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Teenage golfer from Cumbria to represent Europe

Cumbria's Caitlin Whitehead Credit: European Golf Association

A 15-year old from Cumbria will represent Europe in next week’s Asia-Pacific Junior Golf Championship in Hong Kong.

Kirkbie Kendal School pupil Caitlin Whitehead clinched her place in the Europe team with a three-shot victory in last month’s European Young Masters.

She’s one of four players, making up two mixed European teams, who will compete against the best junior players from the Asia Pacific region.


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The high pressure world of football is no exception when it comes to mental health issues.

Gazza, Stan Collymore and most recently Everton's Aaron Lennon have had high profile struggles.

As part of our series of reports for Mental Health Awareness Week, our reporter, Ryan Dollard, takes a look at the work Carlisle United are doing to provide support for the community:

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ITV Border spoke to Richard Metcalf from Active Cumbria, the sport and activity partnership that is part of Cumbria County Council.

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Our presenter, Pam Royle, asked how having role models like footballer Aaron Lennon talking about the treatment they've received for mental health problems can encourage other people to talk and to seek help:

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