Diggers sink into rare blanket bog

Two diggers have become stuck in a rare peat bog in Cumbria. Environmentalists fear they may damage the site, which has been designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest.

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Bogged down in beauty spot

Environmentalists fear that damage is likely to be caused to a rare piece of upland peat bog in Cumbria after two large diggers became stuck.

The two pieces of machinery are trapped in Butterburn Flow near Gilsland - a remote area of bog that's been designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest. Matthew Taylor reports.

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