Those facing the prospect of hosting larger families and catering for greater numbers during the festive season can take heart from some handy tips on food preparation and ideas for wholesome fare from a local chef.

With hotel and restaurant chefs across Cumbria...

Cumbria will have a single coroner from 1 January 2015, bringing it into line with a number of other counties in the country. The current roles of Sou...
Cumbria Health on Call is urging patients to get organised this Christmas in a bid to ease winter pressures. Recently ranked in the top 10 per cent in...
Police have received numerous reports of flooded roads particularly in the Carlisle and Allerdale areas. The roads that are worse affected are:
Police are warning motorists to adjust their speed due to deteriorating road conditions following heavy rain that has fallen across the county. Police...
Cumbria County Council’s programme of planning for unprecedented levels of budget cuts and seeking further savings of £83 million has been shown to be...
With NHS organisations across Cumbria coming under exceptional demand, local doctors, nurses and paramedics are asking the public to help them by thin...
Staff and pupils from Windermere St Anne’s Prep School visited the Rescue Centre of Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team on Monday (8 December) and had an opportunity to find out about the latest...
A 68-year-old Ambleside based charity that helps to turn around the lives of young people, their families and communities has appointed their first volunteer co-ordinator to help it continue its work...
Whitehaven’s Townscape Heritage Initiative is to offer a series of lectures and taster days for residents in 2015. The events will highlight the importance of protecting the town’s rich architectural...
Police in Carlisle have released CCTV images as part of an investigation into a theft of a forklift truck.On Monday 17th November 2014 at approximately 9.50pm, offenders stole a yellow Tale gas-...