Driving conditions were treacherous across Dumfries and Galloway today, due to a large amount of snow and ice.
There were several accidents and almost 30 schools closed, and there is more snow forecast for some parts of the region tomorrow.
Kim Inglis reports.
More top news
We spoke to the various political party candidates, all vying for the west Cumbrian seat.
Fiona Mills, who was the UKIP candidate in Carlisle during the general election says she's "delighted'.
The Distington GP surgery in Workington is described as "one of the most caring" in England by the CQC.