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WATCH: ITV Border meets ex-Blues boss Clive Middlemass

Carlisle United could break a club record tomorrow - that's if they can make it eleven games unbeaten against Colchester.

Keith Curle would be smashing the achievement made by Clive Middlemass - who bossed the Blues back in 1989 and went on to manage Keith Curle twice during his playing career.

Ryan Dollard went to meet both the men this week to discuss the club, their relationship and the possibility of promotion:

27 workers to lose jobs at Carlisle firm

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27 workers are to lose their jobs at Mitchell Dryers in Carlisle.

The firm has been making and supplying industrial dryers in Denton Holme since the 1800's. The company has gone into administration due to a lack of orders.

There are still hopes the business may be sold as a going concern.

Five of the 32 workers are being retained to complete the existing orders.


Cumberland Show to move to new venue

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One of the region's best-loved agricultural events, the Cumberland Show, is moving to a new venue at Brisco.

The show has been held at Carlisle Racecourse for the past six years, but will now relocate to 'a more compact site' on the outskirts of the city.

The Cumberland Show's been a feature on the agricultural calendar since 1832.

Paralympian greeted by hundreds lining Maryport streets

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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.

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