The area has started producing its own gin for the first time in more than 180 years.Read the full story ›
Muckle Toon Media has taken on the Eskdale and Liddesdale Advertiser. The paper was losing money for previous owner, the CN Group.Read the full story ›
More than 500 properties in the centre of Carlisle are being affected by a power cut.
The problem is affecting homes and businesses in the CA3 postcode area.
Electricity North West says it's hoping to return power to the area by 1pm today.
A further nine rural bank branches will close in the south of Scotland this summer, Lloyds Banking Group has announced.Read the full story ›
Market traders are still unsure about what Brexit will mean... but many have already had to deal with rising costs.Read the full story ›
Zachary Macdonald got the shock of his life when he spotted a live maggot inside his Easter egg.Read the full story ›
Cumbrian food is to be celebrated at a special event in Carlisle tomorrow.
The Local Food Show will be held at H & H Exhibition Centre, and 50 stalls showing a variety of local produce will be on display.
Greg Hoare has this preview:
The event is part of the Food Carlisle initiative - you can find out more here.
Fish and chip fans are being urged to seek alternatives to Haddock from the North Sea and West of Scotland over fears of dwindling numbers.Read the full story ›
The campaigner behind a petition against the use of animal fat in plastic bank notes is threatening legal action over the Bank of England's decision to continue printing the notes.
Doug Maw, a vegan from Keswick, started a petition which has now been signed by more than 130,000 people.
He was invited to meet the Bank of England and discuss his concerns last month, however, the central bank has now said it will continue using the notes, as it would be too costly to replace them.
Mr Maw has said he is "angry" with the decision.
The fact that they've decided to go ahead and not withdraw and continue (circulating the notes), means they are forcing people who have religious and ethical objections to use something that's against their religious beliefs and their ethical beliefs.
I'm most definitely as of now looking at legal advice and we will definitely be bringing a test case against them because I'm pretty sure we will win it.
A petition against the use of animal fat in the controversial plastic bank notes was set up by a man from Keswick.Read the full story ›