A couple from Egremont in West Cumbria have collected so much aid to take on holiday to the Gambia they have set up a charity and booked a 40ft shipping container.
Colin and Sharon Fox have been overwhelmed by the generosity of Cumbrians and hope to help Gambian children go to school and furnish a hospital.
The first consignment of aid donations from the people of Carlisle are on their way to refugees living in camps around Calais.Read the full story ›
Doug Scott and Dougal Haston's successful ascent of the south west face of Everest brought a moment of joy to Britain... a country in the midst of strikes and IRA attacks.
But the legacy of the 1975 expedition, led by Sir Chris Bonington, has benefited Nepal as well.
Watch the second of Greg Hoare's reports here:
Forty years ago, Doug Scott and Dougal Haston became the first Britons to reach the peak of Mount Everest.
Greg Hoare went to meet Doug Scott:
A Scottish Borders town's competition to send "I Love Gala" bags around the globe had a fairy tale ending...Read the full story ›
Doug Scott recounts his journey to the top of Everest, 40 years ago... an expedition that went down in history, but was laced with tragedy.Read the full story ›
Lockerbie investigators have been invited to go to Libya to question new suspects in the case.Read the full story ›
The special relationship between the south of Scotland town and Norway has its roots in the Second World War.Read the full story ›
Volunteers in Carlisle have been so overwhelmed with donations of food and warm clothing for Syrian Refugees that they now need help to get the goods to Calais.
A date has been set for the convoy: they'll head south on 28th November so they can give aid to those who need it before the cold weather kicks in.
Fiona Marley Paterson reports.