Kendal's new auction mart is hosting its first sale, and it is hoped they will prove as popular as the sales in the old mart.
Almost 130 years of livestock auctioneering came to an end last week when the old mart was closed.
The new 13.5-acre site at Moss End Rural Business Park near junction 36 of the M6, is capable of handling up to 1,100 cattle or 10,000 sheep.
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A look ahead at the weekend forecast for the Border region.
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.