Biggest pumpkin in the North at Cumbrian restaurant

A restaurant in Whitehaven has taken delivery of the biggest pumpkin in the North of England.

It weighs just over 800lbs.

Pumpkins usually weigh less than 20lbs.

Kim Inglis has been to see the start of its transformation into a Halloween lantern:

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Giant 800lb pumpkin

A giant 800lb pumpkin is heading for Whitehaven to become a centrepiece for a local restaurant as Halloween looms. Staff at the restaurant will make the vegetable into a giant lantern.