The Friends of the Lake District - Cumbria's leading landscape conservation charity - has elected Sir Martin Holdgate, environmental scientist and international conservationist, as its new President. Martin Holdgate grew up in Blackpool but the Eden Valley was his childhood holiday home, and it was there...

Police are investigating the circumstances of a road traffic collision which occurred between Outrigg, St Bees and Grove Road, Egremont at around 6...

Cumbria’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Richard Rhodes has today launched his second annual report. The Commissioner has a statutory responsi...

Simon Morgan and his team at the eye department of Westmorland General Hospital have been nominated for a national award after outstanding praise f...

Residents are being invited to a public meeting to review and give feedback on this year’s Appleby Horse Fair. Cumbria County Council is holding a...

The overall winner of The Lakeland Book of the Year 2014 was revealed on Tuesday 15 July, at a special literary luncheon, held at the idyllic four...

Home owners in Cumbria are being warned to beware of telephone calls telling them they are entitled to several thousands of pounds worth of funding...

A free exhibition charting the history of theatre in Keswick opens at Theatre by the Lake on Mon 28 July and runs for six weeks. It marks the end of a year-long oral history project called...
Cumbria Police have charged a 58 year old man in connection with numerous sexual offences. Stephen Taylor, of Leconfield Street, Cleator Moor, has been charged in connection with the following...
Police are issuing a warning to drug suppliers that their activity will not be tolerated in this county.Throughout this week the Constabulary will be promoting the work they do in order to limit and...
Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team (MRT) celebrated its anniversary with a gathering at Patterdale Hall of many of those who have been involved in the Team over the past 50 years. Guests had an...

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