Appleby horse fair 2013

The 2013 Appleby horse fair is officially underway with gypsies and travellers arriving from all over Europe

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Appleby clean up begins

The clean up of Appleby gets into swing today as the horse fair draws to a close.

Wednesday (12th June) is officially the last day of the fair which this year attracted 40,000 visitors to the area.

Police are warning motorists to be aware that horse drawn vehicles may be on the roads, and in particular on the A66 in Cumbria.

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