A famous carriage driver has been airlifted to hospital after an incident at the Lowther show-ground in Cumbria.
George Bowman senior, 78, from Penrith, suffered head and chest injures during a carriage driving accident yesterday and was airlifted to Carlisle's Cumberland Infirmary. His condition was said to be stable last night.
A 23-year-old woman was also treated by paramedics at the scene.
Keswick's Theatre by the Lake is celebrating after receiving another award from the Queen.
This is the second award for the company this year after Executive Director Patric Gilchrist was awarded an MBE in the New Year honours list in January.
Vicky Robinson, joint chair of Theatre by the Lake, is one of a group of people in the region to have been awarded an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.
She has been recognised for her contribution to the arts in Cumbria. Her involvement in with Theatre by the Lake and the Lakeland Book of the Year Awards have been honoured.
It's not just famous faces being named in the Queen's Birthday Honours List, people from our region have also been recognised.Read the full story ›
People from our region are among thousands being recognised by the Queen in her Birthday Honours list.
They join famous faces like Daniel Day-Lewis, Angelina Jolie and Dame Maggie Smith who are all being honoured.
They will be receiving honours including OBEs, MBEs and BEMs.
The Earl of Wessex has officially opened the newly refurbished Dock Park in Dumfries. His Highness was joined by the Countess of Wessex who met local schoolchildren and even tried a bit of mini-golf.
The park has had a £2 million overhaul and is already proving to be a big hit with locals and tourists.
Lori Carnochan reports:
The Earl of Wessex has officially opened the newly refurbished Dock Park in Dumfries.
The park has undergone a £2 million upgrade, which includes new toilet facilities, mini golf and an improved children's play area. The park's iconic bandstand has also been restored.
The upgrade was jointly funded by the Big Lottery Fund and Dumfries and Galloway Council.
Cllr Colin Smith says it's just the start of things to come.
The Earl and Countess of Wessex were in Dumfries today to mark the official opening of Dock Park after its £2 million refurbishment.
Children from local schools for waited their arrival.
Councillor Colin Smyth from Dumfries and Galloway Council said:
"It's fantastic to have a royal visit today to officially open the Dock Park. It's a beautiful day and it really showcases what a great facility we have here. I've been working hard to push for the upgrade and I'm delighted that the £2 million has been put to such good use."
After trying out the new facilities, the Earl and Countess of Wessex officially opened the park by unveiling a plaque.
The Earl has now left Dock Park after entertaining the crowd with some light humour before unveiling the plaque. http://t.co/u5E9OmzXQT
The newly refurbished Dock Park in Dumfries is being officially opened by the Earl of Wessex.
The park has had a £2 million upgrade and now boasts a new mini golf area, a refurbished play park and new toilet facilities.
Children from local primary schools are awaiting the arrival of the Earl of Wessex, when he will officially open the newly refurbished park.
The bandstand has been the focal point of the park since the 19th century. Over the past few years it had gradually fallen into disrepair, but it has now been restored to its former glory.
The Earl and Countess of Wessex will visit Dumfries to open Dock Park.
Dock Park has recently undergone a £2 million regeneration. The revamp was funded by Dumfries and Galloway Council and the Heritage Lottery Fund.
Prince Edward and his wife Sophie will then visit youth groups and sea-cadets in Dumfries and Galloway.