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University award for former Carlisle MP

Former Carlisle MP Eric Martlew Credit: ITV Border

Former Carlisle MP Eric Martlew will be given an honorary fellowship by the University of Cumbria today.

He represented the area in Parliament for more than 20 years before standing down at the 2010 General Election.

Mr Martlew will be presented with the award in recognition of his outstanding and lifelong contribution to public service at Carlisle Cathedral.



Counting underway across Cumbria and the South of Scotland

Counting gets underway in Kelso Credit: ITV Border

EU Referendum ballot boxes have arrived and counting is starting across Cumbria and the South of Scotland.

We have staff at counts around the region and will keep you up to date with all the latest results and developments throughout the night.

Ballot boxes arrive at the count in Carlisle Credit: ITV Border
Votes being counted in Workington Credit: ITV Border

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