As part of a series of special reports on Syrian refugees, Hannah McNulty has been looking at some of the work volunteers are doing to help them adjust to life in Cumbria
Shireen, 21, moved to Carlisle with her mother but was forced to leave the rest of her family behind in Syria.Read the full story ›
In the second part of our series, we met Sameer Al Assad who spent several years in a refugee camp with his wife and three children.Read the full story ›
Almost 71 million people are now classed as refugees - up 2 million in a year - the United Nations has revealed.Read the full story ›
In the first of the series, meet Walaa who left Syria with her family when war broke out.Read the full story ›
An estimated 5.7 million people have fled the Syria, according to the United Nations.Read the full story ›
World leaders joined the Queen as she marked the momentous events on the beaches of Normandy in June, 1944.Read the full story ›
The project will highlight the extent of damage being done to land and oceans through plastic pollution.Read the full story ›
Some of our region's skygazers were awake bright and early this morning to catch a glimpse of the rare super blood wolf moon.Read the full story ›
A bench has been unveiled in the west Cumbria town Cockermouth to coincide with the anniversary of the end of World War One.
The new street furniture is already catching the eye of locals and was installed by the Rotary Club. It's on the town's main street outside the United Reformed Church.
They gave the ultimate sacrifice, they gave their lives in absolutely horrific conditions and they did that for our benefit so that we at least can live in peace. It has not go to be forgotten.