Carlisle is expected to be a hotly contested seat, and on May 7 the vote could be a benchmark for the rest of the country.Read the full story ›
A recent study puts Carlisle high street as the sixth healthiest in the country.
And schemes like the Carlisle Ambassadors programme, in which a new network of cycle paths is being planned, are looking to make it even better.
Ryan Dollard went to see what people in the city centre think.
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Sugar Ray Leonard has been in Carlisle to inspire youngsters, and this painting from Cumbrian artist Kevin Carr shows he's got plenty of fans.
Kevin met the boxing legend back in 1987, at Whitehaven golf club.
In the same year he also painted another boxer, Marvin Hagler, for Cleator Moor boxing club.
The Labour Party's pink battle bus rolled into Carlisle today alongside Shadow Deputy Prime Minister Harriet Harman.
The bus, which is touring the UK to bring Labour's message to women voters, was in the city centre.
The colour of the bus has proved controversial with critics claiming it's patronising to use pink to woo female voters.
But Harriet Harman says the initiative is necessary because a large number of women in the North West didn't vote at the last election, and that people are focusing on the issues, rather than the colour:
Ambitious plans for a major retail development in the heart of Carlisle are poised to get the go-ahead.
The bid will culminate on Friday when councillors debate the proposals to build a large store and a multi-storey car park on an existing 216-space car park in Lowther Street.
Here's a taster of the second part of our exclusive interview with Sugar Ray Leonard.
On Lookaround tonight he'll look back on his amazing career as a champion at five weights.
And we'll hear his thoughts on the sport today, including the upcoming superfight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao.
The window shows a sunrise over Carlisle Castle, and was an iconic part of the Londsale Cinema. It'll be displayed in a new arts centre.Read the full story ›
Watch Ryan Dollard's exclusive interview with boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard.
Police are hunting a man who has been attacking people for sneezing following a spate of assaults in Carlisle.
In the past week there have been seven reports of similar attacks in the area around Scotch Street.
The incidents, involving a man in his fifties, are being linked.