A protest at Cumbria County Council is due to take place today over controversial plans to close recycling centres.
A 6,000 signature petition will be presented to council members in an attempt to make them change their plans.
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A brighter afternoon but windy with showers. Further rain/showers into Sunday. Some sunshine developing but winds staying strong and cooler