A 24-year-old woman has died after falling from Haystacks in the Lake District.
Cumbria Police and Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team were called to reports that a woman had fallen at 4pm on Wednesday 1st July.
An RAF Sea King helicopter and an air ambulance attended to assist in the rescue.
The woman was flown to the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle where she was pronounced dead after she sustained fatal head injuries.
She has been named as as Victoria Harris, aged 24, from the Manchester area.
During the same incident another woman was also winched to safety by the RAF helicopter but was uninjured.
A cloudy start with patchy rain soon clearing to the north.
Dry after this with warm sunny spells developing and staying fine into the evening.
Breezy near the coast. Maximum Temperature23°C.
Dry to start this evening before heavy showers and thunderstorms move northwards across the region overnight, with hail, squally winds and some torrential downpours in places.
Drier conditions follow from the south later. Minimum Temperature 14°C.
The Rugby World Cup is set to begin in September, and work is already underway in Cumbria to train more coaches.
That's necessary because the number of young people involved in the game is expected to soar - presenting grass roots clubs with a unique opportunity, but also a huge challenge.
Ryan Dollard went to find out more:
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Cumbria Police have been granted a further 36 hours to interview two men, who were arrested in connection with the murder of a man in Windermere.
The body of Gordon James Smith was found in the Lake Road area, on 1 July.
A 48-year-old woman remains in custody and is still being questioned in connection with the case, but no further extension has been applied to her.
Police are asking anyone with information to contact them.
An Australian couple, who are visiting to watch the Ashes, are taking a detour to Whitehaven to see a special statue.
It's of Ron Looney, the former Cleator cricketer and gurning legend.
William and Aileen Mellor, from Gayndah in Queensland, Australia, met his son by chance in Brisbane, whilst watching England play Austria.
They kept in touch with Ron Looney Jr, and decided to make the trip to the Copeland Centre in Whitehaven to see the statue.
The concept of gurning took them by surprise:
One letter we received a few months ago told us to look up ‘gurning’ on the internet. We were surprised to read all about his dad being turned into a statue.
We had never seen or heard of such a competition before. We looked it up and there was all of these people pulling funny faces.”
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