A decorative scroll bearing the most famous poem by William Wordsworth, Daffodils, in Chinese, has been presented to the poet’s former home at Rydal Mount near Ambleside.
The ornate two-metre long work of art was brought to the Lake District by a British lecturer...

A menu to celebrate a special Wordsworth bi-centenary is launched this weekend at a restaurant in Ambleside. Stampers is based in the building where W...
Four men were charged on 9th March 2013 with theft after a spate of mountain bike thefts in Cumbria last year. Shaun Whitehead, aged 34, Andrew Whiteh...
Hundreds of school pupils all over Cumbria are getting ready to jump on their bikes and scooters to take part in a national travel-to-school challenge...
The C5001 known as "The Struggle" is closed due to snow and ice between Ambleside and Kirkstone Pass Inn. Cumbria Police are advising motorists to av...
Police can confirm that a man who died after falling in Great Langdale this weekend has been formally identified as 47 year old Stephen Kevin Aindow f...
School pupils are writing poetry for a competition to mark an important Wordsworth bicentenary in Ambleside next spring. Students from the Lakes Schoo...
Coinciding with the Kendal Mountain Festival Kendal Mountain Rescue Team's two Deputy Team Leaders, Dave Howarth and Kath Jackson, pictured set off at 8.30pm on Friday 16 November to travel around...
​At Kendal Mountain Rescue’s AGM held recently Eddie Harrison presented a well-deserved certificate of recognition to team member Steve Kelley for achieving 40 years of service in Mountain Rescue....
Winners of a competition to help promote sustainable travel in the Lake District have been testing out how to get around England’s largest national park without relying on their cars. A couple from...
South Lakes MP Tim Farron has called on the University of Cumbria to ‘live up to its promises’ and re-open Ambleside campus. Tim is confident that the University will return to Ambleside by 2014, but...