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WATCH: Exhibition celebrates Old Fire Station's history

Carlisle's Old Fire Station is already enjoying a new lease of life as a venue for the arts. And now, it's celebrating its history as well.

Photographs spanning more than sixty years have just gone on permanent display there. It means the building's past won't be forgotten. Charlotte Briere-Edney reports.


Viking treasure campaign goes to Holyrood

Part of the Viking treasure find Credit: Matthew Shelley

Campaigners are presenting a petition to the Scottish parliament today in a bid to prevent a set of historic Galloway treasures being taken away to Edinburgh.

Campaigners say the Galloway Viking Hoard treasure, which has been in the region for over a thousand years and was found by metal detectorists in 2014 should be kept at a gallery at Kirkcudbright.

WATCH: Descendants of Cumbrian who was UK's First Black Policeman

Cumbrian-born John Kent was the UK's first black policeman. He served in the Carlisle Police Force between 1837-1844.

We discovered more and spoke to two of his descendants, Ian and Euan Bulman, who still live and work near Carlisle as farmers.

Simisola Jolaoso reports:

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