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News, travel and weather for Furness and South Cumbria - Saturday April 25

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YOUR Furness and South Cumbria news, travel and weather briefing for Saturday April 25.

Day of destiny for Barrow AFC


PAUL Casson has urged Barrow AFC’s players to clinch the Conference North title today for themselves and to put the town back on the footballing map.

Rescuers called out twice to missing walkers on Cumbria mountain

MOUNTAINS rescuers were called out to two seperate reports of missing people on a Cumbria mountain last night.

Barrow and Furness election hopefuls clash in debates

BARROW and Furness parliamentary hopefuls clashed in two head-to-head debates yesterday, with each setting out the reasons why they should be elected.

Nothing will stop us winning league - Barrow AFC skipper


BARROW AFC skipper Simon Grand is supremely confident he will lead a team to title glory on the final day of a regular Conference North season for the second successive year. (4 comments)

Superfan’s 6,500 mile trip to see Barrow AFC


ANY Bluebirds fans grumbling about having to complete the painfully long trip to Lowestoft Town tomorrow should spare a thought for Qatar-based Barrovian Ryan Sutherland.

Up the Bluebirds

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By George, it’s time to flag up our dragon-slaying patron saint

50076081B000.jpgds CELEBRATIONS in honour of England’s patron saint will be held across Furness today and over the next few days.

Top 15 places to enjoy a nice cold beer outside in South Cumbria

The Mill in Ulverston WHEN the weather is this fine Cumbria has some of the best spots to enjoy a nice cold beer outside, here are our top choices.

No-one faces prosecution over deaths of mothers and babies at FGH in Barrow


POLICE have confirmed no-one will face a criminal prosecution over a series of deaths and injuries caused to mothers and babies at a disgraced hospital in Barrow.

WEDDING ALBUM: Kirsty Haddock and Ryan Brown

Wedding album - Kirsty Haddock and Ryan Brown/S64739BB.jpg KIRSTY Haddock, 32, a clinical systems trainer of Prescot, Merseyside, and Ryan Brown, 27, a lifestyle fitness club manager, of Millom, married at The Grange Hotel, Grange, on March 14

BOUQUET: Enid helps pass on football skills

50075168B000.jpgds A FOOTBALL coach who has guided a team to win scores of trophies has received the Evening Mail’s Bouquet of the Week for her endless enthusiasm for school sport.

Taking first steps on fitness journey

AS the training sessions start for the Evening Mail’s Energy for Life Walney Family Fun Run, the Walney Wind Cheetahs offer new runners some tips and advice

Health Matters

EM Ben Merriman BEN Merriman MPharm(Hons) MRPharmS, pharmacist with the local and independent Murray group of pharmacies, talks about hay fever, its symptoms and the treatments available

Welcome gift gives helping hand to cope with dyslexia in South Cumbria

EM Lake District Farmers Armstrong family charitable fund logo 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)

BIG DEBATE: Call to make mental health treatment a priority

S65261BB JUST eight per cent of MPs believe the NHS is sufficiently prepared to manage depression efficiently, a survey has found. The charity Depression Alliance said three-quarters of MPs questioned felt that cost-effective mental health services should have the same mandatory funding as physical health services, while three in five agreed that mental health problems such as depression are an important national policy issue in the UK, second only to cancer

Small wonder chihuahua is racing ahead of the pack

Top Pet competition 2015, Dogs - Bella

THIS week it is all about vote, vote and then more voting, as the deadline for The Evening Mail’s Top Pet Competition 2015 approaches.
View the slideshows below and find out how to vote
Click here to watch the Top Pet videos and vote for your favourite (1 comment)

Just waiting to give you affection

S64794BB.jpgds BEING happy and playful is how staffie crossbreed TJ makes his way through life.

Help hungry hogs build up strength

50061327B001 IRENE CANNON, who runs her own small rescue centre in Dalton specifically for hedgeghogs, gives advice on how to help the animals

FOOD REVIEW: The Plough, Lupton

S65308BB WHERE do you go out for dinner when it’s a family celebration?

TRAVEL REVIEW: Tracing granddad Bert’s footsteps in ill-fated campaign

S65250BB THERE’S some corner of a foreign field that will always be close to my heart.

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