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Woman in hospital after rescue at Buttermere

Buttermere in the Lake District in Cumbria. Credit: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire/Press Association Images

A woman has been taken to hospital after being helped by mountain rescue in the Lake District.

The 57-year-old suffered from pains indicating a potential heart problem while on Buttermere lake shore path on Saturday. Fourteen members from Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team came to her aid along with air and land ambulance services.

The lady was treated at the scene before being transported to the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle.



Lake District's Running Reverend takes on marathon challenge

One vicar from the Lake District will be one of thousands of runners trying to complete the world famous London Marathon in just a few weeks time.

Michelle Woodcock serves several Lakeland parishes and has been training in the rain and hail for the grueling 26.2 mile course.

Michelle's running to raise money for the British Heart Foundation in memory of her dad, who died on her 23rd birthday.

Paul Crone went to meet the running Reverend.

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