The £1.5m grant received from the Heritage Lottery Fund will help the South Lakes to uncover more about their history.
Vanessa Champion, a volunteer archeologist, is excited about what the money means for the area.
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A prosecutor has urged a jury to convict bus driver Callum Phillips of causing the death of a Rangers fan by dangerous driving.
The Weeping Window is on tour in tribute to the men from the local area who fought and died for their country 100 years ago.
The driver of a Rangers supporters' bus which crashed on a roundabout killing a fan blamed the brakes when he was interviewed by police.