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WATCH: Cumbrian football clubs share £162,500 for post-flood repairs

Keswick football club has finally reopened, after it's pitch and club house were gutted by the floods eight months ago.

After receiving more than £50,000 from the Cumberland FA, they've managed to re-open just in time for the new season.

Keswick is just one of 15 clubs in Cumbria that have received funding from the Cumberland FA and Football Foundation.

Greg Hoare went along to Keswick's first game after re-opening:


Ryan Giggs describes love of the Lake District

Ryan Giggs has spoken of his love of walking in the Lakes Credit: PA

Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs has spoken of his love of the Lake District in an interview about life after football.

He told the Sunday Times newspaper that he's been enjoying some downtime after 30 years at Manchester United.

As well as planning trips to visit various clubs abroad, the Welshman also described his love of walking.

He said, "I've done the Lake District, the Yorkshire Three Peaks..I'd like to go abroad and do different stuff."


Annan Athletic host Scotland's amputee football tournament

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Annan Athletic have been hosting Scotland's first ever amputee football tournament.

The event was organised by local Annan man Brian Murray, who plays for Scotland's only amputee football team, Partick Thistle.

His own team were put to the test by some of the best amputee footballers in the country, who were there representing Everton and Manchester City.

"Two years ago there was absolutely no amputee football in Scotland. We are in the early stages of the sport here, and it's something i'm desperate to try and grow.

Down south they have a great league and a huge interest in the sport. It's something i'd love to develop north of the border and today is really a dream come true for me."

– Brian Murray
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Brian is also an ambassador for limb-loss charity Finding Your Feet, who sponsored the event.

The charity was set up by Corrinne Hutton who was left a quadruple amputee after losing her hands and feet to septicaemia three years ago.

"It's about letting people know that they have a future. Of course nobody wants to be an amputee but it's about making the most of what you've got. Right now we're welcoming people of all ages, male and female, to come and give it a go."

– Corinne Hutton, Founder, Finding Your Feet

Thieves raid pie shop at Queen of the South's Palmerston Park

Palmerston Park Credit: PA

Thieves have raided a pie shop at Queen of the South's Palmerston Park home.

Police are now appealing after staff at stadium in Dumfries discovered the break-in on Saturday.

Police believe the raid happened at some point between the last day of the season on May 28th and this weekend.

Around £80 worth of sweets were stolen.

Constable Stephanie Brown at Dumfries said:

The pie shop was locked up after the last home game of the season and when it was checked again on Saturday the break-in was discovered. We want to hear from anyone who may have seen or heard anything suspicious in the area around Palmerston Park over this period to get in touch through the 101 number.

– Constable Stephanie Brown
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