Two friends from Kendal are hoping to raise awareness of a rare form of epilepsy which killed a three-year-old girl.
The pair are beginning an 84 mile trek along Hadrian's Wall later this morning.
Clare Feeney-Johnson has epilepsy and a member of Alvin Finch's family died because of it.
Archeologists are beginning an excavation on the largest civilian settlement along Hadrian's Wall.
Surveys have revealed detailed lines of buildings, possibly houses and shops, in the Maryport settlement.
It is hoped the dig, which is being carried out by a team from Newcastle University, will reveal more details about the lives of people who lived there.
At a time when many organisations are having to make cuts and difficult financial decisions, the Hadrian's Wall Trust is celebrating after securing over half a million pounds in government funding.
Much of the money will be spent on improving the marketing of the often overlooked Cumbrian section of the historic visitor attraction. This is John Bevir's full report.
Tourism executives from the Far East have been in the region to see how better links can be formed between the Great Wall of China and Hadrian's Wall.
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An exhibition of photographs of the Great Wall of China opens in London next month. The Hadrian's Wall Trust is helping to stage the exhibition, as a first stage in the developing partnership between Hadrian's Wall and the Great Wall. Images of Hadrian's Wall are part of the exhibition.
Future collaboration between PPMG and the Hadrian's Wall Trust will include tourism, conference and publishing projects.
Linda Tuttiett, chief executive of the Hadrian's Wall Trust said:
"We're delighted to welcome Chen Haiyan to Hadrian's Wall to see part of the Roman empire's north west frontier and the fabulous natural beauty of the landscape in this part of England.
"We are very pleased to announce we will have the Great Wall photos here in Hadrian's Wall Country in November.
"UNESCO's vision for world heritage sites is to promote understanding, tolerance and co-operation amongst the peoples of the world through respect for their shared heritage."
Prince William sent a message to Doris Hancock as she reached the halfway point in her walk along Hadrian's Wall.
The 95 year old from Ambleside is doing the walk to raise money for the charity Centrepoint.
The Prince's message was read to her by one of the charity's members.
Doris Hancock, 95, is walking the length of Hadrian's Wall to raise money for the charity Centrepoint.
The fundraiser, from Ambleside, received a special early birthday message from the charity's patron Prince William, to wish her well as she reached the halfway point.
Marti Errington-Dodds caught Doris as she reached her checkpoint, met with applause and a slice of cake.
A young man who was once homeless has spoken about how valuable the Centrepoint charity has been in his life.
The charity supports young people across the UK who face the problem of homelessness helping them to rebuild their life.
The beneficiary says 95 year old Doris Hancock, who is walking the length of Hadrian's Wall to raise money for the organisation, is an inspiration.