A teenager from Workington spent six years working on rebuilding and refurbishing a Mini, just to go the extra mile to his school prom.
After a long career in politics as a councillor, MEP, MP and government whip, Sir Tony Cunningham said "the time just feels right to go."
Workington MP Sir Tony Cunningham has decided to stand down at the next election after thirteen years in parliament.
Residents in a Workington ward are unhappy with plans to build a £9m leisure centre in their area.
People living in Moorclose want the money to be used to upgrade the existing sports centre in the town.
Plans to build the controversial new centre are to be discussed by members of Allerdale Borough Council at an open meeting this afternoon.
Plans to build a controversial new leisure centre in Workington could be given the go-ahead later today.
A planning meeting is being held by Allerdale Borough Council to discuss the proposal to build the new facilities at Cloffocks.
The council say the new nine million pound sports centre would replace two ageing buildings and benefit the town.
An amateur theatre group is a step closer to securing the future of Workington's historic Theatre Royal.
An application by Workington Playgoers Club for just over £350,000 from the BIG Lottery Fund has been approved.
It's hoped a half a million pound revamp can start next summer.
A man's had serious injuries to his face after an object is believed to have been thrown at him while he was sitting in a van in Workington. The incident happened in Ashfield Road in the town yesterday afternoon.
Cumbria's first electricly powered taxi has begun taking its first fare. It's costing Sue's Taxis in Workington just three pence-a-mile to run it.
But the snag is that it can only go 100 miles before it needs charging. So is the electric taxi the future of transport - or will it run out of juice? Matthew Taylor has been to take a look.
Cumbria's first electric taxi has is due to take its first fare.
The new car will cost Sue's Taxis in Workington just three pence a mile to run. But the new environmentally friendly car can only go 100 miles before it needs charging.
Sue McKenzie is the owner of Sue's Taxis:
A taxi firm in Workington believe they are the first in the county to use an electric car.
Sue's Taxis bought the eco-friendly car two weeks ago but it will become fully licensed later today, Wednesday 9 July.
Sue McKenzie, who owns the firm, trialled the car for three days and said both she, and passengers, were impressed.
She says one of the main selling points of the car is that it's quieter than a normal car.
Hundreds of people have signed a petition in Workington calling for a new bypass to be built in the town.
The campaign follows concerns from locals that plans to build four hundred new homes will worsen the existing traffic problems in the area caused by so many commuters passing through.
A charity that helps addicts is having to come up with new ways to raise money after having its funding reduced.
The Cumbria Alcohol & Drug Advisory Service has been running a "Pop Up Shop" in Workington to raise much needed cash.
They need £600,000 a year to fund the service in Cumbria
A 14-year-old boy who was missing from home has been found. Cumbria Police said Ross Blacklock, from Workington, had been traced, but gave no further details.