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Inquest into Windermere death continues

Matthew Jordan Credit: ITV Border

The inquest into the death of Teeside University student Matthew Jordan in Windermere continues.

The criminology student had been visiting Bowness-on-Windermere with three friends when he became separated from them on a night out.

It sparked Cumbria's largest search for many years, with hundreds of local people helping police search the surrounding area but ultimately police honed their search on the bed of the lake, where his body was found.

The inquest into his death has been adjourned after the family's lawyer argued there were too many unanswered questions relating to how Matthew ended up in the lake. They will be hoping for some of those answers today.


Police warn of bank holiday booziness

Alcohol warning issued Credit: PA

Cumbria police have issued an alcohol warning and are urging people to enjoy themselves responsibly over the Bank Holiday Weekend.

Extra officers will be out on patrol on Sunday night across the county's nightlife spots to clamp down on alcohol-related violence.

Alcohol warning issued Credit: PA

Police are urging members of the public to take due caution when out and about.


Cash back for scam victims

Cash back for people were conned out of money by telephone scams Credit: ITV Border

People Dumfries and Galloway who've been conned out of money through telephone scams are getting their cash back.

A National Trading Standards team has intercepted cheques and money sent in response to bogus mail.

Local officers are now visiting victims to return their money.

WATCH: Jane Pit memorial

Recent times and plans have been revealed for a permanent memorial to honour those who lived and died working in the mining industry in West Cumbria.

There were hundreds of pits employing thousands of men and even children.

And serious accidents involving large losses of life were not uncommon.

Paul Crone has been to Workington to see how plans for the memorial are progressing.

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