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At Dorothy’s Gate are (left to right) Lisa Braithwaite, Ullswater Steamers marketing manager; Michael McGregor, Wordsworth Trust chairman; Jane Lumley, of Friends of the Ullswater Way, and Stephen Dowson, national park area ranger.

Date: Friday 28th April 2017

A NEW art installation celebrating the written work of Dorothy Wordsworth was officially unveiled at Aira Force this week.

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A traditional scene at Appleby fair as horses are washed in the River Eden. Picture: David Muscroft

Date: Wednesday 26th April 2017

WITH around seven weeks until Appleby horse fair starts on Thursday, 8th June, fairgoers who bring trailers or towed caravans are being encouraged to plan their journeys carefully to the town so they don't arrive too soon.

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Date: Friday 28th April 2017

HEADTEACHERS are laying off staff and considering radical measures to tackle the “biggest education funding crisis in a generation”, a meeting at Penrith was told.

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Date: Friday 28th April 2017

THE A66 at Troutbeck is partially blocked due to a crash.

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Date: Thursday 27th April 2017

A MAN has today been sentenced to 12 months in prison for causing the death of an 82-year-old man in Penrith town centre on 19th December 2015.

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Date: Thursday 27th April 2017

PENRITH-based Atkinson Building Contractors has been nominated by Penrith and the Border MP Rory Stewart as his responsible business champion for 2017, praising the company’s community values and its sustainable vision for the future.

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