A Barrow man has been handed a four year jail sentence today after pleading guilty to committing indecent assaults against a child in the 1960s.
71 year old George Hughes of Blake Street, Barrow in Furness was given the sentence at Barrow in Furness Crown Court...

Join Cumbria Chamber for their lunchtime network five speed event on Wednesday 27 March at the Crown Hotel, Wetheral, Nr Carlisle from 12.30pm to 2.30...
Allerdale Borough Policing Team recently received a number of complaints regarding parking issues in and around the schools in Workington and Maryport...
More than £75,000 has been granted to a variety of community projects and causes across Eden. Today (Monday 4 March) Cumbria County Council’s Eden Loc...
More than 96 per cent of applicants who applied by the closing date for secondary school places in Cumbria have secured their first preference. Figure...
Business leaders from the world of tourism in Cumbria are heading to Carlisle for the spring meeting of Cumbria Tourism’s Commercial Members. The memb...
The first week of a public consultation about identifying futures sites for housing in Eden District is already stimulating a lively debate, as people...
This year’s Kendal Festival of Food will be tantalising the taste buds of foodies on March 2 and 3, but is also whetting the appetite of those heading to a brand new South Lakeland District Council...
Penrith and the Border MP Rory Stewart welcomed the news that local family-run business - the Llama Karma Kafe - has been crowned regional champion in the Countryside Alliance Awards, nicknamed the "...
The Allerdale Business Connections networking group was celebrating at their Marketing Tips’ meeting held in Wigton last week (Thursday 31st Jan). This first event of the year saw over 40 businesses...
The Friends of Penrith and Eden Museum have acquired a medieval silver pilgrim badge dating from the late 15 or early 16 century, which was discovered in a garden at Bolton, near Appleby. The badge,...