Road works sites are getting a ‘hole-lot’ smarter thanks to new technology pioneered in the North West. Utility supply company Amey has teamed up with one of its biggest customers United Utilities, to launch a mobile phone app for emergency water and sewer...

With pupils heading back to class this week after the summer holidays, eligible parents are being urged to make use of free school meals and clothing...
New Chief Constable Jerry Graham has stated he remains committed to providing a viable independent police force for Cumbria during a challenging finan...
Police are appealing for witnesses to an incident that occurred at 8.50pm on Friday 22nd August 2014 on Ellenfoot Drive, Maryport. Police received a r...
Police are appealing for witnesses to damage caused at Longtown Primary School and Pear Tree Nursery between the 22nd and 26th August. Over the weeken...
West Cumbria must be prepared to meet the demand for skilled personnel as the region increases its global reputation as a leading nuclear business clu...
A small sports club has been given £10,000 by Lottery-funded Sport England to start teaching people to row on Windermere. Until 2007, there were no ro...
An exhibition celebrating the pioneering archaeologists and antiquarians who recorded, protected and revealed the stories of the Hadrian's Wall frontier opened across 11 Hadrian’s Wall Country sites...
A boy aged 15 has died after his bicycle was involved in a crash with a van in west Cumbria. The collision happened at Santon Bridge near Gosforth at around 11.30 am on Saturday 23rd August. The...
Cumbria’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Richard Rhodes has made grant awards to The Rock Currock Youth Project and to Carlisle Youth Zone. Over the next three years the Commissioner will be...
Lake District visitor attraction, Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum, is predicting high visitor numbers over the weekend of August 30 and 31, thanks to a predicted peak of interest in Japanese...