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Kendal traders: 'The Bridge is Back'

Traders in Kendal have launched a campaign to get people shopping in the town again now that Victoria Bridge has reopened.

Posters declaring 'The Bridge is Back' are being displayed by shops that say trade has been badly affected during the month or so since the floods in December closed the bridge.

Fiona Marley Paterson reports:

Man charged in connection with Kendal robbery

Castle Stores Credit: ITV News

A Kendal man has been charged in connection with an attempted robbery in Kendal on Wednesday February 10.

Levi Dixon, 27, of Broad Ing Crescent, was charged with attempted robbery following the incident at Castle Stores.

He was also charged with Possessing a bladed article in a public place.

He has also been charged with three fraud offences relating to three fraudulent applications to the Cumbria Flood Recovery Fund, possession of controlled drugs, an offence of theft and an offence of attempted theft.

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