On tonight's Around The House with Helen Ford, supporters and opponents of the plans to store nuclear waste under the Cumbrian hills give their views on a highly divisive subject.
Copeland MP Jamie Reed wants to see the option explored further, but Dr Ruth Balogh of Friends of the Earth says the scheme would be unprecedented.
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A look ahead at the forecast for the Border region.
Over the next eight years the populations of all but nine local authorities in England will increase. Four of those are in Cumbria.
The Psychoactive Substances Act will come into effect tomorrow, and could see offenders jailed for up to seven years.