Journalist, BBC Cumbria
A Lake District community is much closer to preserving its church bell tower thanks to a generous donation from the US state of Utah.
The Church of Latter Day Saints, who are also known as the Mormons, has donated £15,000 to an appeal to make essential repairs to St. Michael and All Angels Parish Church overlooking the village of Hawkshead.
A former Mormon missionary led the efforts to repay the kindness shown by the village during a visit in the 1970s.
Tim Farron has given his first radio interview to BBC Radio Cumbria after his decision to stand down as Leader of the Liberal Democrats.
A man left his partner with injuries on "virtually every part of her body", Carlisle Crown Court has heard.
John Thomas Allan slashed Kay Irving with a Stanley knife and smashed her over the head with a vodka bottle during the sustained attack in April.
The 33-year-old, of Millholme Avenue, Currock, admitted wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.
Jailing him for 10 years, Judge Peter Hughes said: "I have rarely encountered such appalling domestic violence."
There will be sunny spells and a risk of light showers for this evening but it will become mostly dry overnight. The winds will also ease into the early hours.
Lows of 12C (54F).
Countryfile presenter John Craven has officially re-opened the Derwent Pencil Museum in Keswick more than 18 months after it was devastated by the floods.
John, who's been to Cumbria many times during his 30-year career with the programme, says the county is recovering well.
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The memoirs of a young sailor from south Cumbria who left school to go to war in the Falklands is being released today.
Kevin Porter was 18 when he went to the conflict on HMS Fearless and his new book includes his original handwritten diary written at the time.
He was feted as a hero after the Falklands campaign, and he's back in the town for the book launch.
Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen has sent this message to pupils at Shankhill C of E Primary School near Brampton in North Cumbria.
It's to wish them luck in their girls' cricket tournament, which is happening today.
A team of apprentices from Ulverston have won a challenge pitting them against others from across the nation.
The nine GlaxoSmithKline apprentices have been announced as the winners of this year's Brathay Apprentice Challenge.
There were 75 teams overall which competed in the competition.
The apprentices from Ulverston narrowly beat a team from Nottingham City Homes who came in second place.
Changing chimes on the clock of a Cumbrian town has offended some ears.
Ulverston Town Council has been struck with complaints since the sound of electronic chimes on the town's clock altered after a re-set during a service.
It's been described as "tinny" and sounding like a "bad ringtone" but others say the new sound is charming.
South Lakeland District Council looks after the clock and says the sound shouldn't have changed during the repairs and is investigating.
People have been desperately seeking news of missing family and friends, after 17 people were confirmed dead.
Justin Robinson from Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service says London fire crews were faced with a tremendously challenging and "complex" situation given the time of the fire and the size of the building.
Big thanks to Christine Duff for sharing this photo she took this morning of Derwentwater and Skiddaw.
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It will be mostly dry and often sunny this afternoon, though a little fresher than yesterday with the odd shower possible.
Highs of 17C (63F).
Police investigating an incident in Carlisle yesterday have established that no offences were committed.
Officers were contacted yesterday morning in connection with an incident within a property on Botcherby Avenue.
A 45-year-old man from Carlisle was arrested and has been released with no further action to be taken.
Superintendent Justin Bibby said: “Our job is to keep people safe and we always encourage people to report any suspicious behaviour so that we can deal with it.
“Our investigation into yesterday’s incident has concluded and no further action will be taken.
“I’d like to thank the public for their patience and ongoing support.”
Kathleen Ferrier is to be honoured with an offiicial Blue Plaque.
A lot of people will be well aware of her work, but if you haven't heard of her before, here's a little bit about her:
If you'd like to find out more about her you can here.
If you're thinking of heading out on to the fells today, here's the forecast:
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Cumbria's Chuch of England Bishops have released a joint statement reacting to Tim Farron stepping down as Leader of the Liberal Democrats, praising him for being "honourable, inspirational and hardworking".
Quote Message: We are saddened that he has felt moved to have to resign from his position as leader of the Liberal Democrats, as a result of the focus which has been placed on his faith in recent weeks.
Quote Message: This decision transcends party politics and directly speaks of the need for the political arena to have space for those people who profess and live out a faith in the love of Christ.
Quote Message: Our prayers are with Tim Farron and his family at this time as he prepares to stand down from his leadership role when Parliament breaks for the summer recess.” from Rt Rev James Newcome, the Bishop of Carlisle and the Rt Rev Robert Freeman, the Bishop of Penrith
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