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Live Heavy snow across the Lake District

More snow expected in the north west over the weekend

Update: Met Office downgrades Cumbria snow alert

Update: Met Office downgrades Cumbria snow alert


Cumbria County Council gritters on stand-by for predicted snowfall

Kendal Mountain Rescue called out as snow leaves two women stranded in fells


Gritter Twitter: Find out which roads are gritted in Cumbria

Live GRIT WATCH: Tell us if your roads are not being gritted

UPDATE: Police have been called to 97 accidents in six hours


Icy weather: Emergency services stretched under 'extreme pressure'

Icy weather: Extra grit supplies available from Cumbria Highways

DANGEROUS: A car slides along New Road car park on Thursday morning

Icy weather: Hazardous conditions in Kendal and Windermere


Icy weather: 'Don't drive unless absolutely necessary' warning

Black ice causes traffic chaos

Woman 'seriously injured' after crash on A590

UPDATE: severe weather causes disruption in South Lakeland

UPDATE: severe weather causes disruption in South Lakeland


Severe weather causes disruption in South Lakeland

Forecasters warn 5cm of snow on the way

Traffic accidents following icy conditions

Drivers warned as temperatures plummet in Cumbria

Bowness grit drop-offs 'problematic' for residents

Calls for Kendal Road to be on gritting route

Lindale residents call for salt boxes

Gritwatch: Empty grit box concerns Lindale residents

Gritwatch: Kirkbie Green concerns

Dedicated Dales gritter calls it a day

Call for road to be gritted

BIG FREEZE: Flashback to last year’s hazardous conditions on roads in Cumbria

'We will not run out of winter grit' - Cumbria transport chiefs pledge

Heavy rain warning for Lancashire and Cumbria

ALERT High tides at Blackpool

North West hit by high winds and heavy rain

GRAPHIC The remnants of Hurricane Katia, currently in the western Atlantic, are expected to hit Britain next week (Nasa/AP)

Flood risk as Katia heads for northern England

FLASHBACK Salt stockpile from a previous year

Lancashire County Council to stockpile 30,000 tonnes of salt to tackle snow


Flooding hits Cumbria and Lancashire

BIG SPLASH A fire engine on the A65 last night. Picture by Chris Hoyle

Heavy rainfall causes localised flooding in Cumbria

Road gales warning for North West

Traffic queued at Shap

Motorists in South Lakeland battle treacherous road conditions


No more snow expected for Cumbria


Snow starting to fall again in Lake District

DOING THE BUSINESS: Fell top assessor Jon Bennett on the summit of Helvellyn

Ambleside man has a mountain to climb every day

GOOD NEIGHBOURS: Finn, James and Nathan gritting the pavements

Kendal brothers use toy tractor to clear away ice

IN ACTION: A gritter on the streets

Council tax increase could be offered to fund more Lancashire gritting


Snow joke as weather hits South Lakeland retail sales

CLEAR SKIES: Ice washes up under cold blue skies at Sandside

Cumbria set for white Christmas

LA STORY: Nicky, Mike and Zoe Hunter home from Heathrow

Snow ruins Troutbeck family's plan for sunshine festivities


Cold spell set to continue over Christmas

'Widespread ice' warning for Cumbria's roads

No immediate sign of snow for Cumbria today


Guidance on the pros and cons of winter tyres

Snow returning to parts of Cumbria

Gritters braced for action as big freeze set to return to Cumbria

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