A VITAL ferry service issued an update after the ferry stopped running due to unforeseen circumstances.

On Twitter, The Windermere Ferry team said: "The ferry is now running again. Sorry for the inconvenience."

Earlier this afternoon the Windermere ferry team said the ferry had stopped working due to 'unforeseen circumstances'.

Adding: "Our engineer is on the way to carry out essential maintenance and we hope to be back up and running as soon as possible. We apologise for any inconvenience and will provide updates asap"

On Wednesday, June 22 the ferry was not running due to a cable change and essential maintenance.