The Prime Minister is in Carlisle this morning. He is giving a speech at System Driver training, a company that provides specialist apprentice training. In his speech he explained why he thought apprentices were vital for the growth of the country.
More top news
Parents in the Borders are being urged by Cumbria County Council to apply for school clothing vouchers and free school meals.
GMB's Ben Shephard is cycling, running and swimming from Whitehaven to Tynemouth to raise money for the Children's Heart Unit Fund (CHUF).
Work to secure power supplies to one of the UK's most remote communities, Wasdale Head, gets underway today.