The bridge closed for the second time one week ago after divers found fresh damage to the crossing's foundations.Read the full story ›
Parkside Road in Kendal, which is part of the Victoria Bridge diversion, is closed until further notice.Read the full story ›
The original repairs to the bridge had to be undertaken after Storm Desmond caused extensive damage in 2015.Read the full story ›
The 150-year-old crossing over the River Kent was closed to vehicles and pedestrians on 23 July due to flood damage.Read the full story ›
Two vehicles were involved in the crash between Kendal and Shacklabank Lane. It's affecting traffic on the M6 between Sedbergh and Kendal.Read the full story ›
A man charged with attempted murder following an assault in Kendal has appeared in court.
Luke Canning, aged 21, of Bridge Street, Burneside, appeared at Barrow Magistrates’ Court today.
Canning, also charged with possession of an offensive weapon, was remanded in custody and is due to appear at Carlisle Crown Court on 15 April.
The charges relate to an assault that happened in the early hours of Saturday 30 March on a footpath at Waterside in Kendal.
The victim of the assault, a 33-year-old Kendal man, remains in a critical condition.
A man has been charged with attempted murder following an assault in Kendal.
Luke Canning, aged 21, of Bridge Street, Burneside, has been charged with attempted murder and possession of an offensive weapon.
The charges are in relation to an assault that left a 33-year-old man in a critical condition in hospital.
Luke Canning has been remanded in custody ahead of an appearance at Barrow Magistrates’ Court on April 1.
A 27-year-old Kendal man who was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder has been released with no further action.
The victim of the assault, also from Kendal, remains in a critical condition at Royal Preston Hospital.
Two men from Manchester have been charged with drugs offences after a car crashed into a police car in Kendal on Friday.
27-year old Billy John Carl Johnson of Reginald Street, Eccles in Manchester and 26-year old Stephen Ayrey of The Gardens, Eccles, have been charged with possessing crack cocaine with intent to supply and handling stolen goods.
Johnson faces a further charge of dangerous driving.
The charges follow a car crash, where a car collided with a police car and two parked vehicles in Kirkland, Kendal at about 11.45am on Friday.
“Cumbria Constabulary takes all drugs crime seriously. To tackle drugs offences we need the help of the public and any information, no matter how minor it might seem, could help. Please contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”
A man has been arrested in Kendal on suspicion of possession of a firearm and theft.
Armed police were deployed to the town centre at 3pm on Sunday 24 June following reports of a man carrying a suspected handgun.
A 26-year-old man remains in police custody.
There was no perceived threat to the public.
Police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information should call 101.
Police were called to concerns for three people in the water. A 36-year-old man was taken to Furness General Hospital where he later died.Read the full story ›