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Two very different communities say they're being badly affected by road works in Cumbria.
The rural villages in Borrowdale have been hit by the closure of the main road to Keswick, and in the town centre of Wigton, businesses and shops say trade is down because of new gas mains being laid.
Matthew Taylor reports.
The B5289 Borrowdale Road in the Lake District will be shut to cars for six weeks while a retaining wall is repaired.
Pedestrians, dismounted cyclists and horse riders will be able to pass through while work is ongoing.It'll cost around £60,000 to complete the work.
One of the main roads through the Lake District will be closed for six weeks. The B5289, which skirts along the east of Derwent Water and is the main access road for communities along Borrowdale including Grange, Rosthwaite and Seatoller, is shut.
Cumbria Highways Engineers say need to carry out structural repairs to a retaining wall that stops the roadway from collapsing into the lake. Residents and businesses will face a detour across Honister Pass which can get blocked by snow and ice in winter.
Barry Surtees from Honister Slate Mine said it would affect his business by stopping lorries from using the Borrowdale route to collect slate. He also criticised the council for a lack of notice claiming he had not had any communications from Cumbria County Council directly.