A new £7.5million pound facility to train future generations of nuclear workers has opened in west Cumbria today.Read the full story ›
An 89 year old man who was a prisoner in Auschwitz before being brought to Cumbria as a child, has been telling of how he survived.
Arek Hersch continues to use his story to educate others about the lessons from what happened. He's been in Carlisle in the run up to Holocaust Memorial Day this weekend.
It coincides with an exhibition at Cumbria House, remembering the atrocity and subsequent genocides.Here's Arek's story:
- Brough Community Primary School
- Crosby Ravensworth C of E School
- Kirkby Stephen Grammar School
- Morland Area C of E Primary School
- Penruddock Primary School
- Skelton School
DUMFRIES & GALLOWAY
- All reopened
- ALL schools closed
The Devil's Porridge Museum in Eastriggs has received almost £45,000 worth of funding from the Big Lottery Fund to work with young people over the next two years.
It was the explosive mixture made by workers at the World War One munitions factory near Gretna, and was dubbed the Devil's Porridge by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
This is the story behind the name:
Bright Tribe Trust, which is responsible for running the troubled school, is to be replaced, the Government has confirmed.Read the full story ›
Teaching staff at the troubled school says pupils' futures are being "ruined". The COO of Bright Tribe has now quit.Read the full story ›
A new high school in the Scottish Borders has officially opened today.
Pupils were piped into Kelso High School this morning for the first day of lessons in the state of the art facility.
The head boy and head girl raised the school's flag to mark the occasion.
The new school boasts 3G and 2G sports pitches as well as an eco garden and allotment.
A new sports hall costing more than £1million has opened at a school in Workington. The area's MP visited along with para athlete Simon Lawson for its official opening. Our reporter Graham Stothard was there:
The MP for Copeland is encouraging young jobseekers to attend the first Copeland Skills Fair in west Cumbria.Read the full story ›
150 nursing apprentices could be coming to north-west England, following a successful bid by the University of Cumbria.Read the full story ›