Blue Lamp Trial charity swim launched

The launch of the 'Blue Lamp Trial' took place at Lake Windermere this afternoon
The launch of the 'Blue Lamp Trial' took place at Lake Windermere this afternoon. Photo: ITV News

The widow of PC David Rathband has launched a new charity swim on Windemere.

Cumbria's Chief Constable went head to head with a local hotelier in the "Blue Lamp Trial". The swim will raise money for emergency services staff who are injured on duty, and help children from South Cumbria.