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Kendal skateboard accident

Cumbria Police warns skateboarders it's "inappropriate in the town centre" after a crash left a man with serious facial injuries in Kendal.

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Derwent Water Regatta

Hundreds have attended the first day of Derwent Water Regatta. The National Trust hopes it will promote water sports in the Lake District.

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Reivers return

Former Border Reivers players Ross Ford and Scott Mcleod return home as the pro game makes a temporary return to the Borders.

It's Edinburgh verses the Newcastle Falcons in Hawick. Tomorrow, the real deal, as the new Premiership season gets underway. Stuart Cameron reports.

Queens to face kings of Scottish football

In the Scottish Championship, the undefeated Queen of the South face their sternest test of the season so far when they travel to Rangers tomorrow.

Three games in and Queen's are a point above the Glasgow giants. Hearts, Hibs and Rangers are all fighting to get back into the SPL this year but the Doonhamers are hoping to spoil the party. Ryan Dollard reports.

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Kavanagh remains optimistic about league

Carlisle United head to Cambridge tomorrow for their fifth game of the season, still chasing their first win, and with Graham Kavanagh admitting that his side are already stretched by a growing injury list.

Injuries were a key factor in last season's relegation from League One with the Blues going through fifty players as a string of loan signings were needed to cover for long term absences.

This year it is a case of a new squad, a new approach, but the same old problems.

Watch: Kavanagh says 'We've got to get on with it'

The United manager says there is no need to panic after a early disappointments. He says the league won't settle down into a realistic shape for a couple of months and that players and fans need to keep faith and composure.

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'You want to go and test yourself against your best'

Undefeated Queen of the South face the formidable Rangers on Saturday in the Scottish Championship.

The Doonhamers are currently second in the league a point ahead of the giants from Glasgow, but manager Jim McIntyre knows his players will get nothing easy at Ibrox.

'These are the types of games that you are desperate to play in as a player and as a manager. You want to go and test yourself against the best and we are no different.'

– Jim McIntyre Manager, Queen of the South

Athletes to make a splash at Special Olympics

Two athletes from Dumfries and Galloway are preparing for the Special Olympics European Summer games.

Sam Pattinson and Emma Birley are taking part in a number of swimming events in the host city of Antwerp in Belgium. They were both selected back in 2013.

Andrea Manson is their Disability Swimming Coach in Annandale and Eskdale:

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