A man has been rescued after falling 20ft while abseiling in a quarry in the Lake District. He suffered a broken leg in the fall at Hodge Close quarry at Coniston on Friday afternoon.
Coniston Mountain Rescue Team freed the 45 year old who was then flown to hospital in Preston by the Great North Air Ambulance. He's currently in a stable condition.
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