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Cumbria County Council has announced plans to close Abbey Care Home in Staveley. It says the building is no longer fit for purpose.Read the full story ›
A Cumbrian care home has been named best in the country at a prestigious awards ceremony in London.
Silloth Nursing and Residential Care Home beat off competition from more than 3,000 others across the UK to claim the "Care home of the Year" award.
Lori Carnochan went along to meet some of the staff and residents:
The future of a care home, which has been closed since December's floods, will be discussed at a public consultation beginning today.
Residents from Edenside in Appleby have launched a campaign to return to the home, but ultimately Cumbria County Council will decide whether to re-open or permanently close it.
The company that owns a Cumbrian nursing home has been fined £400,000 after a 91-year-old woman died after falling from her bed.Read the full story ›
Archie Potts has won an award for his volunteer work at a Dumfries care home despite being older than many of its residents.
Fiona McIlwraith went to Charnwood Lodge to meet him.
The Service Manager of the care home where 87-year-old Archie Potts volunteers has said that they're grateful for the work that he does.
Denise Malone, who is also Mr Potts' daughter, was pleased to see his efforts recognised by a national award.
A local man has won a national award in recognition of his efforts at a care home in Dumfries.
At 87, Archie Potts is older than many of the residents of Charnwood Lodge.
He has spent the last 18 months working to transform its garden for their pleasure.
Archie Potts, who is older than many of the residents of Charnwood Lodge, has won a national award for his work at the care home.Read the full story ›
Today the campaign to have a man with Down's Syndrome and dementia cared for in his home town succeeded.
Michael Cavelrt's family started an online petition, signed by more than 150,000 people, to ensure that he would be cared for in Wigton.
In a meeting this morning, it was confirmed that Mr Cavelry would remain in Wigton.
Hannah McNulty reports.