Police are advising there will be delays on roads in Cumbria this morning, because of two slow-moving abnormal loads.
They're travelling from Kingstown at around 9am, along the A689 via Crosby-on-Eden and on to the A69.
Traffic is expected to be slower than usual.
Police will be escorting a slow moving abnormal load this morning from the A69 Northumbria boundary at Greenhead to Lowca Lane, Seaton.
It will start around 10:30am via the A69 route, A689 Northern Relief Road at Carlisle, and A595 to Thursby.
The load will then travel to Seaton via the A596.
Motorists should expect delays until approximately 2:30pm.
To keep up to date with the situation on Cumbria roads please visit: the Cumbria Police website.
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Part of the A7 closed for a brief period this morning following an accident involving three vehicles.
A mini-bus, a transit van and a car collided on the Bowland straight at about 7.30am.
The emergency services closed the road four miles north of Galashiels for around 15 minutes.
It was re-opened as a single lane of traffic to allow the last of the debris to be cleared.
Police Scotland said there were no injuries
There's currently a rolling road block in place on the M6 in Cumbria due to an accidnet.
Northbound traffic between junction 37 (Kendal) and junction 38 (Tebay) is being affected.
Two cars were involved in a crash on the A65 in Crooklands, Cumbria, around midday on the1st July.
Drivers are asked to avoid the area and use alternative routes where possible.
More than 30 new parking and loading spaces have been created in Carlisle city centre.
The move comes as part of a plan to create a restricted zone in the historical quarter and has been welcomed by shop owners, as Ryan Dollard reports.
New parking restrictions came into force in Carlisle city centre this morning.
More than thirty new parking and loading spaces have been created in the disc zone around the historical quarter.
But parking outside of allocated bays could result in fines of up to £70. The city council say that the creation of extra free parking spaces around the cathedral will encourage more shoppers to come in to Carlisle to spend their money.
Keith Poole, City Engineer, is positive about the change:
Controversial parking charges come in to force from today in Carlisle City centre.
The city council insists the move, which also includes new restricted parking in historical sites, will enhance the area but traders are concerned it will have a negative impact on their businesses.
Find out where and when you can park in Carlisle with this guide.Read the full story ›