One lane is closed on the M6 southbound, between J44 A7 / A689 (Carlisle North) and J43 A69 (Carlisle).
It's to allow for barrier repairs following an earlier accident.
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Heavy showers will pop up late-morning and during the afternoon, bringing hail to many, and snow over the hills.
A bitter north wind will make it feel cold everywhere.
Maximum temperature 10 °C.
A 400-year-old independent school in west Cumbria, which closed nearly two years ago, has moved a step nearer to re-opening.
St Bees School aims to reopen in September 2018, with the backing of a Chinese educational group.
This weekend, visitors to an Open Day at the school got a flavour of what it'll be like when the historic school reopens:
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Two Cumbrian dairy farmers have scooped £7,000 in prize money, for producing some of the country's best silage.
Steven Hunter of Berrier Head Farm, Penrith and Keith Rudd of The Grassings, Kirkbride, were two of the winners in Agri-Lloyd’s silage competition.
A shortlist of finalists were drawn from over 700 samples of grass analysed from across the UK.
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Two HGV's have been involved in a crash on the M6 Junction 40 slip road at Penrith.
Officers were called at 1.47pm to the incident on the northbound entry slip road.
The slip road is now completely closed and delays are to be expected for some time.
The lanes heading west on the A66 have also been reduced and traffic is slow moving.
Emergency services are at the scene and motorists are asked to avoid the area.