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Hospice at Home West Cumbria has been internationally hailed as an example of good end-of-life care.
WEST End star and X Factor runner-up Ray Quinn performs his solo live show in Barrow next weekend. The multi-talented singer, dancer and actor, who first came to national attention in 2000 playing Anthony Murray on Channel 4's Brookside, appears at The ...
A 79-year-old woman who was killed when she was struck by a car in Cumbria, has been described as an "elegant and cheery lady" by her family.
A 10-YEAR-OLD boy has been bitten by a stray Golden Retriever outside a supermarket in a South Cumbrian town. The incident occurred yesterday at 3pm outside ASDA in Burton Road, Kendal.
THE route controversial power lines will take from west Cumbria to Lancashire has been revealed as part of a detailed plan released today by National Grid chiefs.

SOUTH Cumbria students have been given a lesson in life-saving as part of the UK's biggest ever mass CPR training event.
A MAN who wounded a woman in West Cumbria has been warned he is "almost certain" to receive a lengthy prison sentence. Michael Carlton, 50, appeared at Carlisle Crown Court today (MON) via a video link from prison in front of Recorder Kevin Grice.
Over 60 young people across Cumbria have been helped by a new text messaging service that allows them to text Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust ...
University of Cumbria Law student, Lydia Jones, has been awarded a training contract with Carlisle solicitors Cartmell Shepherd, and she couldn't be more delighted.
As of one our Trainer Assessors you will be working across South Cumbria - Windermere, Kendal, Ulverston and the surrounding areas having a base in the local office alongside your colleagues and Area manager.
The city's group of Amnesty International hosted Learning About refugees to offer local people the chance to find about more about the plight of people fleeing their war-torn home countries for a better life.
The route controversial power lines will take from West Cumbria through Furness and south Cumbria and onwards to Lancashire has been revealed as part of a detailed plan released today by National Grid chiefs.
A CRUCIAL weather warning system that predicts where storms will hit next does not cover Cumbria, it has been revealed. If it had, the county could have been better prepared for Storm Desmond - which caused last winter's devastating floods.
The first sign of snow this winter has been recorded in Cumbria. The snow was on top of Great Dun Fell, east of Penrith - making it England's first snowfall this year.
Campaigners opposing plans to downgrade maternity services in west Cumbria have dressed up as corpses in front of a meeting of health bosses.
A "killer clown" craze is sweeping Britain, with police warning people against dressing as clowns in order to intimidate or harm people.

A man dies after falling about 500ft (152 metres) while walking in the Cumbrian fells.
Two green-fingered holiday home owners from Cumbria have become the pick of the bunch in a gardening competition run by a major holiday parks group.
This is the first time both the clinical and academic placements have been fully available in Cumbria which constitute a two-year intensive study programme to gain a Postgraduate Diploma in physician Associate Studies.
A flood warning is still in place for part of the north Cumbria coastline.
A prisoner was found dead in her cell with a ligature around her neck days after she gave birth, an inquest has heard. Michelle Barnes, 33, from Carlisle, was serving a two-year sentence at Low Newton prison in Durham for drugs offences when she was ...
TWO masked criminals who carried out a violent late night burglary at a couple's West Cumbria flat have been locked up for a total of 16 years.
COMMON butterflies saw a collapse in their population numbers in Cumbria over the summer despite the UK experiencing weather conditions that usually help them to thrive.
COMPENSATION payouts for people harmed by the NHS across the area - including within Barrow's hospital - rocketed by millions last year.
Cumbria County Council's Fire and Rescue Service is inviting people to apply to become fulltime firefighters. Applications for the firefighter posts can be made ...
Leading contractor, Wates Construction, has taken up residence in new office premises at Helm Bank in Kendal, marking the contractor's commitment to Cumbria and its ongoing growth across the county. Launching just eight months after Wates announced ...
Desperate carers across Cumbria will be left picking up the pieces if a controversial overhaul of local health services is allowed to go ahead, local support agencies claim.
Layout 1 Cumbria police are supporting a regional campaign this week (17th - 21st October) to raise awareness of modern day slavery and human trafficking.
Driving without insurance is illegal and police in Cumbria will be targeting and intercepting vehicles which are flagged up on the Motor Insurers' Bureau's database, which is able to list where vehicles are registered, and which ones are insured, as ...
police in Cumbria have released an interview with a registered sex offender, with him describing how supervision has helped him stop abusing children.
A Cumbria man has died after his car crashed into a tree.
A FLOOD warning and various flood alerts have been issued for the south Cumbria coast by the Environment Agency for high tide.
Highways England project manager Peter Gee said: "These are routine repairs - typically to tackle potholes and other surface defects caused by wear and tear - to ensure users of the M6 through this part of Cumbria can continue to enjoy safe, smooth and ...
Cumbria's "creepy clown" pranksters are still plaguing communities, with about 80 incidents reported in the last five days.
BOTH Cumbrian candidates on The Apprentice will return next week having managed to avoid the boardroom tonight. Oliver Nohl-Oser and Rebecca Jefferey were lucky not to be brought back into the boardroom this week after Lord Sugar was "bitterly ...
Two teenagers will take to the catwalk in the Miss Cumbria final in Carlisle next month. Shannon Dunnon 17, of Chapel Street, Flimby, and Courtney Watson, 19, of Waste Lane, Cockermouth, have made it to the final of the competition which takes place on ...
mental health professionals are joining with the Methodist Church and other Christian denominations in Cumbria to discuss the positive role that the church family can pay in coming alongside those with depression and encouraging mental well-being.
They have since sold it at Taste Cumbria and to hotels around the county. "It is so much better than the stuff you get in the supermarket," Mr Christian added.
AS part of the Constabulary's online child protection campaign, the force has spoken with a registered sexual offender about his experience of being managed in ...
"It has been wonderful to learn more about the enormous literary heritage of Cumbria and we are really looking forward to sharing the new writing we have created with the public - and to introduce them to some of the special guests who are coming along.
op-leviathan-launch Cumbria Constabulary has become the latest police force to sign up to Operation Leviathan - the multi-agency initiative tackling fish theft ...
Sheila lives in a rurally challenging area and her previous roles have involved working with ambulance services and has involved going down a mine to rescue injured patients and working across the rural county of Cumbria. Sheila is an outstanding ...
As the 'killer clown' craze sweeps across Britain, a man has become not only the hero Cumbria deserves, but the hero it needs - by dressing as the caped crusader himself.
MORE than 100 young British Muslims cycled and hiked across flood-suffered areas of Cumbria to raise thousands of pounds to help flood victims.
A "killer clown" craze is sweeping Britain, with police warning people against dressing as clowns in order to intimidate or harm people.
The Cumbrian ceramics Exhibition is the largest collection of Cumbrian potters and ceramicists that has ever been put together.
national-waiters-day-2015-1 Waiters and front of house professionals will be racing in Cumbria and other locations across the UK, as part of a celebration and promotion of front of house roles.
Mr Slattery joined Cumbria Constabulary in 1991 and has served in all three of the force's territorial areas along with a secondment to the National crime Squad as well as a detective at every rank in the force.
Carlisle, Staff at school reporting that3 young people in clown masks werehanging around outside school the previous evening. Carlisle, teacher at school reporting that a 9 year old pupil had been chased by 3 adults in clown masks the previous evening.






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