Eight of the men from Cumbria who fought in WW1 received the prestigious Victoria Cross medal. Find out why here.
Before World War One the German Emperor was twice a visitor to what is now Cumbria, due to his great friendship with the Earl of Lonsdale
Forestry experts from all over the world have been in Cumbria to learn how to use woodland for profit and to cut flood risk.
A woman from Cumbria who set up a foster home in Ukraine 12 years ago has welcomed two of its adoptive parents to Kendal for two weeks of respite.
Genesis House was set up with the help of donations from the people of Cumbria. Refugee children are continuing to seek shelter there as the situation in war torn Ukraine worsens.
Children from Hawick are hosting an international dance event in the Borders. 60 youngsters from Scotland, Belgium and Lithuania are taking part.
The groups have been visiting each other's countries to stage traditional performances.
Hawick has welcomed 60 young folk dancers from Lithuania and Belgium. Aged between nine and 18, the visitors are staying with host families and have been performing around the Hawick area.
Teries in Tartan, who put together the program, aims to create international friendships and build on current friendships following a recent visit to Lithuania.
The Pride of Cumbria Air Ambulance is celebrating it's tenth birthday.
The aircraft, which is part of the Great North Air Ambulance Service, has responded to four and a half thousand call-outs in a decade. There were almost 500 last year.
It's funded solely by public donations.
The Duke of Edinburgh was out of the public gaze at the Lowther Show as he helped to judge the carriage driving competition. More than 30,000 people are expected to attend the show over the weekend.
More than 30,000 spectators are expected to visit this year's Lowther show ground in Cumbria over the weekend.
The show, which was cancelled in 2008 due to bad weather, was revived three years ago and now has over one hundred competitors in the carriage trials.
Organisers insist they are confident the event will still go ahead as planned despite predictions of heavy rain over the weekend.
The Duke of Edinburgh is visiting Lowther show ground in Cumbria today.
Prince Philip is helping to judge the carriage driving. He is also close friends with driver George Bowman senior, who was injured at Lowther show yesterday.
A famous carriage driver is recovering in hospital after getting injured at the Lowther show ground in Cumbria.
George Bowman, 78, was riding a horse drawn carriage when the animal bolted. Bowman fell off the carriage and sustain head and chest injuries. He was airlifted to the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle.
A famous carriage driver has been airlifted to hospital after an incident at the Lowther show-ground in Cumbria.
George Bowman senior, 78, from Penrith, suffered head and chest injures during a carriage driving accident yesterday and was airlifted to Carlisle's Cumberland Infirmary. His condition was said to be stable last night.
A 23-year-old woman was also treated by paramedics at the scene.
At the time of the Great War the German emperor was Kaiser Wilhelm the second. But what's less known about him is his connection to Cumbria and his close friendship before the war with the Earl of Lonsdale.
On a state visit here, he was cheered by local people. But as war loomed, the friendship broke down and Lord Lonsdale eventually formed his own army battalion to fight the Germans.
Tim Backshall has been looking at the story of the friends who became foes.