Postal workers have been protesting against the proposed privatisation of the Royal Mail. Campaigners urged people passing Carlisle Town Hall to sign postcards urging the government to reconsider. The Communication Workers' Union said it would particularly affect rural areas such as Cumbria.
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M.Y Lady of the Lake launched on Ullswater in 1887 and continues to ferry passengers around the lake, 140 years on.
The marsh fritillary butterfly became extinct in the county over ten years ago.
A number of roadworks have been scheduled to take place across the region this week.