A SUPERMARKET chain has confirmed plans to open a new store in Grange-over-Sands.
BARROW town centre is playing host to a major cycling extravaganza today - with thousands of people expected to attend.
• What time are the races? Which roads are closed?... Click here for our guide to everything you need to know about today's event
A MUCH-LOVED drink is back on the streets of Furness for the first time since the 1990s.
FANTASTIC new deals at top tourist attractions across the county are on offer today.
A one-armed former Paratrooper claimed he was a Robin Hood-type figure, defrauding taxpayers to support soldiers’ charities.
THE best of country crafts, food and gardening will combine to offer a perfect weekend of family fun as Holker Hall welcomes its 23rd annual Garden Festival.
LAST year’s runner-up on the Barrow stage and a Commonwealth Games gold medallist in the men’s points race – a track event in which he also holds a World Championships silver medal.
CUMBRIA Police have bailed a Barrow man who was arrested on suspicion of drink driving after a crash on the A590.
RICHARD Handley won the Pearl Izumi Tour Series in Durham a day before racing heads to Barrow.
TRIBUTES have been paid to a much-loved Barrow-born actress and theatre director who passed away days after collapsing backstage during her show. (1 comment)
A CHARITY which works to help dyslexic people in their everyday lives has been given a helping hand thanks to a pioneering trust fund.
• Would you like to apply for your organisation to receive £1,000? Click here to apply (1 comment)
PLANS to impose a “sugar tax” on companies selling unhealthy food as a way of tackling obesity have been ruled out by prime minister David Cameron – instead prefering to work with public health bodies. Would an increased tax make a difference?
TEAMS from across headed to Holker Old Boys for the club’s annual junior festival.
- Furness school athletes on track to success: with picture gallery
- Net gain for Furness tennis players: with picture gallery
- Furness youngsters in national table tennis finals: with picture gallery
- Five-star show from Barrow athletes
- Cup final heartache for Barrow Celtic
- Furness Future Flyers put the pedal down: with picture gallery
BACK pain is one of the UK’s most common disabling health conditions. A new group aims to support people with the mental and physical challenges associated with chronic back pain, reports JO DAVIES
OPTOMETRIST at Specsavers in Barrow, JULIE DIXON, looks at how lifestyle choices can affect your eyesight
STUNNING seals and spectacular sunsets were among pictures that earned a photography group a regional competition crown.
BASIL is not a happy cat in his temporary home after spending 12 of his 14 years with the same loving owner.
BIG personalities can come in very small packages – and this year’s winner of The Evening Mail Top Pet Competition certainly made herself known when she collected two of her three prizes.
ALMOST 20 charities and organisations have benefited from a generous donation.
MICHELLE Fredericks, 36, and Matthew Wilson, 38, of Derby Street, Barrow, married at Abbey House Hotel on April 25, 2015
IT was an emotional moment when school cook Shona Tickle was surprised with the Evening Mail’s Bouquet of the Week in her final week at work.
WHEN you type Brigsteer in a Google search the first thing that comes up is the Wheatsheaf Inn. Quite rightly so. This little pub is the heart and soul of the village. (1 comment)
PUFFING and panting, sweat dripping from my forehead and my backpack feeling heavier by the minute, I mentally calculate the distance to the summit.