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Tuesday, 02 June 2015

Road between Windermere and Newby Bridge is closed due to weather

Police have closed the A592 between Windermere and Newby Bridge because of danger of unsafe trees after the extreme weather last night.

Van hunt that caused damage in Barrow

“SIGNIFICANT damage” was caused to a parked vehicle after a white van crashed into it.

Cumbria shootings - five years on


ON a seemingly ordinary early June day in 2010, taxi driver Derrick Bird shot dead 12 victims and injured 11 more, before turning the gun on himself in woodland near the Lakeland village of Boot.

Cumbria's favourite painting set to sell at auction

Painting A PAINTING voted "Cumbria's favourite" is going under the hammer for an expected £150,000.
Have you got a favourite Cumbrian painting? Click here to let us know about it

New deals on offer for Cumbria tourist attractions and restaurants

Evening Mail offers logo teaser FANTASTIC deals at top tourist attractions across the county are on offer.

Disappointment as Swarthmoor girl doesn't get through to final

Misstasia A GIRL group who progressed all the way through to the semi finals of Britain's Got Talent will be heading back home.

Barrow rooftop stand-off man jailed


A MAN who demanded pop – and a helicopter – during a Barrow rooftop stand-off has been jailed after “vanishing” while carrying out his community punishment. (2 comments)

Playful Pixie was just skin and bone

S68300BB PIXIE is a beautiful and friendly young cat who came into the care of an animal shelter after being found skin-and-bone thin in a back street.

Cavalier King Charles spaniel wins video crown

50077192B000 ROSIE was a happy, tail-wagging winner of the Evening Mail’s Top Pet Competition 2015 – the video section.

Barrow theatre group will put cash towards new show

EM Lake District Farmers Armstrong family charitable fund logo THE Lake District Farmers Armstrong Family Charitable Fund has presented the CAST Theatre Group with a cheque for £1,000.
Would you like to apply for your organisation to receive £1,000? Click here to apply

BIG DEBATE: Can we fill the skills gap?

50025695B000 A RECENT report has highlighted the UK as having one of the biggest skills gaps in the developed world. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has found that the UK has the biggest skills gap between young people not in employment, education or training and those in work

WEDDING ALBUM: Gemma Jones and Craig Brown

Wedding album - Gemma Jones and Craig Brown/S68466BB.jpg_002.jpg GEMMA Jones, 27, a pharmacy dispenser at Furness General Hospital and Craig Brown, 33, a warehouse assistant at Siemens, both from Barrow, married at Abbey House Hotel in Barrow on May 5.

BOUQUET: ‘So proud’ Isabel waves goodbye after 24 years of dedicated work at school

50077236B000 A DEDICATED special needs coordinator described as an “unsung hero” received the Evening Mail’s Bouquet of the Week on her final day at work.

FOOD REVIEW: The Wilson Arms, Torver

S68426BB I’ve always known the pub at the T-junction in Torver as the Wilson Arms. Not the Wilson’s, just the Wilson – so-named because the pub was once a row of houses, called Wilson Cottages.


S68106BB WITH little in the way of sunshine so far this year, JAMES HIGGINS, looks back on a trip to France to offer inspiration to families looking for a summer holiday

Sharing the pain of chronic problem

50077354B000 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

Eye Health

S79497B OPTOMETRIST at Specsavers in Barrow, JULIE DIXON, looks at how lifestyle choices can affect your eyesight

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