The NFU County Chairman,Alan Dickinson, is at the Westmorland Show talking to farmers. He said:
"Farming needed a good year after two bad ones. The weather this year has been a huge improvement. The stock are happier and so are farmers."
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Frosty, icy start on Sunday with fog patches lingering in places. Away from the fog, some good wintry sunshine
Mainly dry, clear and cold. Beware icy stretches developing across the region, especially where there were earlier showers
The Cockermouth Mountain Rescue team was called to the aid of a 70-year old walker from France on Whiteless Pike on Boxing Day.