Town hopes art will boost business

Traders in Cockermouth are tapping into their creative side to boost business during major roadworks in the town centre.

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Art distracts town from roadworks

Artwork has been displayed around Cockermouth Credit: 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.