The family of a Whitehaven girl are asking people to sign up to the organ donor register as she desperately needs a heart transplant.
A group of four tattoo artists from West Cumbria have won £2.4m on the National Lottery. They scooped the jackpot in Wednesday's draw.
Don Gailer will leave his post as head coach of Whitehaven Rugby League Football Club with immediate effect.
A man was pulled from the water at Whitehaven Marina.
The Coastguard received a call about the incident at 11:50am yesterday, 20 February, from a passer-by and sent their team and an ambulance.
On their arrival, the man, believed to be a yaucht owner in his 50s, had been pulled from the water and had left the scene.
The coast guard said other people at the marina had used ropes to pull him out.
They believe he had been in the water for about five minutes.
Repair work has begun on Whitehaven Harbour after it was battered by record-high waves.
The lock will be closed for two weeks as part of the annual maintenance programme.
The main focus of the repairs will centre on the 56-tonne outer gate.
Celebrity chef Peter Sidwell helped to launch The Western Lakes Home and Garden Show
The organisers of the abandoned Whitehaven Maritime Festival today confirmed it won't be coming back next year.
Gerard Richardson, Chief Executive of the Whitehaven Festival Company, said that the old festival had grown too big.
He said too much of the budget was being spent on things like health and safety for the estimated 200,000 strong crowds that came last year.
Mr Richardson was speaking at the launch of the replacement festivals that will be happening this year.
There will be five separate events starting with The Western Lakes Home and Garden Show, on Friday May 16th and Saturday May 17th at locations across Whitehaven.
The tall ships will visit in June and in July the Whitehaven Live concert at Copeland Athletics Stadium will feature the Boomtown Rats.
Pedestrians in Whitehaven are calling for the council to prioritise fixing potholes and uneven surfaces.
People with disabilities say they're dangerous and if they aren't filled in someone will end up seriously injured. Katie Hunter reports:
Lucy Dixon of the Royal National Institute for Blind People spoke to our presenter Ian Payne about how common the problems surround potholes are for those who can't see.
Elderly and disabled people in Whitehaven are urging Cumbria County Council to make repairing the town's potholes a priority.
Many are struggling to cross roads which they say are littered with potholes.
Local pensioner Rob Romano first reported the problem on Lowther Street a year ago but says little progress has been made. He told ITV Border he was "beyond frustrated".
– Cumbria County Council spokesperson
"We are aware of the road surface condition at the junction of Lowther Street and Queen Street and will be addressing this as part of the resurfacing works planned for Lowther Street in 2014.
"We have repaired potholes on Lowther Street and also cleaned away loose material near the junction, and we will continue to do this until the planned works are carried out later in the year."
A garden in Cumbria has been filled with flowers in memory of a woman who lost her battle with cancer this week.
Mel Smye from Lowca near Whitehaven and her 11-year-old daughter Kate created a bucket list of things to do when they got the news that Mel's breast cancer had spread to her spine and was incurable.
The last act on the list was to decorate the garden as Kim Inglis reports.
Sir Bob Geldof will be coming to Cumbria to headline a concert in Whitehaven.
The Irish rock star and his band the Boomtown Rats, who reformed last year, will be playing 'Whitehaven Live' at the Cumbria Sports Academy at Hessingham on Saturday, 5 July
Around 130 brave souls took to the freezing Irish Sea at Whitehaven earlier today for an annual charity dip.
The Golden Sands Polar Bear Challenge raises thousands of pounds every year with the traditional New Year's Eve dip.
Watch as these dippers don their best outfits for the water: