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Saturday, 30 May 2015

Barrow man in Furness General after suspected stabbing

A 37-year-old man from Barrow has been admitted to Furness General Hospital with a suspected stab wound.

Man left with cuts and bruises after assault in Millom

A man has been punched in the face and kicked in the chest during an assault in Millom.

The Pearl Izumi Tour Series BAE Systems Barrow Stage coverage replay

Read our archive of live coverage from The Pearl Izumi Tour Series BAE Systems Barrow Stage cycle race.

New supermarket to open in Grange

A SUPERMARKET chain has confirmed plans to open a new store in Grange-over-Sands. (1 comment)

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.

Holker Garden Festival is a celebration of rural life

Holker 4 IT may be called Holker Garden Festival, but the 23rd annual “celebration of rural life” in the grounds of the Cavendish estate is about a lot more than plants.

New deals on offer for Cumbria tourist attractions and restaurants

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

£61,500 benefits fraud by one-armed ex-Paratrooper from Cumbria

Michael Sherratt photo A one-armed former Paratrooper claimed he was a Robin Hood-type figure, defrauding taxpayers to support soldiers’ charities.

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: Is ‘text speak’ taking over?

X33774 THE rise of social media is changing the language children use, according to a new study. Researchers at the Oxford University Press looked at the entries to a children’s short story competition and analysed the results which showed the increasing popularity of terms including hashtag, selfie and emoji. We asked has ‘text speak’ become commonplace, and is that such a bad thing?

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

SLIDESHOW: Barrow photographers snap up awards for artistry

Barrow Digital Photography Club winning images/S67954BB.jpg STUNNING seals and spectacular sunsets were among pictures that earned a photography group a regional competition crown.

Basil deserves a loving new home

S67835BB BASIL is not a happy cat in his temporary home after spending 12 of his 14 years with the same loving owner.

Prizes and attention galore for Top Pet competition winner

50076982B001 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.

Boxing presentation event in Barrow packs a punch for charities

ALMOST 20 charities and organisations have benefited from a generous donation.

WEDDING ALBUM: Michelle Fredericks and Matthew Wilson

Wedding Album - Michelle Fredericks and Matthew Wilson/S67396BB.jpg_006_003.jpg MICHELLE Fredericks, 36, and Matthew Wilson, 38, of Derby Street, Barrow, married at Abbey House Hotel on April 25, 2015

BOUQUET: Tickled pink by surprise flowers

50077114B002 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.

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

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