THE Dickensian Festival is gearing up for its second day, despite a yellow weather warning being issued for Cumbria.
THE A590 was partially blocked and traffic queuing because of a crash.
THOUSANDS of people are expected to pack the streets of Ulverston this weekend.
FIREFIGHTERS were called to a chimney fire in South Cumbria.
SIGHS of relief and a round of applause could be heard after controversial plans to replace a windfarm were refused.
A COMMUNITY group has sold a section of land worth almost £400,000 in a bid to clear its debts.
The only town centre car park to be closed for the duration of the festival is Theatre Street car park, so spaces will be available at Buxton Place, Daltongate, Stockbridge Lane, Brewery Street and The Gill.