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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Clear start, patchy cloud at the east coast, some mist forming further west. Cool in the countryside
Some good sunny spells at first, especially in the west. Much brighter in the east than of late, just some patchy cloud around