A driver who cause the death of a 72-year-old man by careless driving in Penrith has been sentenced.Read the full story ›
A Cumbrian cyclist who was left paralysed from the neck down after a catastrophic crash has died.Read the full story ›
The elderly woman was airlifted to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle where she remains in a serious condition.Read the full story ›
Last year, more than 6,000 people took their own lives in the UK and Republic of Ireland.Read the full story ›
It's the third attack of this nature in Cumbria and southern Scotland in the last week.Read the full story ›
Residents in and around Penrith have been fighting to bring an end to the smell that has lingered for generations.Read the full story ›
Two people have been arrested in a village near Penrith as part of a police investigation into alleged modern slavery offences.Read the full story ›
A man suffered serious injuries after being hit by a van in the forecourt of a petrol station.Read the full story ›
A shop's opened in Penrith that promises to use no plastic, and has a zero-waste policy.
The idea behind Another Weigh is that customers can fill their own containers with goods that then get weighed.
It sells everything from cereals to plastic-free straws and nappies.
All profits will go to an educational charity. associated with the shop.
"I've got young children and I'm worried about their future. So I changed to re-useable nappies at home, reusable straws when we go out and about but then I go and do my food shop and I look in my basket and it was just full of the crinkle plastic you can't recycle so we had to do something about it."
A four-year-old girl born with a tennis-ball sized malignant tumour in her neck has started school, having made an "amazing recovery"Read the full story ›