Following hours of often angry and emotional debate Cumbria councillors have agreed on a controversial budget to save £24m this year.
The county council has to save nearly £90m over three years, and that's on top of £88m it has already saved.
The cuts agreed today include the scrapping of subsidised bus routes and introducing on street parking. Council leaders were accused of betraying rural communities.
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