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Helicopter rescue on Lake District peak

The Pride of Cumbria helicopter on Green Gable. Credit: GNAAS

An air ambulance crew has rescued a woman to hospital from one of the Lake District's highest peaks.

The woman broke her arm after a fall at the summit of Great Gable.

A crew from the The Great North Air Ambulance Service flew her to a waiting ambulance, and she was then taken to hospital.

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Two cut free from car

Two people had to be cut free from their car after an accident in Dumfries and Galloway.

Firefighters were called to a collision involving two vehicles at 23.23 last night (April 19) on the A701 at Moffat.

They were at the scene for half an hour as they released two people from one of the cars.

Visitor centre opens in Brampton

Brampton Moot Hall
Carlisle City Mayor Ray Visitors Bloxham officialy opens vistors centre at Brampton's historic Moot Hall Credit: ITV Border

The Moot Hall in the centre of Brampton's been reopened as a visotors centre.

The historic hall that dates back to 1817 now has new computer and wifi that visitors can use.

As part of the opening, there is a display of Documents and photographs from the archives.

It had been run as a tourist information centre but the facility is now funded by Brampton parish council and run solely by three dozen volunteers.

Witness appeal after knife robbery

Police in West Cumbria are appealing for information about a car following a robbery with a knife in Silloth.

It happened on Thursday afternoon (April 17) at the Cumberland Building Society on Station Road.

Staff were allegedly threatened with a knife and a quantity of cash was stolen.

Police say the offender then ran off but may have then got into a car.

They want to trace the movements of a blue Ford Focus, registration number V647KOX, shortly after the robbery took place.

Four people have been questioned by police in connection with the incident. One of them has now been released without charge.

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