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Where to Eat in Kirkby Lonsdale in August

Coming out of lockdown provided the UK's cafes, bars and restaurants with a challenge. How to maintain new rules of social distancing in a traditionally social environment? But those who provide food and drink in Kirkby Lonsdale have worked hard and are now welcoming guests across their doors with a series of new measures. Kirstie Pelling rounds up what they've been up to... Opening up after...

Cumbria Chamber Speaks Out on Test and Trace

Cumbria Chamber of Commerce is asking businesses to do everything in their power to co-operate with NHS Test and Trace. This follows the local lockdown in Leicester.  "Businesses there had invested heavily in safe working and social-distancing measures so they could operate safely and were then forced to shut again leaving them with no revenue. Some won't survive a second lockdown....