Shops in Workington hope that a new police presence will help them guard against theft.
The flat-pack, "Cut-out coppers", have apparently deterred thieves in other areas - now Cumbria police have enlisted their help.
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One of the oldest traditions in The Borders is underway - the Langholm Common Riding.
Ambleside Sports Day hosted the first women's world championship for Cumberland and Westmorland wrestling.
A mental health ward under threat of closure at Kendal's Westmorland Hospital has won a temporary reprieve