- Updates on Wednesday 12 July 2017
This is the Silloth Lifeboat, which last night saved the life of an eight-year-old boy who had drifted out to sea off Allonby in an inflatable dinghy.
In case you missed it in yesterday's coverage, this is a great story about how tennis can transform lives.
Four years ago Tony Costa from Llandudno in North Wales weighed 26-and-a-half stone, having struggled to deal with the death of his five-month-old son.
He lost some weight through a diet club but had "plateaued" and was "losing interest" and needed something to keep him going.
"Tennis came at the right time," Tony says. This year Tony's son would've been 20 years old and he and his wife Caroline held a memorial tennis match at a local club.
"We shone some light on some darkness - and we have tennis to thank for that."
If you want to follow Tony's lead and get into tennis, read our Get Inspired guide.
Journalist, BBC Radio Cumbria
A new £30m school in Whitehaven is both on time and on budget according to the County Council and the building firm in charge.
Campus Whitehaven will bring together St Benedict's Catholic High School and Mayfield Special School on one site. An official ceremony to mark the start of the building work took place today.
Part of the building's 700 tonne steel frame is already in place and it's scheduled to open to pupils in September 2018.Copyright: BBC
Happy 104th birthday to Joe Rawlings from Carlisle.
The former headmaster at Eden School was born on the 12 July 1913.
He'll be celebrating with family and friends today.Copyright: BBC
British champion Jenna Downing demonstrates amazing inline skating skills at the Cumbria School Games.
Presenter, BBC Radio Cumbria
I'm out on the road all this week chatting to people who live and work along the coast.
After the show this morning we stopped off in Whitehaven, which is looking glorious today, to do some recording.
I even saw some grey mullet in the marina...Copyright: BBCCopyright: BBCCopyright: BBC
This is what we like to see - sunshine all afternoon.
There will be a gentle northerly wind with highs of 20C (68F).Copyright: BBC
BBC Weather Watchers
Wow. Look at the reflections at Buttermere this morning.
Thanks to Trevor Earthy for sharing this photograph.
If you'd like to be a BBC Weather Watcher you can join here.Copyright: Trevor Earthy
BBC Radio Cumbria
Cumbria is welcoming its first dinosaur exhibition from the Natural History Museum.
It's opening to the public at the Rheged Centre near Penrith today and it includes a 4m (12ft) high T-Rex.
As well as 10 dinosaur models there are also interactive displays throughout the exhibition, which runs until 3 September.
BBC Radio Cumbria Sport
Sedbergh School's Cameron Redpath has been named in England's Under-18 squad for the tour of South Africa in August.
South Cumbria journalist, BBC Cumbria
The BBC's Gardeners World TV show will feature a Cumbrian gardener this evening who's developing new ways of growing a popular plant.
Wisteria are usually grown over arches or up the sides of house as a flowering climber, but Fiona Butcher is also growing them as bonsai miniature plants.
She has a national collection of 40 different varieties at her small garden near Broughton in Furness.Copyright: Fiona ButcherCopyright: Fiona ButcherCopyright: Fiona ButcherCopyright: Fiona Butcher
An eight-year old boy who drifted out to sea on an inflatable dinghy has been rescued by Silloth's lifeboat crew.
The boy, who was wearing just swimming shorts, had been playing off Allonby beach when he was swept away by the strong tidal current.
His mum raised the alarm just after 19:30 yesterday evening.
He was found, just over half an hour later, very cold, shivering and suffering from the early effects of hypothermia.
The lifeboat crew says he'd tried to swim to shore twice, pulling the dinghy with him and making him more susceptible to hypothermia.
He was taken ashore at Silloth and treated by paramedics before being allowed to go home.
Mark Ware, the helmsman of the Silloth lifeboat, says the boy's very lucky to be alive.
A company that wants to bring mining back to the west coast of Cumbria is hoping to be given final approval by September.
West Cumbria MIning says its plans could create 500 jobs and the coking coal would be sold to the European steel making industry.
A public consultation ended on Monday, but the chief executive Mark Kirkbride told BBC Radio Cumbria that it will not be the end of the discussions with local people.Copyright: West Cumbria Mining Limited
BBC Weather Watchers
A fine day in store with plenty of sunny spells, the best of these likely to be around the coasts where there will also be a gentle sea breeze.
It will also feel much warmer than yesterday.
Highs of 19C (66F).Copyright: BBC
Cumbria Roads Police team have a tough job, but occasionally the benefits of being out and about protecting the county shine through: