Schools from across the county have gathered at the Sands Centre in Carlisle for the James Rennie Football Challenge.
Around 80 young disabled players from eight different schools are taking part in the football festival, run as part of Carlisle United's Pan-Disability Football Programme.
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The marsh fritillary butterfly became extinct in the county over ten years ago.
A number of roadworks have been scheduled to take place across the region this week.
Cumbria Fire & Rescue Service are warning people of the dangers of swimming in rivers, ponds, or lakes during the summer.