A parish council says losses sustained by Windermere's car ferry being inactive could put the popular service at risk.
Claife councillors claim engineering and communication issues have led to the ferry having to close for a month. But Cumbria County Council says the closure is routine.
Fiona Marley Paterson reports.
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