Two men were seen running away towards the nearby post office. One was said to be heavy set, with a shaved head and wearing a white shirt. The other had a white cap.
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Spells of rain overnight will give way to a sunny day tomorrow.
Visitors to Bassenthwaite who haven't yet visited the lake's popular ospreys only have a few weeks left to see them up-close.
Two new primary schools in the Borders have welcomed pupils for the first time today, Wednesday 16 August.