drop in the final minutes.
The hunt for Woods replacement is now on.
Whitehaven have avoided relegation on a tense day of Rugby League.
Haven beat Swinton 44-18 at Leigh Sports Village, but still had to endure a nervous wait to see if results elsewhere would save them.
In the end a late try by Featherstone in their game with Keighley meant that it was the Yorkshire side who drop out of the Championship, with Whitehaven finishing above them by a single point.
Workington Town beat Dewsbury Rams 23-4 to secure a play-off place.
A child in a pushchair has been knocked over in Whitehaven by a driver who failed to stop.
A black Ford Focus driven by a man collided with the pushchair on High Road, Sandwith at around 1pm on Saturday. The child was not hurt.
Cumbria Police is appealing for witnesses to call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Sunday sees a crucial game for Whitehaven in the championship as they battle to avoid relegation.
Going into the decisive round of fixtures Haven are in the final drop spot on points difference.
A bonus point or a win will be enough to secure survival for the club if results elsewhere go their way.
Whitehaven travel to the Swinton Sports village to face the already relegated Swinton Lions, while their rivals for survival Keighley and Batley face tough trips to high flying Featherstone and Doncaster.
Should Whitehaven win and either Keighley or Batley lose then the West Cumbrians will avoid the drop.
A mobile phone has been stolen from a shop in Whitehaven.
On the 18th August a mobile phone was left near the tills, by a customer, in the Home Bargains store on Preston Street.
Police want to speak to the woman in the CCTV picture in connection with the incident.
Anyone who recognises the woman or has further information should contact Cumbria Police.
Police are concerned for the safety of a missing man from the Whitehaven area.
Richard Manners, 18, was last seen outside the Candlestick pub on Tangier Street, Whitehaven at 10pm last night. He is described as being of slim build, with short brown hair and speaks with a North East accent. It is believed he was last seen wearing a white t-shirt.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Cumbria Police on 101.
A plan to upgrade the A595 near Whitehaven in Cumbria have been postponed.
The Highway Agency was due to start works of £429,000 on Monday, 15 September.
The two week long project would have seen resurfacing along two sections of the road around Egremont and at Bigrigg.
It is not yet known when the works will now take place.