Sixteen year old Alice Pyne from Ulverston and her sister Milly have been awarded British Empire Medals.
The ceremony was held on the shores of Windermere and our correspondent Elaine Willcox was among the invited guests.
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Police investigating the deaths of a woman in her 20s and her two young daughters say they are not looking for anyone else.
An unknown child has left heart-wrenching notes along a street in Greater Manchester begging motorists to drive carefully.
Police were called to a house in a village near Bolton shortly before 3:50pm on Monday, after reports of concern for a woman's welfare.