No one will be prosecuted after a six-month police investigation into a whistle-blower who leaked a crime commissioner's expenses claims.
No one will be prosecuted after a six-month long police investigation into a whistle-blower who leaked a crime commissioner's expenses.
A lake in Cumbria which inspired William Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter is up for sale on eBay.
Cumbria Police are appealing for information about the whereabouts of Derrick Matthews, 54, in connection with numerous offences of theft of charity boxes in Cumbria during the last month.
Police are investigating a number of incidents across Ambleside, Grasmere and Kirby Lonsdale where staff in local businesses have been distracted and the charity boxes stolen.
Police would like to speak to Mr Matthews, as they believe he may have some information about the incidents.
Officers are asking all hotels, guest houses and shop owners to contact police if they see Mr Matthews. Cumbria Constabulary are appealing for him to hand himself in or for anyone who knows his whereabouts or has seen him recently to contact the police.
BAE Systems says it will consult unions on ending the production of the M777 howitzer at Barrow, which could put 200 jobs at risk.
The move comes after the delay of a potential sale of the weapons to India.
A company spokesman said the company would look to redeploy anyone who lost their jobs into its submarine business at the Barrow site, which is currently recruiting.
A ninety three year old man from Cumbria has become the Open University's oldest graduate after gaining a degree in Arts.
Clifford Dadson from Grange-over-Sands hadn't done any studying for for over 60 years but decided to venture back into education after his wife Rae died.
Kim Inglis has been to meet him.
Four councils in the North West are "inadequate" at caring for some of the most vulnerable children in society, a report has found.
The standard of child protection at Blackpool, Cheshire East, Cumbria and Rochdale councils is "unacceptably poor", Ofsted has warned.
The watchdog which inspects children's social care including child protective services, said more needs to be done to address "incompetent and ineffective" leadership in children's services.
It said some managers do not have a "firm understanding" of what constitutes good practice.
The 47-year-old driver of the bus that crashed in Grayrigg was bailed yesterday pending further police investigation. He had been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving.
Investigations are underway into the cause of the crash between a school bus and a lorry, which happened near Kendal this morning.
The driver of the lorry that was involved in a crash with a bus carrying school children near Kendal, has been taken to hospital with suspected spinal injuries.
The front cab of the lorry was crushed in the crash.
A bus driver has been arrested after a crash with a school bus near Kendal in south Cumbria.
The lorry driver had to be cut out of his cabin and has been taken to hospital with spinal injuries.
A woman traveling on the the bus has neck injuries and many of the children have minor injuries such as cuts and bruises as the bus did not have seat belts for passengers.
The A685 between Tebay and Kendal is still blocked - drivers are asked to find another route.