Windermere car ferry at risk?

A parish council is concerned the car ferry over Windermere is at risk.

Claife Parish councillors worry maintenance periods of three to four weeks between Easter and the Spring Bank Holiday will put the service in financial jeopardy.

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Is Windermere car ferry at risk?

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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