Farmers have been urged to apply for Farming Recovery Grants as soon as possible, as the April 1st deadline looms.
Farmers in Cumbria who have suffered losses as a result of flooding caused by Storm Desmond or Storm Eva are eligible to apply for support grants of up to £20,000.
Farming Minister George Eustice said:
Clear, dry and sunny for most.
However, there may be a few rain, sleet or snow showers at times.
Maximum Temperature 6°C.
Insurance companies say they'll work with sports clubs in Carlisle to try to provide cover after the floods.
Several clubs in Carlisle fear they may not be able to get any flood insurance in the future.
Carlisle Rugby and Squash clubs, and Chatsworth Tennis Club, were all badly flooded in December 2015, having previously been flooded ten years earlier.
Junior Doctors in the region will be on strike today as part of a national dispute about changes in their contract.
Cumbria NHS bosses say they have plans in place to make sure patients aren't put at risk.
Dr David Rogers, Medical Director for NHS Cumbria Clinical Commissioning Group and lead for the North Cumbria System Resilience Group, said:
They're also urging people to think carefully before going to hospital, and to use the NHS website, the 111 phone number or visit a pharmacist instead.
The amount of Junior Doctors who work in Cumbrian services are as follows:
- 99 Royal Lancaster Infirmary (UHMBT)
- 51 Furness General Hospital (UHMBT)
- 20 Cumbria Partnership Foundation Trust (CPFT)
- 9 West Cumberland Hospital (NCUHT)
- 92 Cumberland Infirmary Carlisle (NCUHT)
These figures are not necessarily the amount of Junior Doctors who are on strike, but industrial action was voted for by a considerable majority.
Nearly three million pounds of funding is now available to community projects in the Scottish Borders, and those aimed at improving the local economy.
The last phase of the Leader Funding Programme helped Selkirk Pop Up Shops, and Councillor Stuart Bell says it helps inspire businesses to be creative:
There's a replacement bus service running on Northern Rail both ways between Carlisle and Appleby due to emergency engineering works at Langwathby.
The line is currently closed in both directions until the end of service.
Engineering works are taking place due to an earlier landslip
Passengers are being told that trains between Leeds and Carlisle will start and terminate at Appleby
Victoria Bridge in Kendal has re-opened, according to the county council.
The foundations of the major bridge over the River Kent were damaged by flooding in December 2015, and it has been closed since January 13th.