The streets of Maryport are buzzing with hundreds of people, who have turned out to congratulate Cumbria's only Paralympian - Simon Lawson.
The town held a civic reception for the wheelchair marathon racer, who was among the favourites to land a medal on Rio.
People of all ages waved Great Britain flags and chanted Simon's name as the racer made his way through the town.
Results from Wednesday 28 September:
- Edusport Academy 3 v 0 Lochmaben
Fixtures for Saturday 1 October - Cree Lodge Cup 1st Round:
- Heston Rovers v Abbey Vale
- Lochar Thistle v Creetown
- Mid Annandale v Dumfries Ymca
- Newton Stewart v Threave Rovers
- Nithsdale Wanderers v Upper Annandale
- Wigtown & Bladnoch v St Cuthbert Wanderers
The people of Maryport will be turning out in force today to congratulate Paralympian, Simon Lawson.
The town's holding a civic reception for the wheelchair marathon racer, who was among the favourites to land a medal on Rio.
Simon will be competing in the New York Marathon in November.
Carlisle United are looking to break a club record tomorrow, by starting a season eleven games undefeated.
Clive Middlemass was in charge when the Blues set the existing 10 match record back in 1989.
He also managed a young Keith Curle in Bristol and says he'll be more than pleased to see his achievement surpassed by his friend.
Keith keeps saying when are you coming up, but I haven't been up this season because they have not been beaten and I didn't want to put a jinx on them. But I might go up Saturday because I don't think he'll get beaten."
The 12 times world indoor champion and 7 times world outdoor champion was the guest of honour at the Eden Indoor Bowls Club in Penrith.Read the full story ›
England cricket star, Ben Stokes, has been back in his hometown signing copies of his autobiography.
The book, called Firestarter, has plenty of tales about his time growing up and learning his craft in Cockermouth.
It's pretty much the story of you know, when I was a kid to where I am now. So obviously, a lot of my time was spent here going to school, playing cricket at my local club so Cockermouth is a pretty main part of the book."
Head coach Phil Veivers, will not have his contract renewed by Workington Town, due to 'financial constraints'.Read the full story ›
Here are the weekend's South of Scotland league results:
- Dumfries YMCA 1 v 6 Mid Annandale
- Lochmaben 0 v 3 Wigtown & Bladnoch
- St Cuthbert Wanderers 4 v 3 Newton Stewart
- Upper Annandale 3 v 4 Heston Rovers
Alternate Cup Semi Finals:
- Nithsdale Wanderers 5 v 1 Creetown
- Abbey Vale 1 v 3 Lochar Thistle
Carlisle United remain undefeated in League Two this season after beating Wycombe Wanderers 1-0 at Brunton Park.
Manager Keith Curle said he was happy with the team's robust performance, after a second-half goal from Shaun Miller was enough to take the three points.
Around 4,500 fans turned out for the afternoon clash.
Whitehaven have appointed former prop Carl Forster as player-coach at the age of 24, making him the youngest coach in the professional game.Read the full story ›