A Christmas tree farmer from Dumfries and Galloway is urging people to consider buying a real tree this year, in a bid to help the environment.
Recent figures reveal that only 1 in 5 people are now opting for a real tree, with many choosing the convenience of an artificial tree instead.
However, Rory Young from Scottish Christmas Trees in Kirkgunzeon, says that chopping down thousands of trees is fine, so long as they're being replaced:
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Vets in Cumbria are urging pet owners to look after their animals during the Christmas period.
Some of the things people consider to be treats, can cause serious damage to pets, and vets say they're already seeing an increase in the number of sick dogs being admitted.
Dan Lewis, a vet from Capontree Veterinary Centre, has this good advice:
Around 10,000 people packed into Carlisle City centre for their Christmas Lights switch on.
X Factor winner from 2014 Ben Haenow performed for the crowd after flicking the switch.
The iconic Coca-Cola Christmas truck is making it's way to Carlisle soon.
The truck will pull into Carlisle city centre on November 22.
The truck, made famous by the 'Holidays are Coming' advert, is returning to the UK for it's sixth country-wide tour.
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Millions of Christmas presents and cards will be whisked through Carlisle Mail Centre today, on their busiest day of the year.
Around 123,000 Royal Mail staff and 19,000 temporary Christmas staff across the UK will be working to deliver Christmas mail.
The recommended last posting date is Monday 21 December.
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A video of a man dressed as the Grinch in Carlisle has been viewed millions of times on social media.
Mark Bowes, who delivers pizza in the city for a living, decided to spread the Grinch's grumpiness throughout the city centre, wearing a remarkably realistic homemade costume.
Tourist information centres in Cumbria brought a couple of very special guests to the launch of their charity Christmas cards today.
Paul Crone went to meet the organisers, Father Christmas, Mrs Christmas... and a couple of llamas: