A CUMBRIA brewery has been closed due to a rat infestation.
RESIDENTS have reacted angrily after a road leading to a Barrow coastal path was blocked.
UNISON union members in South Cumbria are today involved in strike action.
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Cumbria is getting its first electric taxi - believed to be the first in the north west.
A PIECE of equipment used to build submarines in Barrow has been transported along a road.
THE family of the teenager who died following a road traffic collision in Ulverston have paid further tribute - along with teachers past and present. (5 comments)
We're offering prizes worth over £300 for each winner in the Prom king and queen competition 2014. The queen will win a photshoot with a friend and the king will win a go-karting session with seven friends.
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CN Group has launched the 2014 Golden Apple education awards.
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THE in-patient unit at a hospice is to be decorated and refitted to give it a brighter look.
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AFTER one of England’s most dismal performances in a World Cup to date, a Tory MP has called for the formation of one national team of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
A LUCKY quartet of winners have picked up festival tickets and cash prizes in the latest Evening Mail competitions.
CN Group has launched the 2014 CN Business Awards.
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AN EDUCATION watchdog has expressed concern about financial management and the impact of redundancies at a Barrow school, and says it found low staff morale during its latest monitoring visit. (30 comments)
PLANS to force clubs and pubs in Barrow to shut early to try and reduce violence and disorder have been shelved after a revolt by landlords and licensees. (27 comments)
BEN Merriman MPharm(Hons) MRPharmS, pharmacist with the local and independent Murray group of pharmacies, talks about eye health.
AN action-packed week in Center Parcs proved the best family escape for JAMES HIGGINS and his young brood
CANDICE Burrows, 23, a customer assistant at Aldi, from Brisbane, Australia, married Matthew Lancaster, 29, a nurse at St Mary’s Hospice, from Backbarrow, at the Ryebeck Hotel, Bowness