A £10 million scheme to solve the flooding problem in Dumfries and re-design part of the town has gone on display.
The plans involve building a grassed bank along the Whitesands area, that would prevent the River Nith from flooding shops and businesses.
It has been a problem for decades, and many are relieved that at last something will be put in place, but some are worried it will cut the number of parking spaces.
Matthew Taylor reports:
More top news
All Northern services at Carlisle station will be affected by the strikes, and replacement buses are in operation.
An earthquake measuring 1.7 on the Richter scale has been recorded in Cumbria.
A west Cumbrian man has been jailed for carrying out a knife attack.