Voting continues in Upper Eden

Voting is underway in Cumbria in the country's first neighbourhood planning referendum.

People in Upper Eden are deciding whether they want more of a say in the planning decisions.

It is part of a government initiative to give communities extra powers.

Some voters gave their reactions:


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.