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A road leading to one of the most isolated parts of the Lake District has finally reopened, three weeks after heavy snow forced its closure.
It took local people several hours to clear a path through snow drifts still several feet deep at Hardknott Pass in Cumbria.
Hannah McNulty has this report:
A Cumbrian road has reopened to traffic three weeks it was shut because of heavy snow. It took nine people with a tractor seven hours to clear the route. Residents and business owners say it was the area was suffering as tourists and locals were unable to get through.