Live updates



CCTV images released following disorder in Whitehaven

The incident happened inside The Wellington pub in Whitehaven Credit: Cumbria Police

CCTV images have been released of a number of men that Cumbria Police would like to identify in connection with disorder that happened on the evening of 16 April 2017 inside The Wellington pub in Whitehaven.

Police arrested four males. A 42-year-old and a 17-year-old from Workington and a 33-year-old and a 27-year-old from Bishop Auckland, County Durham on suspicion of affray.

Anyone who knows of the men should contact police referencing incident number 174 of 16 April 2017.

70th anniversary of the William Pit disaster

104 men were killed in the disaster at William Pit Credit: ITV Border

A memorial service is taking place in Whitehaven to mark the 70th anniversary of one of the worst mining disasters in the town.

104 men were killed after an explosion at William Pit. It happened at 5.40pm on 15 August 1947, two and a half miles underground.

To mark the exact moment, people will gather for a service at the site to remember those who died at 5.30 this afternoon. Tim Backshall visited Whitehaven's North Shore ahead of the service:

Load more updates