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Westmorland Show awaits arrival of Prince of Wales

The Westmorland County Show attracts 30,000 visitors each year Credit: ITV Border

The Prince of Wales is visiting South Cumbria today. His Royal Highness will be at the Westmorland Show, near Kendal, as part of his ongoing commitment to supporting British agriculture and rural communities.

He is expected to arrive later this morning, along with thousands of other visitors:

Credit: ITV Border
Credit: ITV Border



Tim Farron MP to hold public surgery in Kendal

Tim Farron MP will hold a public surgery on Saturday 29 July Credit: PA

Westmorland and Lonsdale MP Tim Farron is set to hold a public advice surgery on Saturday 29 July, from 10am to 11am.

People who wish to attend the surgery at the South Lakes Foyer in Kendal, don't need to book an appointment.

I would encourage any local residents who have any concerns they wish to raise with me to come along to the surgery on Saturday. I speak with a large number of constituents each week about the issues that affect them, and will always do my best to help.”

– Tim Farron MP

WATCH: Police release CCTV footage of tyre slasher in Cumbria

Cumbria Police have released this CCTV footage of a person slashing all four tyres of a car parked at New Road car park in Kendal on Saturday 10 June.

The offender was seen wearing black clothing, carrying a white carrier. He also has a black umbrella with a yellow logo or similar on it.

Police say before committing the damage, they believe the man walked through the town centre and down Finkle Street onto Stramongate before cutting through Camden Buildings and onto New Road.

Anyone with more information is urged to get in touch on 101.

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