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WATCH: Pupils and charity give gifts to Carlisle flood victims

Gift bags were handed out on Wednesday 5 July to some of the thousands of people affected by the Storm Desmond in December 2016.

Flood-support organisation, CERT UK, teamed up with pupils from Trinity School in Carlisle to help residents whose homes were damaged in the Warwick Road area in Carlisle.

Watch Matthew Taylor's report:

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Bridge reopening after Storm Desmond damage

The repairs have cost half a million pounds. Credit: ITV Border

A bridge destroyed by Storm Desmond in December 2015 is being officially re-opened today.

Old Gowan Bridge at Staveley near Kendal has been replaced by Cumbria County Council at a cost of half a million pounds.

Celebrations are taking place in the village to mark the re-opening.

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