Police and fire crews are investigating a suspected arson attack at the Siddick Ponds Nature Reserve near Workington last night.
Crews from across west Cumbria spent four hours tackling the wild fire which destroyed half of the habitat at the Site of Special Scientific Interest.
Samantha Parker reports:
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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