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Competition for amateur snappers

Credit: Lake District Hoteliers Association

A competition has begun to find the best photographs of the Lake District in winter. The competition is part of campaign to drive tourism to the region. Entrants are being asked to submit the best snaps.

Credit: Lake District Hoteliers Association

The competition is open to photographers of all ages and split into two categories: over 18s and under 18s. So If you've got some Lake District photos you're particularly proud of and you want to enter the competition.. then click herefor more details.

New App helping to cut food waste

We throw away millions of pounds worth of food every day Credit: pa

Food lovers are using an App to help cut food waste. The app acts a link between restaurants with surplus food and customers can buy it for up to a 90% discount. Since its launch in June organisers of the scheme say it's saved over 8,000 meals from heading to landfill unnecessarily in Brighton, Birmingham, London and Leeds. And now its up and running in Manchester.


Watch: Lee Rigby’s mum says victims of trolls shouldn’t be forced to give evidence

The mother of Lee Rigby is speaking about her shock at being threatened with prosecution over the court case of an internet troll targeting her family.

Lyn Rigby was ordered to give evidence via video link during an appeal by a man called Christopher Spivey, from Essex.

He was convicted of harassing the Rigby family and sending grossly offensive messages over social media.

Lee Rigby was murdered by extremists in London four-years-ago. Hismother says she's been forced to relive her ordeal.

She spoke exclusively to our correspondent Mel Barham:

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