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Emergency services help injured walker

A 70-year-old man from France was flown to hospital after slipping during a walk in the Lake District. The man suffered a fracture-dislocation of the ankle on Whiteless Pike on Boxing Day. 16 members of Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team went to the aid of the walker, he was treated by the team doctor and then flown to the Cumberland Infirmary.



Floods film: 'Five Years On: How Far We've Come'

Flooding in Cockermouth in 2009 Credit: ITV News Border

A community group in Cockermouth is making a film to chronicle how the town has recovered from the floods five years' ago.

Sophia Atcha moved to the town 18 months ago and wanted to tell the story of how the community has pulled together to help each other.

'Five Years On: How Far We've Come' will be screened at the Kirkgate Centre on 19th November, exactly five years on.

Cockermouth soldier wins gold at Invictus Games

A Cockermouth soldier shot several times by the Taliban in Afghanistan is back in training after scooping five swimming medals at the Invictus Games for wounded servicemen and women.

26-year-old Luke Reeson only began swimming competitively 12 weeks ago but picked up a gold, two silvers and two bronzes despite having a shattered leg that he may still have to have amputated. Kim Inglis has been to see him action.

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