Carlisle Rugby Club's Colts team compete in the semi-final of the National Cup on Sunday.
The players are just two games away from becoming the best under 18 side in the country.
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Carlisle MP John Stevenson is calling on Cumbria County Council to make a decision on traffic plans for Warwick Road.
A yellow weather warning for wind has been issued across Cumbria ahead of Storm Brian's arrival.
The money will fund redevelopment plans at Whitehaven North Shore, including junction and pedestrian and improvements to the Bransty area.