The Bay once again broadcasted live from The 215th Westmorland County Agricultural Show at Lane's Farm, Crooklands. Derek Marks chatted live to the show organisers, exhibitors and visitors about one of the UK's largest and favourite shows.
Voted as one of the UK’s favourite Agricultural Shows, and runner up Tourism Event of the Year, the is one of the largest one day Shows in the Country, held on the second Thursday in September attracting 30,000 people. A major livestock Show, with its heart firmly in agriculture. Sections include cattle, sheep, goats, horses, pigs, heavy horses, alpacas, dogs and poultry, as well as marquees for The Women's Institute, Learning for Life, Crafts from Cumbria - supporting a wide range of wonderful artisan crafts, Food Hall - entirely supported by local producers promoting their products, with special demonstrations, Rural Crafts and over 350 trade stands. Not forgetting the very popular Cumberland and Westmorland Wrestling.
Ford Bridge both ways closed due to emergency repairs at Bridge Street.