A MAJOR DIY retailer has announced the closure of 60 stores nationwide.
A BARROW man whose benefits had been stopped stole small items of food and two bottles of wine because he was hungry.
Power cuts have hit parts of Ulverston.
Fallen trees blocking roads
A MURAL in Ulverston dedicated to Stan Laurel has been vandalised.
UNDER pressure nurses and doctors at Barrow A&E department have been just one step away from declaring a major incident during one of the NHS’s busiest winters, a leading consultant has said. (2 comments)
POLICE are reviewing CCTV footage after a man was assaulted in Barrow town centre. (3 comments)
A CHARITY which supports deaf people will put on new sessions – thanks to the latest £1,000 donation from a trust set up in memory of a popular businessman. • Would you like to apply for your organisation to receive £1,000? Click here to apply
FEWER children are missing lessons for family holidays in the wake of a government crackdown on taking pupils out of school during term time, official figures suggest. The drop has been fuelled by a fall in the number of breaks authorised by the school. Do you think children should be allowed to go on holiday during term time? (1 comment)
JUST like last year it has started as a dog-beat-dog contest in the first week of voting in the Evening Mail’s Top Pet Competition.
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POOR Ted has almost become institutionalised he has spent so much of his life in an animal shelter.
WELL-KNOWN television presenter and farmer Adam Henson has been sharing his top tips on the best way to travel these Easter holidays with your dog.
DARREN Edmondson admitted that title-chasing tension crept into AFC’s stuttering display during Saturday’s goalless draw against Bradford Park Avenue.
YOUNG musicians were joined by one of the county’s leading pianists for the latest stage of a week-long celebration of music and performance.
THE This Girl Can campaign is all about smashing stereotypes. This week JO DAVIES discovers a knockout way of keeping fit
BEN Merriman MPharm (Hons) MRPharmS, pharmacist with the local and independent Murray group of pharmacies, talks about the common digestive complaint dyspepsia
NEARLY 200 youngsters took part in a schools cross country event on Walney, where Victoria Junior School’s Lewis Ballantyne was among the winners.
ALEXANDRA Eaton, 25, a customer assistant at Tesco and Christopher James Douglas, 27, a mechanical fitter at BAE, married at Clarence House Country Hotel in Dalton in January
A DEDICATED nurse who helps youngsters cope with a diabetes diagnosis and gets them used to unfamiliar medical equipment has received the Bouquet of the Week.
LUNCH at the Wild Boar might seem like an incongruous choice for somebody who has given up red meat for Lent, but our visit coincided with the Festival of Smoke which returned for the second time on Sunday.
THANKS to a new Eurostar route, the south of France is within even easier reach. SHEREEN LOW rides the rails to Provence