A man accused of burgling a Lake District address with intent to commit a sex offence has appeared at Carlisle Crown Court.Read the full story ›
Windermere Ferry will be closed tomorrow morning from 9am for urgent repairs to the cable drive system, which pulls the ferry across the lake.
The ferry is being closed at 9am to allow commuters to catch earlier ferries. The first ferry leaves Bowness at 6.50am, with further crossings approximately every 30 minutes.
Cumbria County Council apologises for any inconvenience and asks people to plan their journeys accordingly. It is hoped the ferry will re-open later in the day subject to completion of the repairs. Updates will follow.
Ticketing for the Windermere Ferry is set to be improved after a review by Cumbria County Council.
Customers had complained that the system was slow and complicated.
Hand held contactless payment devices and extra staff will be in place in the next few weeks to help ease queuing.
A man and woman, both aged 21, were verbally abused by a group of males around 18 years old.
The man was attacked and got a swollen eyebrow, swollen wrist, a burst lip and potential ligament damage to his knee. The female victim was elbowed in the face as she tried to intervene.
Police are appealing for witnesses of the assaults, which happened on Glebe Road in Windermere, at approximately 3.30am on Sunday the 23rd of July.
The suspect is described as a white male, around 18 years old, with blonde hair. He was wearing a white shirt.
Anyone with more information is urged to contact PC 2400 Hill at Kendal Police station on 101. Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be called anonymously on 0800 555 111.
A woman was rescued by a Cumbria Fire and Rescue team after falling into a 5-foot-deep ditch with brambles.
The firefighters were called at midnight, Tuesday 18 July.
They had to use a ladder to rescue the woman at Rayrigg Gardens in Windermere.
While filming in Windermere, our cameraman caught an RAF Chinook flying really low over the lake - don't worry, it was just an exercise!
Swim Safe sessions teaching children how to stay safe when swimming outdoors will be taking place around the country over the summer.Read the full story ›
The machines were installed in June 2016 to "improve efficiency", but locals and visitors say the system is a struggle to use.Read the full story ›
Businesses in Windermere have been told they will have to pay an extra 200% if they want to have a stall at the 2017 Christmas market.
The organisers of the market say they had no other option but to increase the fees.
Watch as our reporter, Fiona Marley Patterson, went to investigate:
Organisers say they have been forced to cancel Sunday's Great North Swim due to bad weather.
The events were scheduled to take place at Windermere, but a decision was made by the independent planning group to cancel due to strong winds forecast for Sunday.
“ We are sorry to have been forced to cancel the Sunday programme of events.
“We understand the inconvenience the Sunday cancellation will cause, but the safety and well-being of our participants is our number one priority.