Two men have been jailed for 11 years each for a gun plot smashed by police in Cumbria.
David McMillan ran away with the circus in 1961, aged just 15. He had no money and no possessions, but he was about to embark on the adventure of a lifetime.
A group of Cockermouth pensioners say some people have become “prisoners in their own homes” after a town bus service has been axed. (1 comment)
Arts patron and writer Mary Burkett, of Isel Hall, near Cockermouth, has died aged 90.
The wife of PC Bill Barker, who died in the 2009 floods, says the pain of his death will never disappear, but he will always be the family’s hero.
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