Lancaster-based architecture practice Harrison Pitt Architects has been appointed to oversee the extension of an award-winning Lakes hotel. The £250,000 project will see the addition of five new bedrooms at the Grade II-listed Hipping Hall, which is based in the Cumbrian market town of Kirkby Lonsdale....

An arts centre, a rugby league club, a family centre and a public authority for a project on behalf of a whole town all received grants from the Co...

Latest figures from central Government indicate that the Cumbrian economy is offering some of the highest numbers of apprenticeships in the UK....

Copeland’s annual electoral canvass begins this month, and residents are being urged not to lose their right to vote.
The annual event asks...

A man's  body has been found on the beach at Bardsea, Ulverston. The body was found by a member of the public at around 9.15am this morning. F...

A new open-top bus service is winding its way down the shores of Ullswater – sometimes dubbed as ‘England’s most beautiful lake’ – thanks to suppor...

Police and partner agencies are issuing a drug warning to people attending the Kendal Calling festival following the death of an 18 year old man fr...

A Colby family who are developing their garden to help them become more self-sufficient are welcoming visitors on Sunday 2 August. Annabelle and Mike Kennedy have designed their village garden to...
The Pride in Penrith Lottery scored some centre-stage action at this year’s Penrith Show. As part of the community lottery’s fifth anniversary celebrations, it hosted an entertaining Bubblekickz five...
Twelve Ornamental Cherry (Prunus) trees have found new homes in Penrith this week, after they were dug up from the Penrith New Squares development to make way for the construction of the new Premier...
On August 20 and 21, a team of six Oaklea Trust employees will take on the Cumbrian Three Peaks challenge to raise money for Oaklea’s Wishlist fund. The challenge takes in three of England’s highest...

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