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Red squirrel numbers continue to rise

The number of red squirrels in Cumbria have risen for the third year in a row Credit: PA

The number of red squirrels in Cumbria have risen for the third year in a row.

Two months of surveying work, carried out over two months, found the allusive animal in 300 different woodlands and gardens.

The findings come from the fourth monitoring project in two years by the Red Squirrels Northern England.