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Voters say 'yes' in UK's first planning referendum

Cumbrian voters go to the polls (7am) in an historic referendum in Cumbria. People in the Upper Eden area will be the first in the country to hold a planning referendum to decide if they want a greater say in how their community develops.

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MP urges Cumbrian voters to go to the polls

Cumbrian voters are being urged to go to the polls in an historic referendum in Cumbria. People in Upper Eden are the first in the country to hold a Neighbourhood Planning Referendum to decide if they want a greater say in how their community develops.

Penrith & the Border MP, Rory Stewart, wants people to have their say. Voting takes place from 7am to 10pm.

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