Local campaigners have said the plans to privatise Royal Mail would particularly hit rural areas like Cumbria. Carl Webb of the Communication Worker's Union was one of those protesting outside Carlisle Town Hall.
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Emma brings you Monday night's forcast
Fine, dry Bank Holiday Monday. Turning wet from the south overnight into Tuesday. Showery midweek. Improving on Thursday, but for how long?