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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.

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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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Concern for missing teenager

Police are concerned for the welfare of a 17-year-old girl missing from Carlisle.

Madeline Wilkinson was last seen at her home address in Carlisle at approximately 5.30pm on Friday.

She is described as white, 5ft 1 inches tall, of slim build with long dark brown hair.

She may be wearing a black fleece, black leggings, a black jacket and carrying a bag.

It is thought that Madeline may be at the Solfest festival, near Aspatria.

Police are appealing for anyone with information to get in touch by calling 101.

Police also ask Madeline, if she sees this appeal, to get in touch to let us know she is safe and well.

Police concern for missing Madeline Wilkinson Credit: Cumbria Police

Youths caught tying a chain across a road in Carlisle

Cumbria Police were called to the incident around 7.40pm on 20 August Credit: ITV Border

Three youths have been caught tying a chain across a road in Ascot Way, Carlisle, at the entrance to The Ridings.

Cumbria Police were called to the incident around 7.40pm on 20 August, where the youths matching the description were found and warned about the dangers of such behaviour and their future actions.

Carlisle United prepare to meet Sunderland in the EFL cup

"Every game we go into we've got a plan." - Keith Curle Credit: PA

Carlisle United are preparing to meet Sunderland in the EFL cup tomorrow, Tuesday 22 August. They've had three consecutive wins coming into the game.

"We get the analysis from Sunderland and then we start plotting our game plan and identify strengths that they've got. Some of them are quite obvious. They've got some good players. Every game we go into we've got a plan."

– Keith Curle, Manager, Carlisle United F.C.
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