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:
Up to 15 people a day will be involved in the dig daily - except Sundays - until Saturday 7 October.
A replacement steel bridge is being lifted into place at Bell Bridge at Welton near Carlisle today. The structure was badly damaged during Storm Desmond in 2015.
The reconstruction of the bridge will allow the council to restore the road over the River Caldew to reconnect communities separated by the flood.
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Police are concerned for the welfare of a man missing from Carlisle.
George Crook, 56, was last seen at 8:30am, on September 4, on Clementina Terrace.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Cumbria Police on 101.
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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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.
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 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."