A man is being treated in hospital for serious head injuries after an alleged assault outside a social club in Egremont. The incident happened last night at the Falcon Club in the town. His condition is described as stable. Two males have been arrested in connection with the incident.
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More than 8,000 people are expected to attend over the three day event, which starts at 7pm tonight.
The local MP and leader of the Liberal Democrats says it was a "joyful" day for locals and former locals alike.
Detectives say the men have shown "no remorse for their actions whatsoever".