Organisers say they have been forced to cancel Sunday's Great North Swim due to bad weather.
The events were scheduled to take place at Windermere, but a decision was made by the independent planning group to cancel due to strong winds forecast for Sunday.
“ We are sorry to have been forced to cancel the Sunday programme of events.
“We understand the inconvenience the Sunday cancellation will cause, but the safety and well-being of our participants is our number one priority.
Police are reporting that an accident has blocked the A5284 Windermere Road in Kendal.
Traffic is queuing in both directions.
The accident was reported at around 2pm, and took place between Queen's Road / Green Road and Caroline Street.
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The junction of Elleray road and Ambleside road in Windermere has been blocked as police deal with a crash that happened earlier.
Police were called to the area at 10:47am when two cars collided.
Emergency services are currently at the scene. Police are advising motorists to avoid the area.
A traffic map can be viewed at: www.cumbria.police.uk/traffic-link-map.
A 36-year-old man has been arrested following a sexual assault in Windermere.
It happened between 4am and 5am on Saturday 27 May in woodland near Lake Road and Beresford Road.
Cumbria Police are asking anyone with information to get in touch.
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Police believe a missing man from Essex could be in Windermere.
Paul Meakins, 54, was last seen in the Essex area on 29 March.
But his credit card has been used regularly in the Windermere area over the past few days, banking enquiries have shown.
It is believed that he is travelling in a black Vauxhall Astra, with the registration number FG51 UMF.
Police are urging anyone with information to contact them on 101.
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A 48-year-old man has been airlifted to hospital after suffering a heart attack beside a busy road in South Cumbria.
Ambulance crew at the scene carried out CPR at the roadside and were able to restart his heart.
The A591 was closed in the Keldwyth Drive area, Windermere, to allow the emergency services to attend the scene which caused significant delays to rush hour traffic in the town.
Great North Air Ambulance were able to attend after landing at a nearby school and take the pedestrian to the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle within 20 minutes.
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