Archaeologists at a dig at Maryport in west Cumbria have found a Roman military altar. They have described it as a 'very special find'.
Archaeologists excavating a field in West Cumbria have found the site of an early Christian burial ground.
Archeologists digging for clues about life in Roman Maryport have discovered a new series of buildings on the site.
The A596 is blocked at Maryport in Cumbria due to flooding.
Police have released a picture of a man after beer and chocolates were stolen from the Co-op in Maryport before it opened on Sunday 2 March.
A man forced his way into the store and became aggressive and threatening when challenged.
Fearing violence, the staff let him leave.
Police are appealing for information into the whereabouts of a 14-year-old girl from Maryport.
Abbie Catherine Wilson was last seen on Curzon Street, Maryport on Sunday, 23 February, at 8:15pm.
She had gone missing earlier in the weekend, but was found in the Carlisle area and returned home.
Abbie is described as a white, slim/medium build with straight light brown shoulder length hair which is dyed auburn.
She is 5 ft 2” and speaks with a north-west accent. She wears large red rimmed glasses and has links in the Carlisle and Maryport areas.
Anyone with information into her current whereabouts, or anyone who as seen her, is urged to contact Cumbria Police on 101 and asked to speak to the on duty Sergeant at Workington.
16 parked cars have been vandalised in Maryport.
Police are appealing for witnesses after the wing mirrors on each car with damaged at about 1.35am on Saturday morning.
Three men were seen in the area and police would like to speak with them in connection to the incidents.
These incidents follow on from others in the area over the last month.
Police ask that, if any one has any information, they call them on the 101 number or anonymously on Crimestoppers 0800 555 111.
Police are investigating a series of vehicle damages in Maryport.Between the 1 January and 18 February there have been 43 vehicles reportedly damaged in the area.
Many of these incidents have occurred on Church Terrace.
The damage has mainly been to wing mirrors or bodywork and it is believed more than one person is responsible.
– Detective Sergeant Mark Cox, Cumbria Police
These incidents of criminal damage are purely mindless vandalism and will not be tolerated by Cumbria Police or the community of Maryport. A motor car is often a person’s pride and joy and paid for as a result of hard work by law abiding citizens. We are keen to speak to anyone who may have witnessed anything in relation to this criminal damage. We are proactively in the area trying to catch those who we believe are responsible. However, one of our greatest resources is the public. We appeal to them to get in contact if they see anything suspicious."
Anyone with any information can contact Cumbria Police on 101 and ask to speak to the on duty Sergeant in Workington CID. Alternatively they can ring Crimestoppers, the independent charity, on 0800 555 111.
Firefighters were called to a flat on fire in Camp Street, Maryport this morning just before 9am - where they found a heater on fire.
No one is thought to have been seriously injured.
A group of lifeboat volunteers have started a lottery to ensure their service stays afloat.
Maryport's Inshore Rescue costs around £16,000 every year to run.
The money has to come entirely from donations and self-funding as it isn't run by the RNLI.
Samantha Parker reports.
Volunteers who operate Maryport's independent life boats are launching a fundraising campaign to help keep the rescue service operational.
The service is totally dependent upon donations and the work of volunteers to keep up and running.
A body found by Cumbria Police has been identified as Callum Chapman from Grimsby.
Officers were called to the scene near Maryport Golf Club at 12.30pm on Tuesday 17th December 2013 by a member of the public.
17-year-old Callum Chapman went missing while staying at a relative's home in Maryport in the early hours of Sunday morning.
Police are continuing their appealing for help in finding a teenager who has gone missing in west Cumbria.
17-year-old Callum Chapman, who is from Grimsby, was staying at a relative's house on Ennerdale Road in Maryport. He was last seen at around 03:50am on Sunday morning.