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Thursday, 02 October 2014

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Legal cock-up sees Dalton zoo boss's trial delayed

A LEGAL cock-up saw prosecutors charge a Dalton zoo boss with the wrong offence and delay his trial by more than a month.

"Bypass the only option" - A595 campaigners tell councillors

A MAIN road which links Furness with the west coast of Cumbria contains the worst pinch points in the country, campaigners claim.

New Lake District holiday lodge is most expensive in UK

IT costs £800,000, has all the mod cons, and is bigger than the average British family home – but it’s not even designed for year-round living.

Cumbria Beatrix Potter garden wins two awards

THE World of Beatrix Potter Attraction in the Lake District has scooped two awards at the Cumbria in Bloom ceremony.

Your guide to tax disc changes

EM Tax disc FROM today (1 October 2014), motorists won’t need to display a round paper tax disc in their windscreens. If you’re confused about what the tax disc changes mean for you, the Evening Mail has prepared this guide.

BIG DEBATE: Happiness survey says nothing about the Barrow we all know

t107b857a A REPORT by the Office of National Statistics last week revealed Barrow was the unhappiest place in the UK. The news sparked an angry defence of the town. Giving his view is Barrow-born editor of The Independent, Chris Blackhurst

South Cumbria autumn slideshow

50068442B004 SPRING and summer may be the seasons of vivid colour as flowers bloom across fields and gardens – but autumn is far from dull.

Eye health

S79497B OPTOMETRIST at Specsavers in Barrow, JULIE DIXON, looks at how lifestyle choices can affect your eyesight

Win a case of Cumbrian beer!

Withnail and I beers We've 12 bottles of beer made in honour of the film Withnail and I by Eden Breweries up for grabs

Win Cath Kidston goodies!

Cath Kidston Fancy some beautiful Cath Kidston stationery? Just enter our prize draw and it could be yours

‘Amazing’ and ‘dedicated’ Barrow based team nominated for prize

50043512B001 AN inspiring group which supports people who self-harm has been nominated 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.

Exciting era dawns for prospering Ulverston


AN unprecedented level of development and investment means Ulverston is about to embark on one the most exciting decades in its history. (5 comments)

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£1,000 boost for Barrow Food Bank to help families

EM Lake District Farmers Armstrong family charitable fund logo A DRIVE to help a vital service cope with rising demand over the summer holidays has received a welcome donation. (1 comment)

WEDDING ALBUM: Victoria Rothery and Paul Braithwaite

EM Wedding album - Victoria Rothery and Paul Braithwaite/S48342BB.jpg VICTORIA Rothery, 32, from Ulverston, and Paul Braithwaite, 30, from Haverthwaite

Reaching Out

EM Reaching out logo THE Evening Mail’s Reaching Out campaign is seeking to raise £70,000 for St Mary’s Hospice.
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Win your wedding

A0378009 You could win a wedding worth £25k from the Evening Mail and Abbey House Hotel and Gardens.
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FOOD REVIEW: La’l Churrasco, Ulverston

S48134BB WE don’t do summer holidays in my household, preferring to spend July, August and September at home, heading further afield at “the back end”. (2 comments)

TRAVEL REVIEW: The Spanish Riding School in Vienna, Austria

S48274BB.jpgds THE Spanish Riding School of Vienna performs in the North of England for the first time from October 31 to November 2. NATALIE CHAPPLES went to meet the top riders and horses at home in the Austrian capital ahead of the tour

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EM Pet pics - Brendan Ashton

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