Firefighters have warned motorists to take care while on the roads.

After sub-zero temperatures overnight crews from Carlisle West fire station are on stand by to help motorists who get into difficulty.

A spokesman from the station said: "If you're heading to work set off a little earlier and pay extra attention to your surroundings."

This morning as seen a lorry blocking Sandfield Road, just before 8am a recovery vehicle arrived to move the vehicle and unblock the road.