Comet, Jessops, Blockbuster, Toys 'R' Us and Famous Names have all closed in 2013. Forty shops in Carlisle city centre are currently vacant.
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Kerrie Gosney brings you Saturday night's forecast
Severe gales possible for a time north of the border overnight. A cold, raw wind sets in Sunday. Showers turning wintry Monday & Tuesday.
Today, the Government announced plans to increase rail services in the North. But what does it mean for Cumbria?