Carlisle MENCAP runners-up in national awards

Carlisle MENCAP DVD Credit: ITV News Border

A local charity has been recognised at a national award ceremony, for producing DVDs to help young people with learning disabilities stay safe.

Carlisle Mencap were runners up at the National Crimebeat awards in London.

The 'Keeping Safe DVD' was one of the safety DVD's launched by the High Sheriff Juliet Westoll.

The DVD was made by men and women with learning disabilities and covered a range of issues including bullying, staying safe at home and when on public transport.