The number of people sleeping rough or living with the threat of homelessness has more than doubled in the south Lakes over the last year.
The local council had to intervene in more than 100 cases last year to save people from ending up on the streets and are now looking at new ways to cope with the growing problem.
Ryan Dollard reports.
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