Keswick’s much-loved Theatre by the Lake turned seventeen last week having staged an impressive 139 home-produced plays since it was officially opened by Dame Judi Dench and Michael Williams in December 1999. It opened on the shores of Derwentwater only just on time and...

Rory Stewart, MP for Penrith and The Border, has welcomed new statistics suggesting the Cumbrian economy has experienced encouraging growth during Jul...
Cumbria County Council and Public Health England are reminding young people going to college or university to get vaccinated against meningitis and se...
Plans to reduce the amount of time that records of closed companies are held from 20 years to six years could give corporate fraudsters a clean slate...
Cumbria County Council’s community waste prevention fund is a grant-giving scheme that supports the reduction of household waste whilst seeking to imp...
South Lakes businesses are facing sky-high insurance costs, but are excluded from the government’s flagship insurance scheme. Local MP Tim Farron is c...
Businesses in the North are falling behind the rest of the country in their preparations to tackle fraud, according to new research by the UK’s insolv...
Nowadays, not many people manage to stay with the same employer for a quarter of a century, but a Kendal man has just celebrated this landmark anniversary as a National Trust volunteer. Colin...
A small Cumbrian parish church is one of the poignant and remarkable venues for a series of concerts marking the on-going centenary of the First World War. With the 100th anniversary of the Battle of...
A 346 mile trek across England by Eden couple Roger and Marian Brown has so far raised £6,794 for Macmillan Cancer Support.The couple from Ainstable hope their Across Country For Cancer Care hike...
Cumbria Community Foundation’s Flood Recovery Appeal has given FIVE MILLION POUNDS to people across the county affected by December’s devastating floods. More than 4,000 applications have been...