A Civic Funeral will be held for the Leader of Carlisle City Council later today.
Joe Hendry died last week in hospital surrounded by his family.
The service, at Our Lady and St Joseph's Church is open to the public.
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Divers have discovered major structural damage to a bridge in Burneside, following high water levels during ex Storm Ophelia.
A man stranded on a fell overnight as Storm Ophelia hit Cumbria, was found exhausted, battered and bruised by mountain rescue teams.
20,000 tonnes of rock is being packed onto the banks of the River Eden, to protect the Carlisle to Settle railway line.