Sale fears over hotels for blind people
Thousands of blind people may lose the use of three specially adapted hotels after their charity operator confirmed its plan to sell them.
Thomas Mason, who has 266 convictions, jailed for shoplifting
A shoplifter with more than 260 convictions is jailed for threatening supermarket staff with a knife.
Lib Dem leader warns of post-EU vote 'forces of racism'
The EU referendum result has divided the country and could be hijacked by "forces of racism, intolerance and hate", says Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron.
Kendal's Lakes Alive festival features lunar artwork
A new moon rises over the Lake District in the shape a stunning artwork depicting a detailed view of the lunar surface.
Melvyn Bragg attacks National Trust 'bullies' in farm row
Melvyn Bragg accuses the National Trust of "bullying" after it buys a tranche of land in the Lake District for above the asking price.
Tour of Britain: Community events for Cumbria leg
Community events and activities will mark the Cumbria stage of the Tour of Britain, organisers reveal.