A primary school has been forced to close due to a broken boiler.

Pupils of Pennine Way Primary School, at Harraby, Carlisle, are remaining at home today (December 9), after the school had issues heating the building as a result of the faulty boiler.

A spokesman for the school confirmed the closure would only last a day, adding: "We can confirm the school is closed today because of the boiler, but there is currently someone here to repair it."

For more information, visit the Pennine Way Primary School website, or contact the school via phone or email.