Events are taking place all weekend to mark the historic association between the town of Kendal, and the Wool Trade.
The first Kendal Wool Gathering focusses on the town's links with wool, and aims to encourage more people to use and wear it.
More top news
It is 'allotment week'. Never one to miss an opportunity - Ross has dodged the showers and headed off to his for this weekend's forecast.
An investigation into the death of a vulnerable woman in Dumfries has found police were initially sent to the wrong house.
Thousands of people are expected to arrive in Carlisle as the city prepares for this year's Carlisle Pageant and Carlisle Fringe Festival.