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Cumbria's fashion show with a military twist

The exhibition is at Cumbria's Museum of Military Life. Credit: ITV Border

Clothes inspired by war are the subject of a new exhibition at Cumbria's Museum of Military Life.

They were made by students from Carlisle College.

It's part of a project called Fashion Ration. They were given a package containing old clothes, and asked to transform them into contemporary outfits, with a military style.

The aim's to commemorate the two world wars, as well as giving the students practical experience.


1 Scots Hawick parade in pictures

Two hundred soldiers have taken part in a military parade in Hawick.

1 Scots were in the town to mark their battalions move to Northern Ireland later this year.

1 Scots parade through Hawick High Street Credit: ITV Border
Soldiers from 1 Scots marching Credit: ITV Border
Soldiers watch as the ride-out goes past Credit: ITV Border
Soldiers performing the Guard of Honour Credit: ITV Border
Soldiers performing the Guard of Honour Credit: ITV Border

1 Scots parade through Hawick before move

Hawick prepares for 1 Scots parade Credit: ITV

1 Scots have been parading through Hawick this morning, ahead of their move to Northern Ireland.The parade was to say thank you to supporters in the South of Scotland.

Hundreds of people lined the High street to show their appreciation.1 Scots will move from their base at Dreghorn Barracks in Edinburgh to Holywood, in Northern Ireland in August.

Hundreds of people lined the High street to show their appreciation to 1 Scots Credit: ITV


Full report: Course for children of fallen soldiers

A group of children from all over the UK have come together at an outward bound centre in the Lake District.

But what makes this holiday special is they all have one thing in common - each has lost a parent who was serving in the armed forces.

The charity, the Forces Children's Trust, has been set up to help those who are often overlooked when there are casualties and bereavements - the children of those who have died.

Andy Burn reports.

Lake District course for children who have lost a parent in the forces

A group of children who have all lost parents on active duty spent a week together on an outward bound course in the Lake District.

The Forces Children's Trust is a charity which organises holidays to help children overcome loss and bereavement. The group spent a week at Howtown Outdoor Bound Centre on Ullswater.

"They don't have got explain to each other they know everyone of them has lost their parent and they're very supportive of each other, very supportive."

– Denny Wise Founder, Children's Charity Trust

"People at school they can't really feel what you feel they don't really understand you but here they understand you perfectly and they can help you. The people at school they try and comfort you but they don't feel it."

– Heather (12)

In your own classroom not many people understand and if you start crying they start getting mad at you but if you're here they understand what you've been through because everyone's been through it."

– Lauren (11)
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