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Have you got what it takes to be a puddle jumping champion?

The Caerlaverock Wetlands Centre near Dumfries is known for its picturesque views, and rare wildlife.

But it's also home to a rather unusual event - the Puddle Jumping Championships. Children and adults are invited to come along and make a splash, in a bid to impress the judges.

Competitors get a grade of up to 100 for the height of the splash, their enthusiasm, style and technique. Have you got what it takes?


Idris Elba to DJ at Kendal Calling

Idris Elba DJs at the Oliver Spencer fashion show Credit: PA

Idris Elba is set for the fields of Lowther Deer Park to DJ at this year's Kendal Calling.

The actor, producer, musician, and DJ is best known for playing DCI John Luther in the BBC One series 'Luther'.

His set was announced in the 2018 line-up yesterday.

He joins Basement Jaxx, Gorgon City, and Mista Jam in the festival's Glow Tent.

Kendal Calling 2018: Line-up announced


Silvy Weatherall: Art with dead birds and road kill

Artists use all kinds of materials to create their designs and reflect the world around them: but this artist must surely be one of the most unusual in the country as far as her choice of materials goes.

She uses dead birds, road kill and material destined for the dustbin to make her collages - and they're much sought-after:

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