St Mary’s Hospice in Ulverston is holding a Christmas Super Draw, which will give someone the chance to win a top cash prize of £5,000 before Christmas. Books of tickets for the Super Draw are currently available from the St Mary’s Hospice shops in Barrow, Dalton, Ulverston, Grange, and Millom, direct from...

County council public health chiefs are urging people worried about HIV to take a test early.

People living with HIV can expect a near norma...

Loan sharks will be targeting vulnerable people during the Christmas period warn Trading Standards officers.

25,000 individuals in England f...

Cumbria is now among the best performing counties in the country in terms of the amount of waste it recycles - and is well on track to reach the re...

Parents are being urged to avoid an unwanted Christmas present and take advantage of a free flu vaccination for their children.

This year, a...

The number of smokers who have given up the habit in Stoptober has increased dramatically – up 17 per cent on last year.

More than 1,800 Cum...

Grass snakes and slow worms will be added to the world’s largest garden wildlife survey on 24 and 25 January 2015

More than half a million...

Friends of the Lake District is holding its second mass-volunteering ‘Fell Care Day’ event of the year at Grasmere on Wednesday 26 November, and will be hosting a visit from Parliamentary Under...
The Western Lake District will be showcasing a selection of Cumbria's finest culinary produce, crafts and giftware in the run up to the festive period, with Muncaster Castle hosting its fourth annual...
A former Commonwealth record holder and member of the Great British athletics team has made an unusual career move by starting work at a Cumbrian brewery. Linda Stanton, who competed in the pole...
An industrious group of crafty Kendal knitters have exceeded their own high standards and raised over a thousand pounds for the Royal British Legion's Remembrance Poppy Appeal. The ladies of "Knit,...