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Dozens help to clear up Ullswater

Dozens of volunteers in the Lake District have been taking part in a litter pick.

But it was more than just a case of taking a bag and a good pair of walking shoes.

Many of the volunteers took to the water in a bid to gather as much rubbish as possible and as Katie Hunter reports they certainly found plenty of it:

Family 'overhwelmed' by support in search for missing son

The father of a Penrith chef who went missing ten days ago has said he and his wife have been overwhelmed by the support they have received. Tom McMorrow hasn't been seen since leaving a works party at the Inn on the Lake on Ullswater.

An appeal on Facebook by his family and friends brought a group of people to the lake shore today to carry out yet another search. Kim Inglis reports.


Air Ambulance called to Ullswater

The Great North Air Ambulance at Aira Force Credit: ITV News Border

The Great North Air Ambulance (GNAA) is responding to a call at Aira Force waterfall near Ullswater.

A spokesman from the GNAA say an elderly man has 'taken ill' but have not released any further information.

Paramedics have helped a man onto a stretcher and lifted him into the Air Ambulance Credit: ITV News Border

Lake District jetty could get the go ahead

Plans for a new jetty to be built on Ullswater could soon be approved by the Lake District National Park Authority.

If the plans get the go ahead, the area would see a new 46-metre long timber jetty constructed at Aira Green.

The jetty would also allow for an extra stop by the Ullswater Steamers near to Aira Force, a Cumbrian attraction which received an estimated 250,000 visitors a year.


Search for missing dog: Full report

A major search operation is underway in the Lake District, by a couple who are looking for their lost pet.

They've spent hundrends of pounds and travelled thousands of miles in the search for their Jack Russell.

Paul and Wendy Meadows, who live in Southport, have travelled to Patterdale near Ullswater almost every day.

Their pet, four-year-old Joey, disappeared on a visit there just before Christmas.

Matthew Taylor has the full report:

Anyone who has seen Joey is asked to contact Cumbria Police or Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team.

Pictures of missing dog

Four-year-old Joey has been missing since 18th December, when he ran off from his owner near High Street above Ullswater.

The Jack Russell has similar markings to a sheep dog, has a black and silver collar, is microchipped and has a docked tail.

His owners, Wendy and Paul Meadows, have been travelling up rom Southport almost daily to search for him.

They've clocked up more then 1,000 miles in the process.

Joey has been missing since 18th December Credit: Wendy Meadows
Missing Jack Russell 'Joey' Credit: Wendy Meadows

Couple travel hundreds of miles to search for missing dog

A couple from Southport have been travelling around 160 miles to Ullswater, almost daily, to search for their missing dog.

The four-year-old black and white coloured Jack Russell, called Joey, ran off whilst out a walk with his owner, Paul Meadows.

Mr Meadows was walking along High Street, above Ullswater, on 18th December when Joey took off in the mist to see other dogs.

Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team have been helping Paul and his wife Wendy search for Joey, but so far they have been unsuccessful.

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