In December's political programme, Cumbria MP Rory Stewart is among Helen Ford's guests to discuss changes to the State Pension age and the impact on young adults who face 50 years in the workplace.
And, as the world mourns Nelson Mandela, MPs consider the lessons of his life for politicians the world over.
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Hospital bosses urge members of the public not to attend accident and emergency units in Cumbria this Christmas unless they really have to.
A look at the forecast for the Tyne Tees region.
Cumbria County Council has got £2 million to spend on roads in the Lake District.