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Tuesday, 28 April 2015

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Barrow hospital closes ward after outbreak of norovirus

Furness General Hospital in Barrow has been forced to close admissions to ward nine after an outbreak of norovirus caused diarrhoea and vomiting among patients

Memories look back: Can you recall Keith and Orville?

Keith 2 WITH the sad passing of children's TV favourite Keith Harris today aged 67, we're taking a look back at our archives and recalling his visits to Barrow over the years.

Barrow hospital must display signs to highlight its failings

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SIGNS informing patients they are entering a failing hospital are being installed at Furness General under new rules imposed by the government’s health watchdog.

Cumbria trains more comfort but less speed

S17514B.jpg RAIL passengers in Cumbria will face slower journey times from next month as train bosses sacrifice speed in the name of comfort.

Anger at midwife’s 11th-hour admission over babies’ deaths at Barrow hospital

50074169B001.jpg GRIEVING families have criticised a “cowardly” midwife who finally accepted her actions had led to the deaths of two babies yesterday after a decade of denial.

BIG NIGHT OUT: Hockey players have a jolly night after a year of being right on the ball

50075942B002.jpg HOCKEY fans from across Furness and South Cumbria gathered to celebrate the achievements of players, coaches, umpires and volunteers.

BOUQUET: Angela proves she’s sew special by kitting out school’s young dancers

50076073B001.jpg A GRANDMOTHER who dusted off her sewing machine to create an amazing set of costumes for a school’s dance performance has been awarded the Evening Mail’s Bouquet of the Week.

Taking first steps on fitness journey

AS the training sessions start for the Evening Mail’s Energy for Life Walney Family Fun Run, the Walney Wind Cheetahs offer new runners some tips and advice

Health Matters

EM Ben Merriman BEN Merriman MPharm(Hons) MRPharmS, pharmacist with the local and independent Murray group of pharmacies, talks about hay fever, its symptoms and the treatments available

Welcome gift gives helping hand to cope with dyslexia in South Cumbria

EM Lake District Farmers Armstrong family charitable fund logo A CHARITY which works to help dyslexic people in their everyday lives has been given a helping hand thanks to a pioneering trust fund.
Would you like to apply for your organisation to receive £1,000? Click here to apply (1 comment)

BIG DEBATE: What is the future of wind power?

S37395B PLANS have been submitted for wind turbines to be decommissioned and replaced with larger ones on Kirkby Moor. RWE Innogy UK submitted an application to South Lakeland District Council to remove the existing 12 turbines and replace these with six turbines with a maximum height of 115 meters to the blade tip. Is this a good move?

Just waiting to give you affection

S64794BB.jpgds BEING happy and playful is how staffie crossbreed TJ makes his way through life.

Help hungry hogs build up strength

50061327B001 IRENE CANNON, who runs her own small rescue centre in Dalton specifically for hedgeghogs, gives advice on how to help the animals

FOOD REVIEW: The Plough, Lupton

S65308BB WHERE do you go out for dinner when it’s a family celebration?

TRAVEL REVIEW: Tracing granddad Bert’s footsteps in ill-fated campaign

S65250BB THERE’S some corner of a foreign field that will always be close to my heart.

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