It was decided by Allerdale Council on Wednesday evening that Cumbrian cricket hero Ben Stokes will be made a Freeman of the Borough.Read the full story ›
A meeting will be held between Allerdale councillors to discuss the motion to bestow the honour on the World Cup hero.Read the full story ›
The 28-year-old moved to Cockermouth at a young age where he played cricket for the local club.Read the full story ›
The petition, which has already seen more than 200 signatures, demands the city to be renamed Ben-Stoke-on-Trent.Read the full story ›
Cumbria's England cricketer Ben Stokes has been charged with bringing the game into disrepute following a late-night altercation.Read the full story ›
Ben Stokes will make his England return in the third Test against India on Saturday.
27-year-old Stokes missed the second Test at Lord's while he was on trial for his involvement in a fracas in Bristol in September.
After being cleared on Tuesday 14 August, he has replaced Sam Curran in the team.
Captain Joe Root said it was "probably one of the most difficult decisions I've had to make as captain".
Detectives investigating an incident outside a nightclub involving Ben Stokes have passed a file to the CPS for a decision on charging.Read the full story ›
In an interview with the Sun, the men say that Stokes came to their aid by standing up to people who were abusing them.Read the full story ›
The sports equipment manufacturer made the announcement on Wednesday 11 October.Read the full story ›
Ben Stokes will not travel to Australia with the rest of the Ashes squad on October 28, the England and Wales Cricket Board has announced.
The England and Wales Cricket Board has not made a final decision on Stokes' involvement in this winter's Ashes tour but, if he does feature, he will travel later.
The 26-year-old all-rounder is currently under investigation by police having been arrested on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm last month.
Jonny Bairstow, Liam Plunkett and Jake Ball have been given formal written warnings and fined for unprofessional conduct following an internal investigation into behaviour within the one-day squad, the governing body has also announced.