Councillors gave the £25m plans the go-ahead in a special meeting.Read the full story ›
The plans would see the creation of a eight-lane swimming pool and a learner pool, as well as a four court sports hall and a gym.Read the full story ›
The Sands Centre Christmas pantomime returns to Carlisle this December to tell the famous fairy tale of Sleeping Beauty.
This year's show will star Carlisle's 1990s popstar Lee Brenan, as the prince, and former Eastenders actress Chery Fergison (Heather Trott) as the wicked fairy.
They will be joined by breakfast DJ, Robbie Dee, who plays the Dame, and Dean Winters, as the Jester.
The Carlisle venue has implemented a number of new security procedures, including banning large bags from the auditorium.Read the full story ›
The Easter production of Jack and the Beanstalk sold out both shows at the Sands Centre this weekend. Star Bobby Davro told ITV Border he greatly enjoyed his time in the city and enjoyed a receptive reaction from audiences.
Collabro singer Matthew Pagan returns to his hometown to host his charity concert for Eden Valley Hospice at the Sands Centre.Read the full story ›
The Sound of Music is to become the longest running musical at the Sands Centre.
The features classic songs like Do-Re-Mi, Climb Every Mountain, and The Sound of Music.
This year's the 50th anniversary of the film, and it'll be on in Carlisle until the 14th March.
Some of the best ice-skaters in the world have arrived in Carlisle.
The Russian Ice Stars, many of whom are former Olympic medalists, are appearing at the Sands Centre in a production of Snow White.
Paul Crone went to meet them.
The Russian Stars are in town performing Snow White on Ice at the Sands Centre in Carlisle.
The show runs until Sunday, and the narrator is none other than TV chef turned presenter Rustie Lee.
She says she can't believe the brilliance of some of the skaters, many of whom are former Olympic medalists.
The world famous Russian Ice Stars are performing at the Sands Centre in Carlisle tonight.
The troop, which includes former Winter Olympians, will be performing Snow White on Ice for the next four days.