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Elbow announced as part of Kendal Calling line-up

Elbow are one of the headline acts announced for this year's Kendal Calling festival Credit: The Zeitgeist Agency

The line-up for the tenth Kendal Calling festival has been announced.

Headline acts will include the Manchester band Elbow along with The Kaiser Chiefs, and The Vaccines.

Organisers have added an extra day to to this year's event, which be held on Lowther Deer Park near Penrith at the end of July.


Carnival celebrates Scotland's national bard

The Carnival celebrates Scotland's national poet. Credit: ITV Border

Preparations are well underway for the Big Burns Carnival in Dumfries this weekend.

Musicians and artists are descending on the town to celebrate Scotland's national bard.

On Sunday hundreds of performers will take to the streets of Dumfries for a torchlit procession.

Dumfries prepares to celebrate Scotland's best loved bard

The celebrations include a parade through the town. Credit: ITV Border

Final preparations are underway for more than a week of events in Dumfries to celebrate the life and work of Scotland's favourite poet.

Robert Burns spent his final years, and wrote some of his best loved songs and poems, in the town.

A torch-lit carnival through the town's streets will take place on Burns Night on Sunday.

Band Aid style song recorded for Cumbria's foodbanks

Young west Cumbrian singers recording near Egremont Credit: ITV News Border

Young singers from West Cumbria are coming together to record a Band-Aid style song to raise awareness of the area's foodbanks.

The group is called "Make that Change" and is recording a version of Michael Jackson's song, "Man in the Mirror."

600 people a month relied on foodbanks in Allerdale and Copeland last year. Many of those involved in the song say they'd known little about the problem.

To hear an extract from the song, which is due to be released later this month, click below.

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