A ten-year-old boy is in a 'stable' condition in hospital, after being rescued by the Great North Air Ambulance over the Bank Holiday Weekend.
The boy crashed into a metal post while riding his bike in Flimby, and was treated for potential head and chest injuries before being airlifted to Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool within 30 minutes.
A spokesperson for the air ambulance said the boy's mother has now been in touch, to say that his CT scan has come back all clear, showing he has made a full recovery.
There are delays for drivers travelling through Flimby, after an accident in the west Cumbrian village.
It happened on the A596 Station Road at the junction with Ryehill Road, and was reported at around 7:30am this morning.
The sportswear firm's Chief Executive says it is staying put and the future of the firm's factory in Flimby is secure.Read the full story ›
People in Flimby are demanding action to defend the west Cumbrian village from flooding.Read the full story ›
Residents of a west Cumbrian village hit by flooding in the build up to Storm Desmond are being invited to a public meeting tonight.
More than a hundred properties in Flimby flooded on the 3rd of December last year.
It was the first place in our region to suffer significant damage during the winter floods.
The meeting will discuss a report looking at how future flooding could be prevented.
One week after heavy rain caused major flooding in Flimby, the community has come together to help those in need.Read the full story ›
Dozens of houses in West Cumbria were flooded after persistent rain yesterday.
The small coastal village of Flimby was one of the worst-hit. Greg Hoare has this report:
A man who amassed thousands of illegal images, which included babies, has been sent to prison.Read the full story ›
Footwear made in west Cumbria is being spotted on the feet of the very famous. Rihanna is one of two stars who've been seen wearing trainers made by New Balance, who have a factory at Flimby near Maryport. The company has increased production and jobs. Hannah McNulty reports.
When you think of Rihanna and Pharrell Williams you probably don't think of west Cumbria.
They're two of the celebrities who've been spotted wearing New Balance trainers, which are made at the factory in Flimby.
Sales are up and more staff have been taken on.