Councillors in Cumbria are set to discuss whether the county should host an underground nuclear waste store at a meeting in Kendal later this morning.
The county's cabinet members will decide in October whether to put west Cumbria forward to the next stage of the process and look for a site.
The government asked for communities to volunteer areas to come forward to discuss burying waste, west Cumbria has declared an interest but it will be decades before building work gets underway.
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Frosty, icy start on Sunday with fog patches lingering in places. Away from the fog, some good wintry sunshine