A woman from St Bees presented her husband with an unusual gift for his 80th birthday - a totem pole.
Maureen Reid had the 20ft pole commissioned for Malcolm and sent over from North America.
It is now proudly installed in the garden of their home.
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A look ahead at the forecast for the Border region.
Our gallery of wildlife in the Farne Islands, taken by our reporter and a selection of local students.
Mainly dry until later on Wednesday. A cooler, showery and blustery end to May