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Start of Appleby horse fair greeted with mixed reaction

Thousands of Gypsies and travellers have arrived in Appleby for the annual horse fair, prompting a mixed reaction from local people.

There have been complaints about litter left along the route to the festival but Cumbria Police say the event is being closely monitored.

Those attending insist they will not cause problems.

Peter Harris reports.

  • 07 Jun 2013
  • From the section Cumbria