An ongoing row over the closure of a village path could now go to a Public Inquiry.
The path in Melkridge links the village to the A69 and was used by residents and farmers until it was locked and gated four months ago.
An application to have it re-opened was approved by the county council last Tuesday, but the argument looks a long way from being resolved.
Ryan Dollard reports:
More top news
Virgin Trains says it will run the majority of its services through stations including Lockerbie, Carlisle, Penrith and Oxenholme.
Holyrood's Finance Secretary has insisted most Scots will pay less income tax next year, despite increasing charges for higher earners.
The 13-month-old collapsed at home with injuries a pathologist suspected were caused by a sexual abuse, Kendal Coroner's Court was told.