Students from Lanercost Primary have taken part in a World War II evacuation reenactment day. They dressed in full evacuation outfits with gas masks, travelling on the train from Carlisle to Langwathby, to experience what it was like to live during the war:
The Royal British Legion is calling on Cumbria's Second World War veterans to come forward and take part in a service commemorating the seventieth anniversary of VJ Day.
In Cumbria the commemorations will take the form of a Service of Thanksgiving, Reflection and Remembrance at Carlisle Cathedral on 15 August.
With the focus of the service being on honouring the dwindling numbers of surviving veterans, the Legion hopes as many as possible can attend.
Anyone aware of veterans who might want to be invited is asked to provide their name and contact details to the Royal British Legion by calling 01539 734499 or emailing UBell@britishlegion.org.uk
Station Road is reopen in Cockermouth following the recovery of a World War II ordnance relic.
A bomb disposal team from Catterick attended and following an assessment of the situation have taken the ordnance away.