Silloth Airfield opened in 1939 and trained thousands of servicemen during the Second World War.
So many accidents occurred over Solway Bay, it became known as 'Hudson Bay', after the Hudson planes that were notoriously difficult to fly.
Not far from the runway is a cemetery for those who lost their lives training for war.
Lawrence Marshall has vivid memories of living next to the airfield during the war:
More top news
Crews use chainsaws and winches to remove fallen trees and debris that are currently clogging the middle of the River Petrill in Carlisle.
The rare 1901 edition of The Tale of Peter Rabbit will go under the hammer to mark the 150th anniversary of the author's birth.
The Lake District has inspired presidents, pop stars and poets to get hitched over the years. Here's five spots where Cupid might strike.