A CREW were called out to a house fire in Barrow this evening.
A SICK Walney pensioner, caged for repeatedly raping a schoolgirl over 30 years ago, has won the right to challenge his 22-year sentence - despite the “indescribable depravity” of his crimes.
DAMNING evidence that a Barrow man baited his dogs to rip a cat to pieces saw him jailed for 26 weeks. (2 comments)
BARROW could be in for another B&M Bargains as the company enters into talks with struggling DIY store, Homebase. (3 comments)
HEALTH leaders are warning young people about the dangers of drinking alcohol as the latest figures show one in four secondary school pupils in Cumbria will have consumed some this week.
LESSONS must be learnt following the legal fiasco which saw on-street parking charges and controversial permits scrapped, Barrow’s MP has said. (1 comment)
JASON Walker is battling to face Guiseley on Saturday.
CUMBRIA police have released a CCTV image of a man they want to speak to in connection with a theft.
A GROUP of cat owners claims to have found a foolproof way to get moggies to do our bidding: simply by drawing a circle on the floor.
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A DISGRACED former police officer broke down in tears as she was jailed for breaching a court order. (5 comments)
FIRST Barrow was named the most miserable town in the country, now the local dialect has taken a bashing in a national poll. (7 comments)
A COUPLE from Cumbria have been “fined” £100 after writing a negative online review of a hotel they visited. (11 comments)
CUMBRIA County Council has scrapped proposals to introduce controversial on-street parking charges and residents’ parking permits because of legal issues. Readers have been sharing their views here on our website and our Facebook page at facebook.com/northwesteveningmail
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A LITTLE girl who loves watching the world go by can now do so protected from the elements thanks to a charitable trust giveaway.
A SMALL-TIME sewing project which sparked and spiralled into a speedily-growing business has been nominated for a Love Barrow Award as Community Interest Company of the Year.
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SOMETIMES it pays to be the designated driver. On a recent family outing the journey itself was enough to rival the destination.
AFTER a busy couple of months, JAMES HIGGINS and his wife, Suzanne, enjoyed a sojourn to the rolling hills of Yorkshire