Nearly three hundred people have taken part in a protest against the planned closure of the Lifeboat Station in St Abbs. The RNLI wants to shut the station at the end of this summer, after reviewing the use of its services over the last decade. But the village community say they won't give it up without a fight. Jenny Longden reports
Around 7,500 people watched pop legends Madness perform after an evening's racing at Carlisle Racecourse last night.
It was the biggest crowd of the year so far for the racecourse and the band's only visit to Cumbria during their current tour.
Local people took to the streets of St Abbs to demonstrate against the closure of their lifeboat station.
14 crew members and other volunteers at the station are from the local area.
Those taking part in the protest said the station is the heart of the community.
The RNLI said:
A mother whose daughter died after a falling in the Lake District says she's lost her soulmate.
Victoria Harris who was 24 fell while walking on Haystacks in the Buttermere Valley.
An RAF helicopter and an air ambulance were involved in her rescue but she was pronounced dead at hospital.
Her mother Carol Allenby-Carr said she Victoria was a 'beautiful daughter and her soulmate'. She said she died in a tragic accident.
A man has died after his transit van careered off the road on the A596 in Cumbria.
It happened near the Thursby roundabout at about 11am on Saturday.
The man has been named as John Birch Little who was 47 and from Thursby.
Paramedics gave emergency treatment but he was pronounced dead at the scene.
Nearly 300 people have protested against a planned closure of St Abbs Lifeboat station.
Members of the community marched from the primary school to the harbour behind a piper.
RNLI announced earlier this year that they are to close the station, which has served the community since 1907.
They have added an extra boat to the fleet in Eyemouth, which will provide emergency rescue to the 35 mile Berwickshire coast.
People in St Abbs said the closure would "rip the heart out of the community".
Police in the Scottish Borders are asking for help after a horsebox and trailer were stolen from Melrose.
They were taken from land at the Longnewton Sawmill sometime between 11am on Friday and 10am on Saturday.
Both trailers could be seen clearly from the nearby A68 and police are appealing to anyone who noticed any unusual behaviour to come forward.
A man has been charged in connection with the death in the Lake District of Gordon James Smith.
26 year old Mark Russell of Holly Terrace in Windermere has been charged with murder, and remanded in police custody.
He is due to appear at Furness & District Magistrates Court on Monday 6th July.
Three other people have been bailed as part of the police investigation.
A 48 year old woman and a 15 year old girl - both from Kent - have been bailed until 10 July.
A 31 year old man from Millom has been bailed until 17 July.
Superintendent Rob O’Connor said:
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Thousands have been enjoying the annual Annan Riding of the Marches. The boundaries have been ridden for hundreds of years, ever since the town was made a Royal Burgh. Hannah McNulty was there: