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Thursday, 02 July 2015

VIDEO: Lightning over Barrow

AFTER this week's heatwave, the weather in Barrow has taken a more dramatic turn.

Barrow Police confirm circumstances surrounding man’s death are “unusual”

Police investigating a death at a property on the corner of Bath Street and Anson Street. JON GRANGE POLICE are probing the death of a young man whose body has been found at a home in Barrow.

Cumbria train passengers suffer delays due to fault at Manchester

CUMBRIA passengers faced travel misery in the sweltering heat as faulty cables caused chaos on the region’s rail network.

Ulverston woman to take on 35 fells after brother's cancer fight

Kristel Kemp

A MOTHER-OF-TWO is taking on 35 fells over a course of five days to raise money for a charity which cared for her brother during his battle with cancer.

Maggie and Chaz need to be rehomed

Maggie and Chaz ONE animal charity has set itself a special challenge but with good reason.

Young Charlie is a handful

S70716BB CHARLIE is the most adorable little character and full of fun.

PHOTOS: South Cumbria racegoers enjoy historic Sunday of racing

50078473b001002_1.jpg THE going was good for an historic first ever Sunday of racing in south Cumbria, which looks set to be a firm favourite with punters.

PHOTOS: Walney Energy for Life fun run attracts hundreds of runners

IMG_0114 AN event which helps the community of Furness keep fit welcomed hundreds of runners despite the bad weather.

Cumbria rail provider: Hamster, false teeth and Barry Manilow CD among lost items


A HAMSTER, an inflatable dinosaur and a framed photo of TV’s Mary Berry are among the items left behind by forgetful passengers, a Cumbria train operator has revealed. (1 comment)

Well done to all who took part in the Energy for Life Walney Family Fun Run

IMG_0114 THE fifth annual Energy for Life Walney Family Fun Run saw more than 350 people defy the rain to complete laps of Biggar Bank.

Boxing Star to inspire females in Barrow through Olympic and Paralympic legacy project

Stacey Copeland A BRITISH boxing star is set to pack a punch at Barrow Amateur Boxing Club.

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Barrow theatre group will put cash towards new show

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‘Exceptional’ Barrow teacher nominated for award

50077789B000 A TEACHER described as exceptional and a credit to her school has been nominated for a county-wide education award. (2 comments)

Chance to honour stars - and unsung heroes - of education in Cumbria

Golden Apples 2015 logo WE mark this week’s return to school by launching the 2015 Golden Apple awards – our annual celebration honouring the best in education and training across Cumbria.

Families ready to tackle 5k run

50065010B002.jpg TEN weeks ago some of the new recruits at Walney Wind Cheetahs couldn’t run for more than one minute without getting out of breath, but now they are preparing to conquer this Sunday’s 5km race.

Hundreds of people are ready for fifth Walney fun run

50065010B001.jpg ORGANISERS have praised the community spirit which has continued to drive the success of an annual initiative aimed at helping people get fit.

Furness judo boys throw themselves into medals


FIVE Furness Judo Club juniors have gained North West recognition after fighting their way to gold at the Lancashire Closed County Championships. (1 comment)

WEDDING ALBUM: Sharna Forsyth and James Tyson

WEDDING ALBUM - Sharna Forsyth and James Tyson/S70827BB.jpg SHARNA Forsyth, 25, a PA at Sellafield, from Barrow, and James Tyson, 27, a labourer, from Askam, married at St Mary’s Church, Dalton, on May 29, 2015

BOUQUET OF THE WEEK: Mum’s special thanks to ‘Mary Poppins’

50078347B000 A SPECIAL friend who “would do anything for anyone” was the deserving recipient of the Evening Mail’s Bouquet of the Week.

FOOD REVIEW: Punchbowl, Crosthwaite

S70727BB IN any long marriage there are bound to be areas of common dispute.


S70612BB VENICE has always been short on space, but now hotels are opening in abandoned areas of the lagoon. SARAH MARSHALL rediscovers the floating Italian city’s forgotten islands

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