The people of Copeland have voted in favour of having an elected Mayor running the council. More than 12,000 people voted in favour of change compared to just under 5,500 who wanted the status quo. The council will now work with central government to find the best date to hold a Mayoral election.
More top news
Police are asking for information after army medals were stolen from Wigton.
Police in Dumfries are looking to identify three men following two unprovoked assaults on Saturday night.
A man has been arrested following an incident in Annan, leaving a 40-year-old man with serious injuries.