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Monday, 20 October 2014

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Update: Man arrested on suspicion of drink driving after Ulverston crash

A MOTORIST has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving after an early hours crash in Ulverston.

Police confirm South Lakes Wild Animal Park monkey is on the loose in Dalton

EM escaped monkey Cumbria Police have confirmed zookeepers are on the hunt for a young female capuchin monkey which escaped South Lakes Wild Animal Park in Dalton (5 comments)

Update: Man charged with Barrow shop robbery

POLICE have confirmed that a man has been charged with a Barrow shop robbery.

Update: Woman charged with wounding in Barrow

A WOMAN has been charged with a wounding offence after a man was found with serious injuries in Barrow. (1 comment)

Two injured after incident near Barrow pub

POLICE are investigating after two people were injured close to a Barrow pub. (3 comments)

Tributes to ‘extremely talented’ Barrow man 26

TRIBUTES have been paid to a graduate who died after being found at a city beauty spot.

South Cumbria road users have their say on A590 scheme


ROADWORKS causing massive traffic delays on a busy Furness road may not last as long as scheduled, with contractors putting in extra hours to speed the work along. (2 comments)

Heat drama claimed 23 casualties on Barrow built sub


A CATASTROPHIC incident onboard a submarine saw temperatures in the nuclear reactor soar and led to the crew being forced to strip off and use rags filled with ice to cool down, according to a copy of the Royal Navy’s investigation report obtained by the Evening Mail. (6 comments)

Evening Mail editor goes back to school at Newbarns

n SCHOOL pupils were inspired to think about life at a newspaper during a class visit this morning.

Evening Mail editor avoids detention during Newbarns School visit

newbarns school 3 SCHOOL pupils were left 'excited and overwhelmed' during a special lesson.

Armed raid getaway driver mum took baby on robbery in Cumbria

A mum took her baby along when she set out as a getaway driver in an armed robbery.

Foodbanks are facing an ‘unprecedented demand’ in South Cumbria

50062107B006.jpg UP to half of children in South Cumbria’s poorest wards are in poverty with an “unprecedented” use of food banks. (22 comments)

Furness Tory leader pledges to return to politics


THE leader of the Conservatives in Furness has spoken of his intention to return to politics following his recovery from a stroke – and says he believes the party can regain control of the council next year. (8 comments)

Barrow MP calls for minister to be sacked over disabled pay claim

BARROW and Furness MP John Woodcock has said Conservative welfare reform minister Lord Freud should resign or be sacked for suggesting some disabled people should be paid £2 an hour.

Sunset pictures taken from around Cumbria

Sunset at Grizbeck13 10 14.jpg Pictures taken from around Cumbria showing stunning sunset

Barrow Police go viral with Grand Final tweet

Barrow Police Tweet A TWEET from Barrow Police went viral when officers commented on the savage punch which earned a Wigan Warriors player a red card in the Super League Grand Final. (18 comments)

Fearless Barrow police team up for bravery awards after thwarting armed gang

A0358099.jpg THREE fearless Cumbria police officers have been nominated for bravery awards for tackling an armed gang in Barrow. (5 comments)

Community heroes honoured at Heart of Ulverston awards

50069094B019.jpg THE red carpet was rolled out in Ulverston for a spectacular awards evening to celebrate community champions and hometown heroes. (4 comments)

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WEDDING ALBUM: Shirley Gibney and Robert Howard

EM Wedding album - Shirley Gibney and Robert Howard/S49558BB.jpg SHIRLEY GIBNEY, a housewife and mum, and Robert Howard, 32, a wind turbine technician, both from Barrow, married at St Mary’s Church, Barrow, on August 2, 2014.

WEDDING ALBUM: Gemma Graham and Barry Pugh

EM Wedding album - Gemma Graham and Barry Pugh/S49358BB.jpg GEMMA Graham, 32, a physiotherapist and Barry Pugh, 30, a process operator/mechanical fitter, both from Askam, married at The Grange Hotel, in Grange, on April 27

FOOD REVIEW: Bear on the Square, Millom

S49218BB AFTER a busy morning in his Barrow surgery dealing with patients’ gnashers, my dentist husband Gordon arrived home the other lunchtime more than ready to get his own teeth into something hearty and satisfying.


S49420BB.jpgnp DISNEY World tends to be the first thing that people assume when you tell them you’re off to Florida. KARL STEEL takes a trip to little-known Panama City Beach to see if the Sunshine State has more to offer than just Mickey Mouse

The meter is running on poll for controversial Cumbria parking fees

EM Parking campaign logo teaser A NEW consultation period has been opened for the public to have their say on a controversial parking meters scheme. The 21-day window to comment started on Monday night – and Cumbria County Council is asking for opinions on the proposed costs and streets where the parking bays and payment meters should go.

BIG ISSUE: Free your mind from the stigma of mental health issues

A0275919 THE theme for this year’s World Mental Health Day is schizophrenia and in light of this, Furness Mind is speaking out about the issues facing local people with the condition.

X-Factor star to light up Barrow at Christmas lights switch-on

EM X Factor logo A TALENT show star will put the “X” in Xmas when he arrives in Barrow for the big switch-on. (1 comment)

Health Matters

EM Ben Merriman BEN Merriman MPharm(Hons) MRPharmS, pharmacist with the local and independent Murray group of pharmacies, talks about head lice, what they are and the various methods available to get rid of them.

Kind £1,000 donation will help Dalton girl to watch the world go by

EM Lake District Farmers Armstrong family charitable fund logo A LITTLE girl who loves watching the world go by can now do so protected from the elements thanks to a charitable trust giveaway.

Barrow woman is dedicated to nursing creatures great and small

Love Barrow awards article logo A PENSIONER who nurses injured birds and animals back to health is in the running for a Love Barrow Award.

Big Clean 2014

EM Big Clean 2014 homepage THE Big Clean is back with a bang and we are asking residents to suggest Furness places for a summer cleaning blitz.

Shop around the clock and boost Ulverston hospice’s vital work

EM Reaching out logo KEEN shoppers can splash out and support a vital local charity at the same time.
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