A Carlisle museum and art gallery is facing a 20% cut in its council funding due to government cuts to budgets, despite having just been given a national award for its work with schoolchildren.
City Councillors met at Tullie House to examine the venue's business plan and discuss the proposed £250,000 a year cuts.
Kim Inglis reports:
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