Two men have been jailed for 11 years each for a gun plot smashed by police in Cumbria.
One of Maryport’s longest serving traders has died at the age of 88. (1 comment)
Arts patron and writer Mary Burkett, of Isel Hall, near Cockermouth, has died aged 90.
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)
A Maryport man has won a national award for his community work.
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.
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.
This is the first look at a new £80,000 caving experience at Maryport’s Wave Centre, which will open in January.
Beckstone Primary School in Harrington received a major coo this week – thanks to a pigeon named after the school.
Work to create Workington’s new £11.3 million leisure centre and swimming pool is due to start within weeks. (22 comments)
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