Thousands line the streets of Appleby as the torch edges closer. Hundreds of children from local schools have turned out, as well two very enthusiastic street performers.
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Both Whitehaven and Workington were comprehensively beaten, on the first day of the Championship season.
Thousands of people are visiting the Lake District this weekend, for the annual Big Chill Swim event.
The Met Office have named the 9th storm of the season Storm Imogen. This will hardly impact the ITV Border region