COVID-19 vaccination are expected to take place in Ulverston and the surrounding areas early in the New Year.

Those living under the Ulverston and Dalton Primary Care Network, including those in Askam and Ireleth, and who are eligible, should expect to be invited to be vaccinated in January, according to councillor Ben Shirley.

Ben Shirley, the Cumbria County Council and Barrow Borough Councillor for Dalton North, Lindal, Marton, Askam and Ireleth, said: "I have been made aware from the local manager for Public Health that our area can expect to see the rollout of the Covid-19 vaccine shortly after 11 January."