Arthur Quin, chef de partie at The Punch Bowl Inn and Restaurant at Crosthwaite near Kendal has been crowned the 2015 North West Young Chef of the Year. Arthur, 19, was the youngest finalist in the annual competition run by Essential Cuisine, and was described by judges as “immensely talented” with “...

Councillor Kevin Beaty (Conservative/Skelton) has been elected as the new Leader of Eden District Council at the authority’s annual meeting. Counci...

NHS Cumbria Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust, (UMBHT) and North Cumbria University Ho...

Over 100 GPs from across Cumbria came together at the Full Council of Members meeting to look at how General Practice can be provided in the future...

The shortlist for this year’s Penrith Stars of Business Awards, sponsored by Dodd & Co Accountants has been announced.  The awards, organi...

A man from Bolton Low Houses has been charged in connection with a number of fraud offences.Donald George Anthony Scott, aged 61, from Bolton Low H...

A woman has died after falling 60ft by Anglers Crag while on the Coast to Coast walk. She was treated at the scene by team doctors, North West...

Visitors to Hadrian’s Wall this weekend will be able answer the age old question ‘what did the Romans ever do for us?’, after they taste an almost 1,500 year old recipe which has a more than striking...
Would-be sailors from across Cumbria and North Lancashire have defied the laws of physics and the lapping of lake water to raise money for charity. A flotilla of 22 ‘waterproof’ craft took to...
The family of a man who died following a road traffic collision in Barrow yesterday have paid tribute to a ‘well-known character who was fun loving and good for a joke’. John Bromley, aged 81, from...
At their latest meeting, members of the Penrith Rural Women in Business (RWN) network welcomed Sally Fielding, award winner, entrepreneur and owner of Sally’s Cottages. The group was keen to hear how...