River restoration near Penrith

A major restoration project is starting on the River Leith near Penrith.

The work is trying to reverse historic straightening and widening of the river, to return it to a more natural state.

The work also hopes to improve the river's wildlife population.

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Restoration of River Leith

A major restoration project is underway on the River Leith near Penrith in Cumbria to return the river to a more natural state.