A service to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the University of Cumbria is being held at Carlisle Cathedral today.
More than 32,000 students based in Carlisle, Ambleside and Lancaster have graduated since the university formed in 2007.
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The Mayor of Carlisle, Councillor Trish Vasey, will lay a posy of flowers at Carlisle Cathedral the morning of Friday, 26 May, on behalf of the City in remembrance of the Manchester attack victims.
After the flowers have been laid, those in attendance will take a moment to reflect on the recent atrocity.
They include the leaders of Carlisle City Council, the Conservative Group, the Independent Group; the Carlisle City Council’s Town Clerk & Chief Executive and The Dean of Carlisle, Very Reverend Mark Boyling.
Police have now concluded their investigations at Carlisle Cathedral and the Cathedral has re-opened.
The building was closed this morning while officers carried out enquiries, after two people were seen entering the building just after midnight.
Police have confirmed nothing was stolen.
Cumbria Police are investigating reports of a break in at Carlisle Cathedral.
It is alleged to have taken place over the night of Tuesday, 24 May.
Police officers are working with Carlisle Cathedral staff and say it will remain closed until their investigation is concluded.
Carlisle Cathedral has hosted an event to celebrate the contribution of migrants to UK.
The Cathedral is one of a number of venues across the country to sign up to the 'One Day Without Us' national day of action.
People were invited to tie multi-coloured ribbons to the main gates.
Organisers were keen to point out the positive role migrants play in all walks of life.
26 percent of NHS doctors are technically migrants.
So this day is all about saying if all the migrants were actually to say we've had enough and are going back, as some people want us to do, the whole health service would collapse.
Carlisle Cathedral has been awarded £400,000 towards repair work on the nave of the building and the aisle roof.
The funding has been given as part of the First World War Centenary repairs fund.
A letter from the Dean of Carlisle Cathedral and more than 100 senior Anglicans calling on the Church of England to apologise for treating gay people like second class citizens will go to the 38 primates of the Anglican church today.
The Very Reverend Mark Boyling, says for too long the church has treated gay, lesbian and transgender people as a 'problem to be solved'.
The Dean of Carlisle Cathedral has signed a letter asking the Church of England to repent for what it calls 'discriminating' against gay, lesbian and transgender Christians.
The letter will be discussed at a meeting of the global Anglican Communion this week.
The Very Reverend Mark Boyling added his name to the letter to the Archbishops of Canterbury and York asking the church to acknowledge members that have been treated as 'second class citizens'.
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