Nearly 26,000 young children in the North West are expected to benefit from a government scheme aimed at helping prevent them falling behind before they have even started school.

Schools, nurseries and child minders will be given up to £300 for every three and...

Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called  out at 3.45pm yesterday, October 23 by the Coastguard to go to the aid of two children stuck on a sm...
The weekend of Remembrance Sunday will be marked at Rheged with two talks that surround the exhibition currently running in centre’s Gallery: The Art...
Councillors are warning that 1,800 further jobs will go from Cumbria County Council over the next three years. The stark picture emerged as the counc...
Richard Parry, Corporate Director for Health and Care Services, is to leave Cumbria County Council in January next year. He will take up the post of...
Crosby Ravensworth has applied to Eden District Council to be designated as an area that has the power to make their own planning decisions.
The five GP practices in Workington who received £511,000 from the Prime Minister’s Challenge Fund to provide 8am-8pm, seven-day-a-week GP services in...
Guests staying at Holgates camping and caravan parks have raised a massive £5,000 for the holiday park group’s two chosen charities, The Christie, Manchester, which has been pioneering cancer...
As the seasons change and the heating is turned on in many homes The Oaklea Trust, a charitable organisation, based in Cumbria who offer support to disabled and disadvantaged people are giving ...
Africa’s largest tortoise successfully bred at Wildlife Park – babies are less than a handful and named after cartoon cousins The Lake District Wildlife Park near Keswick is celebrating the birth of...
A pilot project to support older and vulnerable people in Carlisle has been chosen from 200 international schemes to feature in the International Healthy Cities Conference in Greece this month. Mrs...