Some firms in Cockermouth have reported a drop in trade due to the roadworks but residents are taking it in their stride.
Some traders in Cockermouth have reported a drop in trade since major roadworks started. But they're hoping public artwork and scrapping some parking charges will bring people back.
Alex Morgan from Wordsworth House spoke to ITV Border:
Traders in Cockermouth are tapping into their creative side to boost business during major roadworks in the town centre.
Some firms have reported a drop in trade, but they're hoping public artwork - along with scrapping some parking charges - will bring people back to the town.