78 year old Stewart Simpson from Catterlen near Penrith has skydived 10,000 feet to raise money and awareness for a hearing loss charity. Stewart is no stranger to challenges, having completed a marathon at 67, trekked up Kilimanjaro and walked the Inca Trail in Peru
He is vice-President of Hearing Link, a small charity that provides help and support to people with hearing loss and their families. You can find out more about the charity here
He hopes to raise about £1500 but also wants demonstrate his commitment to the work the charity does.
More top news
An earthquake measuring 1.7 on the Richter scale has been recorded in Cumbria.
A west Cumbrian man has been jailed for carrying out a knife attack.
Animal charity the Scottish SPCA is appealing for information after a dog suspected of being used for badger baiting was found abandoned.