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1930s bike business on Botchergate

Mike Lee has run a bike shop in Carlisle's Botchergate area for more than 20 years, but his family's connection with the business goes back to the 1930s.

Botchergate has had a mixed reputation in that time, but Mike remains a huge fan of the area.

Tim Backshall has been to meet the latest in our series of High Street Heroes.

Denis Perriam, is a local historian and has been conducting tours of Botchergate for the past few years, teaching people about the area's colourful past.

Ian Payne spoke to Denis and asked him why Botchergate has such a history of notoriety:

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