The amount of traffic and lorries travelling through Carlisle city centre has dropped significantly since a partial ring road was opened.
The Northern Development Route opened in February - cutting traffic through the town by almost 20%.
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Three girls have been hurt after a stone was thrown through the window of the school bus they were travelling on in Carlisle.
Drivers are being urged to take extreme caution when driving this morning, as heavy snow covers routes across the ITV Border region.
The Met Office has issued a new amber weather warning for snow for the south of Scotland, and a yellow warning for parts of Cumbria.