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Record turnout for pancake flipping contest

These children got involved in the pancake flipping contest Credit: ITV News Border

Troutbeck's annual pancake flipping competition attracted a record turnout.

Families from all over the Windermere area came to flip as many times as they could in a minute.

There were boys, girls, men, women and hotelier races.

The hotelier cup is the most cutthroat: bosses send their best competition to bring back the prize for their hotel.

Send us your Pancake Day pictures

Pancake Day, or Shrove Tuesday, marks the start of lent Credit: PA

It's that time of year again, Pancake Day. But, did you know that Shrove Tuesday, marks the start of lent?

We want to hear from you.

Are you making pancakes today? Are you giving something up for lent? Let us know.

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