The village of Shap has had a Spring clean this week, organised by Shap Chippy . More than twenty people turned up in glorious sunshine and armed with litter pickers, gloves and bags from Eden District Council set off to clear the village of rubbish.

Residents and visitors are being reminded that health advice is available from community pharmacies across Cumbria. The local pharmacy can help you st...
Cumbria Police today received a new Kawasaki ZZR 1400 motorcycle to promote their BikeSafe initiative. The bike has been donated on loan from J&L...
A man's body has been found today (15 April 2014) in Lake Windermere. Police spotted the body in the water at around 10:19 am. Formal identification h...
The countdown has begun to the European Parliamentary Elections on Thursday 22 May. More than five million people across North West England will have...
The Windermere ferry will be taken out of the water later this month for its five-yearly refit and full inspection. Mallard, a vessel that can carry 1...
Eden District Council has received another Neighbourhood Designation Order application. This time, from Alston Moor Parish Council. This follows hard...
A 15 year old schoolgirl from Carlisle has won the Rydal Mount Wordsworth Prize for young poets. Heidi Ostell, a pupil at Trinity High School, won the award with her poem, Leviathan of the Forest. It...
New access rights enabling people to enjoy 36 kilometres of coastline between Allonby and Whitehaven came into force today (11 April), and a ceremony will be taking place to officially open this, the...
It’s not quite ‘One Born Every Minute’ but the Keepers at the Lake District Wildlife Park have been kept busy in the run up to Easter with a boom in the number of babies born right across the park....
Police are appealing for information after a shoplifting incident in Carlisle. Police are keen to speak to the man in the photograph in connection with the shoplifting, which was from the Co-Op on...