She is rare and small, and only three weeks old. Hope is a Mediterranean donkey born on a farm in Carlisle.
Her mother rejected her a few days after she was born, leaving her vulnerable.
Now she's in an even rarer category- a donkey hand reared by humans.
Andy Burn reports:
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Kerrie brings you Saturday's forecast for Cumbria & The Scottish Borders
Another cold and icy night but cloudier, wetter, windier and milder from the west by dawn
Icy patches will be a hazard on some untreated roads, pavements & paths. Some injuries are possible from slips and falls on icy surfaces