"Once complete we will have in Keswick a 'state of the art ' facility for both patients staying on the wards and for those patients and service users visiting in an outpatient capacity.
"The refurbishment will include a complete renovation of the inpatient ward area with much more comfortable living facilities including a dining room, living room and en-suite facilities in all rooms.
"The day hospital facility will be also updated for patients which provide people with prescribed education programmes and monitoring to keep them well and independent at home.
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A look ahead at another wintry day.
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Winter is back with weather warnings in place across the region. Ross has the details: