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Thursday, 21 August 2014

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Man, 45, forced to hand over wallet in Barrow backstreet

BARROW police are seeking witnesses after a group of women demanded a man hand over his wallet.

Football match abandoned after Millom player knocked unconscious

A FOOTBALL match between Millom FC and Walney Island FC was abandoned in the final minute after a player was knocked unconscious.

Picnic on shores of Windermere voted third best simple pleasure

PICNICKING on the shores of Windermere has been classed as one of the greatest ‘simple pleasures’, according to a new study released today.

Cumbria man illegally worked as dentist

A CUMBRIA man has pleaded guilty to illegally practising dentistry.

Barrow's rate of older workers among Britain's lowest

BARROW has one of the lowest proportions of “older” workers in Britain.

Cumbria coast oil spill unlikely to cause problems - expert

AN expert has reassured residents and beach-lovers that an oil spill off the Cumbrian coast is unlikely to cause any problems.

End to nervous waiting is just hours away for Cumbria GCSE students


AFTER a summer of worrying, nervous teenagers will finally receive their GCSE results tomorrow morning.
See the Evening Mail website – www.nwemail.co.uk – throughout tomorrow for live GCSE results day coverage. Those using the hashtag #emexams in their tweets will see their messages and selfies appear on the Evening Mail homepage as part of our live Twitter feed for results day

National crown for Barrow basketball hotshot

50066322B002 BASKETBALL scoring sensation Tyler Baines has been excelling on the court once again. (2 comments)

Dalton speedway ace perfect for Peterborough

S40424B LUCKLESS speedway rider Adam Roynon is wiping the slate clean in a bid to end a troubled season on a high.

Train survey

50038913B001 Commuters will face a 3.5 per cent increase to regulated rail fares next year. We're asking our readers to take part in a short survey to give their opinions about rail services.
Click here to fill out the survey

Tonne of Tins campaign target in sight as Evening Mail trailer hits Millom

50066972B000 KIND-HEARTED residents have continued to back a campaign to raise enough money to pay for one tonne of food for struggling families.
Tomorrow the Evening Mail pop-up shop will be accepting donations of food and money for the foodbank at Booths in Ulverston between 10am and 2pm.

Donation will provide safe haven for Barrow boy to play

EM Lake District Farmers Armstrong family charitable fund logo A DONATION of £1,000 will help improve the life of a sight-impaired Barrow child.
Would you like to apply for your organisation to receive £1,000? Click here to apply

PM thinks web video age ratings could be music to parents’ ears

50019871F004 PRIME Minister David Cameron has announced plans to put an age rating on music videos on Youtube. Is enough being done to protect children from explicit material and other dangers online?

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On-street parking charges FAQ

EM Parking campaign logo teaser Cumbria County Council voted to introduce on-street parking charges following huge cuts to its funding. (1 comment)

Eye Health

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

Evening Mail readers strike lucky with cash bonanzas

50066662B000 FIVE lucky Evening Mail readers won a range of prizes that helped them out with daily costs.

Heart of Ulverston nomination form

Heart of Ulverston Do you know someone who lives, works, or has a strong connection to Ulverston who you think deserves an award?
Click here to nominate

Sheryl Grydziuszko and Scott Ellis

EM Wedding album - Sheryl Grydziuszko and Scott Ellis/S44692BB.jpg SHERYL GRYDZIUSZKO, 35, a secretary, married Scott Ellis, 38, a gas heating engineer, on Saturday July 5, 2014.

Barrow fundraising memorial night

EM Big night out - Paul Larkin memorial/50066616B004.jpg_002.jpg DARTERS gathered on the oche to pay a heartfelt tribute to Paul Larkin, an excellent arrow thrower who died in 2011.

TRAVEL REVIEW: Madrid, Spain

S44499BB BARCELONA may have the glamour as far as Spanish cities go but there's more to Madrid than meets the eye, discovers WILL METCALFE

FOOD REVIEW: The Swan Hotel, Newby Bridge

A0375691_2.jpgnp1 THERE will be a great deal of reflection at The Swan Hotel come November.

Reaching Out

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

Win your wedding

A0378009 You could win a wedding worth £25k from the Evening Mail and Abbey House Hotel and Gardens.
Click here to find out how

Pet pictures

EM Pet pics - Angela Williamson

Send us your pet pictures and we will include them in this online gallery.
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