Players from Carlisle United were subjected to a gruelling pre-season training session today, as they took part in a boot camp in the Lake District:
A new testing centre which researches how and why accidents occur has opened at Spadeadam.
It belong to the UK's biggest large scale hazard testing site, which carries out vital work for the oil and gas industries and the security service.
Kate Walby was invited along to take a look:
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Today's headlines from around the Border region - people commemorate the centenary of the Somme, Carlisle United tackle boot camp and there's fears for the future of the Cumberland Sausage.
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Thousands of soldiers who died in the Battle of the Somme will be remembered today as the country pays tribute to those who were killed in the historic battle which began 100 years ago on July 1, 1916.
Vigils have been held across the Border region to remember our soldiers:
Business Minister, Anna Soubry, says the government must do everything possible to make sure companies like McVitie's don't leave Carlisle because of the threat of future flooding.
Anna Soubry visited the McVitie's factory this morning.
The factory was submerged under 39million litres of water and production stopped for four months.
Absolutely making it clear to McVitie's, we want them to stay in Carlisle. We are very keen to listen to them today, that's why I've come here specifically to McVitie's to talk to the senior managers to see what we can do to make sure they don't get flooded again."
Takeshi Yokota will take over as the new Chairman of NuGen.
NuGen are currently developing the Moorside nuclear power station in west Cumbria.
Mr. Yokota is the former Executive Officer and Senior Vice President of electronics company Toshiba.
“We look forward to working with our new chairman and board to drive forward our phenomenal project at Moorside. I am confident his renowned international experience combined with being based in the UK will greatly assist in our dealings with key stakeholders, including government.”
Police are increasing patrols in Egremont due to youth-related antisocial behaviour.
There have been a number of related incidents around Orgill Estate.
Cumbria Police are reminding people that antisocial behaviour will not be tolerated as it can have a detrimental effect on local communities.
We are increasing patrols in the area and dealing with any young people involved in this sort of behaviour. We are working closely with the local secondary school to provide a multi-agency approach to the issue, as well as educating the pupils on the effects of anti-social behaviour."
Any young people that are found to be acting in an antisocial manner will be referred back to their parents and be spoken to by officers from the Copeland problem solving team. We also urge all parents of teenage children to make sure they know where their children are and know of their activity."