Engineers from Electricity North West have restored power to another 1,100 properties affected by ex-hurricane Ophelia, taking the total restored since yesterday to more than 19,000. Engineers are continuing to work to restore power to the remaining 700
The Kendal Strategic Transport Infrastructure Study was commissioned by Cumbria County Council’s South Lakeland Local Committee, in partnership with South Lakeland District Council
A MODEST have-a-go hero who fought off two armed robbers as he delivered bread to a Cumbrian shop has been honoured.
Volunteers are being sought to help with a large planting project in Workington. Over 15,000 crocus bulbs will be planted in Workington
Engineers from Electricity North West are working round the clock in difficult conditions today to restore power after ex-hurricane Ophelia hit the North West.
COPELAND Council is investing in its workforce by welcoming six new apprentices this week. The new staff members will complete 18-month apprenticeships
Appearing in a court room can be a daunting experience, as much for expert witnesses and lawyers as defendants.
Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service is supporting the Fire Kills campaign and are educating communities to take care this Candle Fire Safety Week
A MAN who carried out a vicious late night homophobic street attack on a female couple has been sent to prison.
Explore the Lake District whatever the weather as Brockhole-on-Windermere’s brand new indoor caving experience, Brave the Cave, opens this weekend
A MAN who shouted abuse at his ex-partner before intimidating her mother will be sentenced by a judge next month.
Greg Johnston, co-founder of Cumbrian charity Team Evie, has won the ‘Inspirational Father’ award at this year’s national Butterfly Awards.
County council highways crews were in action through the night dealing with the impact of Storm Ophelia. Crews responded to 34 different incidents, mainly in the west of the county
TEN town centre businesses have reaped the rewards of Copeland Mayor Mike Starkie’s transformational regeneration scheme.
RECENT bride Sarah Hodgson has chopped off her long locks for charity. Sarah, who recently got married to her partner of 10 years, decided she would donate 12 inches of her hair to children who have lost theirs
A FATHER and two sons who deny plotting to handle stolen goods will go on trial in the new year
A CARLISLE man has admitted a September crime spree which included a knifepoint robbery and unlawful wounding.
A MAN involved in daytime violence inside a Carlisle betting shop has been locked up for 21 months.
With the weather being as it has been for the last few weeks, seeing anything of the sun in Cumbria has been a rarity but today an even bigger rarity has been seen.
Nearly 2,000 children (43%) surveyed in Cumbria wish they could change life for other children in the county so they don’t live in poverty, have enough friends and can be happy.