UKIP has been dealt a blow ahead of the general election in Barrow after its candidate announced he has had to step down.
A FREEZE in council tax was approved last night as rival politicians argued over the merits of a local authority’s budget for the coming year.
SOME of Britain’s finest fighting talent was in town last Friday – but charity was the biggest winner at Davy Trengove’s big boxing bash.
ANTHONY ‘Million Dollar’ Crolla unexpectedly found himself spending a few quid in one of Barrow’s popular Friday night watering holes.
IZAK Reid cannot wait to throw himself back into action to boost Barrow AFC’s title bid and his personal goal of earning first promotion.
IN Barrow’s “dysfunctional” and “dangerous” maternity unit, bosses and midwives conspired to cover up “major” failings - an investigation has found. (11 comments)
- Barrow hospital boss unaware of scale of failings (3 comments)
- Trust issues unreserved apology to FGH families (1 comment)
- The introduction to Kirkup's Morecambe Bay Investigation in full (2 comments)
A DALTON father who fought a long campaign to discover the truth about why his newborn son died following treatment at Furness General said today he felt "deeply sad, angry and vindicated all at the same time".
HEALTH secretary Jeremy Hunt has apologised on behalf of the government and the NHS following failings at Barrow’s maternity unit.
GET red-y for an action-packed series of events planned for Comic Relief 2015.
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ANIMAL charities joined forces yesterday to help tackle the deadly parvo outbreak by providing a free health check day. (12 comments)
A MASSIVE lamb born treble the normal weight bucked the trend by surviving a backwards birth.
A TRAINING consultant has spoken out against accusations that small businesses do not do enough to provide apprenticeship opportunities for young people in south Cumbria (1 comment)
A PIONEERING software company has announced two major developments that are set to reaffirm its role as an industry leader.
ENTRIES for this year’s fun and fabulous Pet Stop Top Pet competition, this year sponsored by Alexander Vet Centre, in Hartington Street, Barrow, are pawing in already after just one week.
All you have to do to enter is send in your favourite picture or video along with the name, breed and age of your pet to firstname.lastname@example.org
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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
BUSINESSES in Ulverston have received ballot papers ahead of a referendum over the creation of a new Business Improvement District. Should businesses vote “yes” to the BID and pay 1.25 per cent extra to fund improvement projects?
BOTH Cleo and kitten Nigel are extremely lucky to be alive at all, yet alone being in their current state of extremely healthy and thriving.
THIS is the lovely face of Staffordshire bull terrier Pepsi who has been in the care of the RSPCA for more than nine months.