The Environment Agency has issued a flood warning for the River Eden in Carlisle following yesterday's heavy rain.
Low lying roads and car parks, residential and commercial properties close to Rickerby Park, Swifts and Stoneyholme Golf Courses are at risk.
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The 12.5 hour walkout by 63 GMB members got under way at 6am this morning and will continue until 6.30pm this evening.
37-year-old Graeme Haddon pleaded guilty to the offence which happened in his home village of Lamancha near West Linton at the weekend.