The Great North Air Ambulance was called to a riding school in Loftus to assist the land ambulance crew on scene with a female patient who had substained a injury whlist riding her horse.She was flown to James Cook University Hospital with a flight time of 5 minutes.
The patient arrived at the hospital in a stable condition and her injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.
The Olympic flame has been witness to some amazing spectacles during the torch relay but today was a first. During his leg through Loftus, 25 year old David State, dropped down on one knee and proposed to his girlfriend. Christine Langham said yes.