The mountaineer Sir Chris Bonington is one of those people supporting controversial plans to build a zipwire near the Honister Slatemine in the Lake District. But others, including the Friends of the Lake District say it isn't in-keeping with the national park. A decision's expected later today.
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Bungling Martin Bainbridge attempted three armed robberies in Carlisle, brandishing a knife wrapped in a tea towel.