Campaigners fight for controversial Civic Centre

Carlisle City Council are considering demolishing Carlisle's Civic Centre to make way for a shopping development. However, campaigners say the building is historic and an architectural gem.

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Civic Centre: Art or an eyesore?

It's one of Cumbria's most controversial buildings and now campaigners on both sides are fighting to decide its future.

Carlisle Civic Centre frequently appears on 'ugliest buildings' lists across the country and now it could pulled down.

But as with most pieces of art - not everyone thinks the building should be scrapped. And some care so much, they've launched a petition urging people to give it a bit of love.

Matthew Taylor reports.

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