Stone flags laid after walkers get stuck in mud

Work has begun to lay slabs on a stretch of the Coast 2 Coast walk near Kirkby Stephen in Cumbria after people started getting stuck up to their waists in mud.

Thousands of walkers try to get across the track each year, and some have even had to be saved by Mountain Rescue.

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