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Kendal Calling drug arrests

Cumbria Police have arrested 36 people for drugs offences at Kendal Calling festival near Penrith. There were fewer than previous years.

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Kendal Calling: Sunday

16,000 people attended the 9th Kendal Calling festival this weekend. They braved mud and rain to see acts such as Frank Turner and Example.

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Collabro beat Ed Sheeran to number 1 spot

(L-R) Richard Hadfield, Michael Auger, Matt Pagan, Thomas Redgrave and Jamie Lambert of Collabro
(Left to right) Richard Hadfield, Michael Auger, Matt Pagan, Thomas Redgrave and Jamie Lambert of Collabro Credit: PA

BGT winners Collabro have reached the number one spot, in the Official Album's Chart, with their debut album 'Stars'.

They have overtaken Ed Sheeran's album 'X' which had been number one for eight weeks.

Collabro released their album on August 18th. They won Britain's Got Talent in June after what one of the judges called a 'perfect performance'.

Read: Collabro launch debut album in Carlisle

Carlisle's trade history and heritage marked with reading of Ancient Proclamation

Carlisle's history and heritage has been celebrated with the reading of the Ancient Proclamation. The Proclamation is a declaration of the City Council's rights to hold an annual Fair in August, which was originally granted to the people of Carlisle back in 1352 by Edward III. A procession made their way through the city and it was read out at Market Cross surrounded by the Continental Market, which runs until Monday. Darren Crossley, the Deputy Chief Executive of Carlisle City Council, read out the Proclamation:


Collabro greeted by screaming fans at Carlisle's HMV

There was excitement in Carlisle and plenty of high pitched squeals as Britain's Got Talent Winners Collabro were launching their debut album.

The boy group have only been together since January, and lots of fans turned out to catch a glimpse, with many who wanted to see Carlisle's Matt Pagan.

Lori Carnochan went along to the launch.


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