Staff at Barrow's new £12m Maternity Unit have been given the keys to the newly named 'South Lakes Birth Centre' at Furness General Hospital.
Hospital staff have issued advice to visitors as symptoms of diarrhoea and vomiting have been confirmed on Ward 33 at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary today (Monday).
A man who head-butted his partner during two attacks on her in a fortnight has been jailed for 22 months.
People who use NHS community mental health services in Lancashire are being encouraged to take part in a survey to drive future service improvements.
A new £1.2m Therapies Outpatient Department at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary is now open to patients.
An open community meeting is taking place in Morecambe tonight on how to help those living in poverty.
Cumbria's Police and Crime Commissioner has used his Christmas Message to say the force will be tackling drink and drug driving and domestic abuse.
The NHS in Cumbria wants people to practice safe sex over Christmas and New Year.
Police are appealing for information about a sex offender wanted on recall to prison who has links to Lancashire.
Another ice warning from the Met Office is in place this evening.
The owner of AJ Exotics and Pet Supplies has described the moment he realised his store had been broken into, and some of his animals had been stolen.
Police are appealing for information after staff at a Post Office in Millom were held at knifepoint yesterday (Friday).
An event showcasing vintage and classic vehicles is returning to Lakeland Motor Museum on Boxing Day.
The quality of GP services in Morecambe Bay are among the top in England, according to the latest report from the Care Quality Commission.
We've been speaking to a Kendal man who rescued a 54 year old woman in Lancaster this morning (Friday), after her car burst into flames at the Asda petrol station.
Police are appealing for information following a collision between a car and an 85 year old pedestrian in Barrow.
Cumbrian MPs have met with floods minister Therese Coffey, to discuss floods investment in Cumbria.
People with two valuable blood groups are being urged to donate at Lancaster Donor Centre.
The petition calling for an Urgent Care Centre at Westmorland General Hospital has reached 2,500 signatures.
The Windermere Ferry will be closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.
At least two vehicles have been destroyed by fire at the petrol station at Lancaster's ASDA store today (Friday).
Shoppers in Kendal are being paid a visit by Grasmere Gingerbread today (Friday) as the world famous brand comes to town for one day only.
New plans have today been unveiled (Ffiday) by brand-new charity the Lake District Foundation, which aims to help sustain the UK’s newest UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Researchers at Lancaster University are exploring whether technology could be the key to tackling the UK's loneliness epidemic.
Residents are being asked to have their say on non-residential care charges, during an 8 week consultation that starts today.
There's going to be a review of healthcare for the over-65s in Cumbria.
The second inquest into the death of 13-month-old Poppi Worthington from Barrow has been adjourned.
Lancashire County Council has approved a plan to try to improve education for young people in the county.
Two Barrow men have been charged in connection with the death of Andrew Hackett.
The Morecambe community is rallying round after a report on child poverty in the town made the national news agenda.
Cosmetic surgery with the sole aim of changing someone's appearance could soon no longer be routinely funded by health services around Morecambe Bay.
A new £6m loan fund which will help to build more affordable homes across South Lakeland has been approved by councillors.
A public consultation has begun on how a plot of land in Holme might be developed in future.
Detectives investigating a shooting in Morecambe have charged four men.
Three local MPs from different parties have come together in a major display of unity to improve Cumbrian transport links.
In brief: Police are investigating after a woman was assaulted in a car park in Kendal.
A Lake District mountain rescue team member is said to be making "a remarkable recovery" after he himself, suffered multiple injuries in a fall.
The Green Party in Lancaster say the City Council's decision to support the latest plan to regenerate the Canal Corridor North site is a risk that could cost the taxpayer.
An appeal to help kit out Morecambe Bay's newest maternity unit has raised £175,000.
Officers are continuing their investigation following the death of 31-year-old Barrow man Andrew Hackett on Sunday morning.
A new warning for ice has been issued for parts of the local area by the Met Office.
Cumbria Constabulary has been reported as 'good' overall in its most recent HIMCFRS PEEL legitimacy report.
The company behind plans for a giant underground gas storage facility at Presall insists that the work will not have a detrimental environmental impact slightly further north at Morecambe Bay.
A woman's being treated for serious injuries after falling 20 metres while walking in the Lake District.
A lecturing team at the University of Cumbria is celebrating after one of their programmes gained accreditation by the Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences.
United Utilities say they're looking into a leak on Mill Lane on Walney which has left many people without water.
A South Cumbria man has admitted downloading more than 1,600 indecent images of children and distributing some of them.
Police say they've had three reports of parking meters being stolen from car parks in the Morecambe area since Friday.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a fatal collision near the Lancashire and Cumbria border.