"We've got such a huge and deep history to celebrate and to show the people."

Councillor Stephen Dunn from Carlisle City Council spoke to ITV News about what people can expect to see at this weekend's Carlisle Pageant.

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Puppets go on parade

Shoppers in Carlisle city centre were treated to an unusual spectacle this afternoon - as giant puppets depicting characters from the local history were put through their paces ahead of their parade this weekend.