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Carlisle volunteering scheme inspires others in the UK

Ewan Murrie

Reporter

A volunteering programme in Carlisle has inspired similar schemes in other parts of the UK.

Give a Day to the City was set up in 2015 by Andy Fearon of Carlisle Vineyard Church, to co-ordinate people willing to work on community improvement projects.

A picture of Andy Fearon
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It has led to a cast iron fence at Portland Square being repainted, and the renovation of uninsured homes that were damaged by Storm Desmond.

The project has inspired similar schemes in Aberdeen, Ayrshire, Oxfordshire and Dungannon in Northern Ireland.

AI recognition technology being used to find missing people
Advanced recognition technology is being deployed on drones to help find missing and vulnerable people.

Severe disruption: A77 South Ayrshire westbound

BBC News Travel

A77 South Ayrshire westbound severe disruption, from B7023 Barns Road to Turnberry Lodge Road.

A77 South Ayrshire - A77 Kirkoswald Road closed westbound from the B7023 Barns Road junction in Maybole to the Turnberry Lodge Road junction in South Ayrshire, because of a fallen tree.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe roadworks: A77 South Ayrshire both ways

BBC News Travel

A77 South Ayrshire both ways severe roadworks, from B7023 St Cuthbert's Road to A719 Maidens Road.

A77 South Ayrshire - A77 Girvan Road closed in both directions from the B7023 St Cuthbert's Road junction in Maybole to the A719 Maidens Road junction in Turnberry, because of roadworks during the night.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time