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New Year sales success in Carlisle

Photo: ITV Border

Shoppers were out in force over the New Year on Carlisle's high street, looking to grab a bargain.

Just weeks earlier Carlisle was forced to put business on pause when it was flooded by Storm Desmond.

People pointed out that they were shopping at Carlisle in the weeks leading up to Christmas purposely to support the town.

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businesses in the Carlisle area have suffered an impact from the floods brought by Storm Desmond.
The Lanes Shopping Centre in Carlisle Credit: ITV Border