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Tuesday, 31 March 2015

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Total of 429 registered sex offenders in Cumbria

A REPORT into sexual violence reveals 23 “High Risk” registered sex offenders are living in the south of the county – with a further three classed as “Very High Risk.”

Warning of traders selling mattresses door to door in Barrow

TRADING Standards are warning Barrow residents not to buy mattresses from traders going door to door and approaching people in the street.

Police respond to crash near Barrow supermarket

A CRASHED car blocked a road outside a Barrow supermarket this morning.

Cumbria rescuers called to 69-year-old man stuck on mountain

MOUNTAIN rescuers were called to a 69-year-old man after he got stuck on Helvellyn in the Lake District.

Barrow A&E was "a step away" from a major incident

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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. (1 comment)

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Timid Ted among cats needing homes

S63179BB POOR Ted has almost become institutionalised he has spent so much of his life in an animal shelter.

TV presenter shares tips on holidaying with dogs

S63223BB 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.

Tributes paid to Barrow dad who had "a love for life"

Danny Higgins

SO many people turned out to pay their respects to a popular former hospital worker that his friends filled the church yard when there was no more room in the church or its foyers. (1 comment)

Trust donation will allow Barrow deaf charity to stage new sessions

EM Lake District Farmers Armstrong family charitable fund logo 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

BIG DEBATE: Should children be allowed to take term-time holidays?

X23435 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?

Record day for young musicians at Ulverston contest

50075097B003 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.

Female boxing sessions at Barrow gym prove a big hit

50074844B003 THE This Girl Can campaign is all about smashing stereotypes. This week JO DAVIES discovers a knockout way of keeping fit

Health Matters

EM Ben Merriman BEN Merriman MPharm (Hons) MRPharmS, pharmacist with the local and independent Murray group of pharmacies, talks about the common digestive complaint dyspepsia

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WEDDING ALBUM: Alexandra Eaton and Christopher James Douglas

EM Wedding Album - Alexandra Eaton and Christopher James Douglas/Douglas0264.jpg 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

Kerry’s there to help youngsters cope with challenge of diabetes

50073348B000.jpgds 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.

FOOD REVIEW: Wild Boar, Crook

50067476B004 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.

TRAVEL REVIEW: Provence, France

S62780BB THANKS to a new Eurostar route, the south of France is within even easier reach. SHEREEN LOW rides the rails to Provence

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