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Police say two people have died in a fire at Ecclerigg near Windermere. Emergency services were called to Lakeshore House just after 3.30 on Saturday afternoon.
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Police are investigating a fire at Ecclerigg, near Windermere. Emergency services were called just after 3.30 on Saturday afternoon. Police are asking members of the public to avoid the area.
The Romans arrived in Alston today (Saturday 30th August) for an educational festival.
The initiative, which was supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund, aimed to educate people about what life was like in Roman Britain in the year 201 AD.
The displays included battle reenactments, period cookery demonstrations and a military hospital.
Work to repair one of Cumbria's major roads will begin tonight (Saturday 30 August), causing significant disruption to motorists.
The A66 eastbound will be closed between Brough and the boundary with County Durham between 10pm tonight and 6am tomorrow morning. There will be further closures at the same times tomorrow evening and also on Saturday and Sunday next weekend.
Workers will be re-painting white lines and carrying out other improvements. Motorists have been advised to use the A69 if possible.
Alston is being transformed back to 200 AD to teach people about Roman life.
People can watch period cookery demonstrations, battle re-enactments and get a glimpse of battlefield war wounds in a Roman hospital.
Pottery workshops and craft stalls will also be held in St Augustine's Church.