Famed broadcaster Eric Robson is one of the stars of a new event which is perfect for all lovers of the great outdoors. Cumbria Fell Fest takes place in Cockermouth on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 April 2013. The event aims to promote everything this county has to offer in...

A European campaign begins today (11 March 2013) which aims to ensure that people who are in vehicles are belting up and wearing their seat belts. Pol...
The new head of the North West Counter Terrorism Unit (NW CTU) is urging communities across the North West of England to support the police in the fig...
Police are investigating the theft of a mobile phone which occurred inside the McDonalds Restaurant on Stricklandgate, Kendal at 2:20pm on Boxing Day...
Two brothers, Mark Wilson aged 24 and James Wilson, aged 26 have been sentenced to a combined total of 26 years in prison for Section 18 GBH and robbe...
The Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out at 8.45 p.m. last night following a ‘999’ call from a mobile phone, from four young male walkers who h...
Penrith Mountain Rescue Team was called to assist two walkers who were “stuck in snow” in the Great Dun Fell area on Tuesday, November 6 at 9.43am. Th...
I was due to write Part 2 of my column entitled “What exactly is HR?” but I feel that there is a more pressing issue and this will therefore have to wait until next time…writes Phil Collier of...
Police have today released an image of a man that they would like to speak to in connection with a theft of a mobile phone case from Wilkinsons store in Carlisle on Friday 6 April 2012 at around 11....
Mark Jackson has been sentenced today to a total of three and a half years in prison for for his involvement in the supply of heroin in Barrow in Furness. The sentencing at Preston Crown Court...
  Police across the county brought awareness of the importance of wearing a seat belt as part of the European campaign. A campaign was launched across Europe on 12th March until 18th March to...