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Volunteers wanted to teach about bog lands on the Solway coast

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An organisation that's been restoring Glasson Moss on the Solway coast is appealing for volunteers.

The Solway Wetlands Landscape Partnership are teaching people about the importance of bog land - and are calling for others to help teach.

Cumbria has two thirds of the remaining lowland raised mires in England.

As we lose the mires, one of the things that happens is that they're a fantastic carbon store. So in terms of global warming, these are really important environments as part of our efforts to reduce global warming."

– Chris Spencer, Solway Wetlands Landscape Partnership



Ice warning in force across Scottish Borders

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An ice warning is in force across the Scottish Borders today, with drivers being advised to take extra care.

Several inches of snow fell across the region yesterday.

Scottish Borders Council says low overnight temperatures and more snow will have created widespread icy conditions on untreated routes.

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