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Carlisle school bans E-Cigarettes

A Carlisle head teacher has banned his pupils from smoking E-Cigarettes, and now other schools across England are to follow suit.

Trinity school head Alan Mottershead successfully campaigned and now The Association of Head Teachers in England will advise all schools to ban the new smoking replacement.

And he hopes the move will stop younger pupils from being tempted by the E-Cigarettes craze.

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American and Cumbrian schools singing from the same hymn sheet

The two schools playing side by side Credit: ITV News Border

Students from America's Dover High School in New Hampshire have been playing alongside pupils from the Trinity School in Carlisle at Carlisle Cathedral.

Thirty eight students from the New Hampshire school are on a music and culture exchange tri, and are practising ahead of a free concert tonight.

Next April pupils from Trinity will head across the Atlantic to see how the schools teach music differently.

Female football star visits Carlisle pupils

One of England's top female footballers is visiting school pupils in Carlisle.

Steph Houghton from Sunderland, who plays for England's International Team and Arsenal Ladies, is giving pupils from Trinity School a masterclass in the game.

The 24-year-old, who was a key player for Team GB in the 2012 Olympic games, is coaching the Under 13's team.

Back to school for the Archbishop

Archbishop of York Credit: ITV Border

The Archbishop of York kicked off his day in Cumbria with a visit to Blunderfield Farm in Kirkoswald near Penrith.

He met with farmer Brian Armstrong, who explained the challenges the farming community has faced since foot and mouth.

Brian Armstong, Co-ordinator for the Farm Crisis Network and the Archbishop discussed farming Credit: ITV Border

He then went on to visit the newly re-built Trinity School in Carlisle where he met staff and pupils for a questions and answers session.

The Archbishop met school pupils from Trinity School in Carlisle Credit: ITV Border

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