A COUNCIL has issued some advice to festival goers this weekend.

South Lakeland District Council advised people who are heading to a festival this weekend to take a Covid lateral flow test before they go and once they return, in order to protect themselves and others.

An South Lakeland District Council spokesman said: "If you're heading to a festival this weekend, take a rapid Covid-19 test before you go, and when you get back, to protect you and your mates."