Marilyn is queen of cat writers
South Lakeland and North Yorkshire are the backdrop for the fictional world of 'Magnificat' by Marilyn Edwards, who penned the purr-fect tale at her home in Hutton Roof.
Kendal school shows its green credentials
The town's Ghyllside primary is on course to reduce its carbon footprint by 50 tonnes a year and save thousands of pounds after finding a more environmentally-friendly way of heating the building.
Labour and Liberal Democrat coalition set to run Cumbria County Council
CUMBRIA County Council will be run by a Labour and Liberal Democrat coalition for the next four years after more than a week of 'exhaustive' talks between councillors reached their conclusion.
TB hits cattle in South Lakes and north Lancashire
Farmers have been left reeling since 150 farms became subject to strict testing following an outbreak in the Lune Valley.
Casterton School suffered 'A 535,000 loss', reveals Sedbergh School head as merger row continues
SEDBERGH School headmaster Andrew Fleck has robustly defended its merger with neighbouring Casterton, laying bare for the first time the reasons he claims the move was necessary.
Burglars clean out volunteer training for charity challenge
William Gallagher, aged 42, was walking in Kirkby Lonsdale on Saturday with the Mayor of Bolton, Cllr Guy Harkin, and Cllr John Byrne.
Freak weather causes havoc on M6 between Kendal and Kirkby Lonsdale
A freak 'snow storm' led to several crashes involving more than twelve vehicles between junction 36 and 37 of the M6 this evening.