A Workington school has been taken out of special measures... just two weeks before it's due to close.
Ofsted inspectors found improvements were still needed at Southfield Technology College, but that it is no longer failing.
It was put into special measures in January 2014.
It'll close at the end of term, to be replaced by a new academy that will open in September.
Workington, Wigton, Carlisle, Stranraer and Coldstream have been celebrating Armed Forces Day.
Workington saw one of the biggest parades. Our reporter Fiona Marley Paterson went along.
Workington, Wigton, Carlisle, Stranraer and Coldstream have been celebrating Armed Forces Day.Read the full story ›
Police are investigating after a man collapsed in a car park on Upton Street in Workington.
The man was taken to West Cumberland Hospital by ambulance.
Cumbria Constabulary were called at 12.16pm today and are currently investigating the circumstances of the incident.
The club's opting for continuity, with Derek Townsley making the step from assistant manager, to manager.Read the full story ›
Workington and Whitehaven are both in action this weekend, with both teams looking for much needed wins.
The two sides are still among the strugglers in the championship and need to start turning results around to lift the threat of relegation.
Ryan Dollard reports.
Cumbria's first ever female MP was elected in last month's General Election.
Labour's Sue Hayman won the Workington seat, replacing previous MP Sir Tony Cunningham, who has now retired.
She sat down with Hannah McNulty to talk about her vision for the future of her party and what she wants to achieve while in office.
Tony Cunningham represented the people of Workington in many different roles over the years. He decided not to seek re-election earlier this month after 14 years in Parliament. He's been telling Matthew Taylor why the time was right to call it a day.
Results and percentages from the Workington count in detail. Sue Hayman took the seat for Labour, making her Cumbria's first female MP.Read the full story ›
- Sue Hayman Labour 16,282
- Mark Jenkinson UKIP 7538
- Rozila Kana Conservative 11,596
- Jill Perry Green Party 1,149
- Phill Roberts Liberal Democrats 1,708
- Ballots rejected 232