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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.

Man fires canon

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.

Thousands become Total Warriors

Around 7500 runners have braved rain, mud and fire to become a Total Warrior in the Lake District. The weekend's competition is in Shap.

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Gold for Borders wheelchair racer

A wheelchair racer from the Scottish Borders has claimed the first Gold for Great Britain at the Swansea IPC European Championships.

Samantha Kinghorn from Gordon in Berwickshire won the 400m, in her first appearance for Great Britain.

Ten-year-old gets prosthetic 'blade runner' legs

Olivia at the Sheep Mount in Carlisle
Olivia at the Sheep Mount in Carlisle Credit: ITV Border

A ten-year-old girl who lost both legs to meningitis is one of the first children in the UK to get "blade runner" artificial legs.

Olivia Story from Carlisle is now able to keep up with her school friends thanks to the specially made prosthetic limbs. They are made of titanium and have been made by a company that normally only makes blades for adults.


Farrell: 'Proud to be part of the team'

Carlisle's Tom Farrell came 12th in the men's 5000m at the European Athletics Championships in Zurich yesterday, Sunday 17 August.

The 23-year-old ran a time of 14:15.93 seconds. He finished just ten seconds after gold medalist Mo Farah.

The GB team picked also picked up a bronze medal in the race as Andy Vernon finished in third place with a time of 14:09.48 seconds.

After the race he tweeted:


Not what I was hoping for out there today, competing on the big stage is what's important. Proud to be part of this record breaking GB team.

United lose second game in League Two

Carlisle United lost their second game of the season at the weekend.

The Blues are yet to gain a point after their defeat on Saturday 16 August against Wycombe Wanderers.

The side were down to ten men towards the end of the second half when Alex Marrow was given a second yellow card. They lost 3 - 1 to a side who have won both their games this season.

United play Cheltenham Town away tomorrow, Tuesday 19 August.

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