Work has begun on the transformation of Waterhead Pier in Ambleside.
Thousands of people use the pier every year but that's taken its toll on the path and the recent floods have caused further damage.
South Lakeland District Council wants to make the walkway wider and make it look more appealing for tourists.
Liverpool musician Colin Vearncombe, known as Black, has died after suffering head injuries in a car accident.Read the full story ›
Coleen and Wayne Rooney have announced the birth of their third child with dual messages on Twitter.
"Our gorgeous little Boy arrived today!!" Ms Rooney tweeted.
The pair have named the new addition Kit Joseph Rooney.
Our gorgeous little Boy arrived today!! Kit Joseph Rooney .... 8Ib 1oz. We are all over the moon!!
Our gorgeous little boy arrived today. Kit Joseph Rooney. 8Ib 1oz. We are over the moon.
The couple, who married since 2008, have two other children, Klay and Kai.
Shayne Ward has picked up the best newcomer award at the National Television awards. The actor and singer from Manchester won the accolade for his role as Aidan Connor in Coronation Street.
Bolton comedian Peter Kay's Car Share picked up the award for best Comedy show.
The actors attended the read through in central London ahead of filming beginning in Manchester next monthRead the full story ›
A barman is amazing customers by serving their alcohol with acrobatic flair.Read the full story ›
A club in Manchester is running courses in how to be stand up comedian. The Frog & Bucket launched a number of successful careers.Read the full story ›
Steve Coogan will team up with John C Reilly to play much-loved double act Stan Laurel and Oliver HardyRead the full story ›
Jo Brand's Hell of a Walk starts on Friday in Hull and she will walk across to Liverpool in aid of charity.Read the full story ›
A Manchester comedy institution has launched its own stand-up course.Read the full story ›