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Copeland recycling suspended after meat and plastic contamination

A Copeland recycling bank Credit: ITV Border

Cardboard collection at Copeland's recycling sites has been suspended after recycling banks were contaminated with meat and plastic.

Copeland Borough Council says it has been forced to halt collection until it can find ways to stop people abusing the service.

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Copeland MP resigns from front bench politics after Corbyn victory

Copeland MP Jamie Reed has announced his resignation from front bench politics.

Mr Reed made the announcement on Twitter just moments after Jeremy Corbyn was named the new Labour Party leader.

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