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Bath time for Roman dig volunteers in Carlisle

Volunteers will help uncover remains for the next four weeks Credit: ITV Border

An archaeological dig is underway in Carlisle to uncover the 4th century remains of a Roman bath house.

Volunteers will work on the site, uncovered near the River Eden in the Stanwix area in May, for the next four weeks. It is hoped the site will become a major tourist attraction:

The site was uncovered near the River Eden in May Credit: ITV Border
Ladies ring, with a key on to unlock a jewellery box Credit: ITV Border
Items uncovered date back to the 4th century Credit: ITV Border
Ladies ring, with a key on to unlock a jewellery box (Seen above) Credit: ITV Border

Up to 15 people a day will be involved in the dig daily - except Sundays - until Saturday 7 October.

Carlisle park in running to be named best in Britain

This year 1,797 parks and green spaces were awarded the Green Flag Award Credit: ITV Border

A Carlisle park is in the running to be named best in Britain. Carlisle City Council is urging people to vote for Chance’s Park in the People’s Choice Awards.

This year 1,797 parks and green spaces were awarded the Green Flag Award, including Chance’s Park - for the seventh year in a row. There is now the opportunity to vote for Chance’s Park to be one of the nation’s favourite parks.

For more information visit www.greenflagaward.org. Winners will be announced on 11 October.

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