It has been described as a vibrant community but the danger is it will not be for much longer - many young people in Keswick are having to move away because the high cost of housing means it is unaffordable.
It is a situation the Keswick Community Housing Trust is fighting to remedy.
Today, December 4, it carried out a sod cutting ceremony on a plot of land that will provide 11 three-bedroom properties in the town.
The trust says will be 'truly affordable'.
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Mainly dry until later on Wednesday. A cooler, showery and blustery end to May
Mainly dry. Light rain out of thicker cloud over hills. Breezy at times and cooler than average
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