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Cumbria turns 40

Cumbria turns 40 this year, after it was created back in 1974. Celebrations have been taking place across the county to mark it's 'birthday' on 1 April.

Businesses gather to mark Cumbria's 40th birthday

The county of Cumbria will be forty years old this week, with events being held to mark the change from Cumberland, Westmorland and parts of Lancashire and Yorkshire.

To begin the celebrations, the Institute of Directors gathered business owners near Penrith.

Kim Inglis reports.

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