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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 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.



Collabro album launch in Carlisle

Carlisle's Matthew Pagan (centre) and his bandmates
Carlisle's Matthew Pagan (centre) and his bandmates Credit: PA

Collabro will be in Carlisle today, Monday 18 August, to officially launch their debut album, Stars.

The operatic boy band, who won Britain's Got Talent in June, will be meeting fans and signing copies of their new CD.

The band will also be kicking off their debut UK tour in the city in January.

Hawick stages Youth International Dance Festival

Hawick Youth international Dance Festival
Hawick Youth international Dance Festival Credit: ITV Border

Hawick has welcomed 60 young folk dancers from Lithuania and Belgium. Aged between nine and 18, the visitors are staying with host families and have been performing around the Hawick area.

Dancers from Lithuania
Dancers from Lithuania Credit: ITV Border
Hawick dancers
Hawick dancers Credit: ITV Border

Teries in Tartan, who put together the program, aims to create international friendships and build on current friendships following a recent visit to Lithuania.

Dancers from Belgium
Dancers from Belgium Credit: ITV Border
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