The Border region could be hardest hit if Scotland becomes independent, according to the Deputy Prime Minister.
Speaking at the Liberal Democrat conference in Glasgow, he told ITV News that a 'yes' vote this time next year would destroy trade in the region.
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The A66 at Bassenthwaite will be closed overnight for the next six weeks to allow for flood resilience work to take place.
The building is one of 39 across the country to shared a £14.5m fund, set up to commemorate World War One.
Westerly winds are on the way.