Today is the 12th day of the 12th month of 2 thousand and 12.
Some have predicted it would be the end of the world. But others see twelve twelve twelve as a good day to get married.
However, at Gretna Green, it's been the busiest day of the year.
Matthew Taylor reports:
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A number of new and ongoing road improvements are planned for Monday 24 July to Sunday 30 July across the region.
A driver whose illegal over-taking led to him crashing his car head-on into another car, has been jailed today for two-and-a-half years.
Silloth Music and Beer Festival in North Cumbria is set to take place on Thursday 7 to Sunday 10 September this year.