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.
More top news
Emma brings you Sunday's forecast
Police are investigating after a member of the public was subjected to racial and transphobic abuse.
A teenage boy is in a "serious" condition after he was hit by a car while crossing the road.