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.
A West Cumbrian firm is celebrating another successful year of installing real and artificial turf at some of the world's most prestigious stadiums.
Support in Sport is based in Maryport and is currently installing pitches in ten countries.
They have supplied their products to clients including Barcelona, Real Madrid and The Africa Nations Cup in Angola.
Two playing fields in Cumbria are to be redeveloped after being awarded a hundred thousand pound lottery grant from Sport England.
The fund will be split between a football pitch in the village of Thursby and Maryport Amateur Rugby League club.
– Pauline Gorley, General Manager of Maryport Harbour and Marina Limited
"This work is vital for Maryport. We've had a difficult few years and the work on the walls was essential for health and safety.
"The walls were showing their age and needed the large investment to have them up to standard."
– George Farish, Chairman of Maryport Inshore Rescue
"It's more than just important, it's been necessary to perform the duties we do. The old building was a late 1800's building which just wasn't fit for purpose."
– Andrew Dodds from Britain's Energy Coast
"Whatever we invest in in terms of Britain's Energy Coast now Nuclear Partners, it's all about being a catalyst for investment so hopefully what we've invested, the £1.2 million, will just be a start for things to come for Maryport Harbour."
The first stage of the Maryport harbour regeneration plan is complete.
The £465,000 repair programme for Senhouse dock walls is part of a larger £1.2 million improvement scheme for the harbour.
Plans for the harbour include the construction of a new boathouse for the local lifeboat service, upgrading the dock gate and looking into a renewable energy system for the company's properties on the harbour.
The first phase of a major overhaul of Maryport harbour has been completed.
Half a million pounds has been spent repairing the dock walls while the construction of a new boathouse for the inshore rescue service is underway.
Police in Maryport are advising members of the public to avoid the Glasson Industrial Estate after a chemical leak.
A flammable liquid was located in the area this afternoon.
Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service are in attendance assessing the situation, along with the Health and Safety and the Environment Agency.
The area is contained and a cordon is in place.
For safety, members of the public are being asked to stay away from the area until this assessment is carried out and the area is considered safe.
Councillor Keith Little spoke to ITV Border about the new cycleway between Allonby and Maryport which completes Hadrian's cycleway.
Local schoolchildren joined the elite wheelchair athlete Simon Lawson at the opening of a new cycleway between Allonby and Maryport in West Cumbria this morning.
Simon told ITV Border that the new track was going to be particularly beneficial for his training and for greater safety for cyclists in the area.
A new £800,000 cycleway will be opened between Allonby and Maryport in West Cumbria later todat.
The 3.7 mile route will complete the entire Hadrian's Cycleway from Ravenglass to Tynemouth.
Archaeologists are completing their final day of this year's Settlement Project dig in Maryport.
The Roman civilian site is the largest settlement currently known along the Hadrian's Wall frontier.
Archaeologists have been working on the site for the past two months and have revealed the remains of six rectangular buildings, which have also been excavated.
Glass beads, remains of pots, whet stones and a spindle whorls are among other smaller artefacts found during the dig.