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Monday, 06 July 2015

News, travel and weather for Furness and South Cumbria - Monday July 6

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YOUR Furness and South Cumbria news, travel and weather briefing for Monday July 6

A real blockbuster of a wedding as Barrow fans of Minions tie the knot

EM Minions wedding A MINION-CRAZY Cumbria couple had a blockbuster of a wedding when they said “I do” surrounded by the tiny yellow cartoon characters on Saturday

Cumbria police investigating fish theft

Cumbria police are investigating the theft of approximately 40 fish from a front garden

Ulverston burns victim disgusted as benefits stop

A FATHER-OF-TWO who suffered horrific third-degree burns from a work-related incident was "disgusted" to find his benefits had been stopped.

Family fun extravaganza at Walney Gala

Walney Gala competition winner Morgon Douglas - JON GRANGER REF:

SPECTACULAR dance routines, colourful superheroes and fun activities will be just some of the highlights at a community extravaganza when it gets underway this morning.

WEDDING ALBUM: Katie Anne Hillman and Christopher Michael Low

Wedding Album - Katie Hillman and Christopher Low/Low ( 0301.jpg KATIE ANNE HILLMAN, 25, a district nurse, and Christopher Michael Low, 26, a project co-ordinator at Acrastyle in Ulverston, both of Barrow, married at the Fairway Hotel, Hawthwaite Lane, Barrow, on April 4

BOUQUET OF THE WEEK: Michelle Fourte

50078573B000 A CARING grandmother who always puts other people first burst into tears when she found out her daughter had nominated her for the Bouquet of the Week.

Maggie and Chaz need to be rehomed

Maggie and Chaz ONE animal charity has set itself a special challenge but with good reason.

Young Charlie is a handful

S70716BB CHARLIE is the most adorable little character and full of fun.

Family and friends pay tribute to man found dead in Windermere

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FRIENDS and family of a Lake District man found dead in suspicious circumstances have paid tribute to a “conscientious and loyal” man who will be “sadly missed”.

PHOTOS: South Cumbria racegoers enjoy historic Sunday of racing

50078473b001002_1.jpg THE going was good for an historic first ever Sunday of racing in south Cumbria, which looks set to be a firm favourite with punters.

PHOTOS: Walney Energy for Life fun run attracts hundreds of runners

IMG_0114 AN event which helps the community of Furness keep fit welcomed hundreds of runners despite the bad weather.

Well done to all who took part in the Energy for Life Walney Family Fun Run

IMG_0114 THE fifth annual Energy for Life Walney Family Fun Run saw more than 350 people defy the rain to complete laps of Biggar Bank.

Boxing Star to inspire females in Barrow through Olympic and Paralympic legacy project

Stacey Copeland A BRITISH boxing star is set to pack a punch at Barrow Amateur Boxing Club.

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Barrow theatre group will put cash towards new show

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‘Exceptional’ Barrow teacher nominated for award

50077789B000 A TEACHER described as exceptional and a credit to her school has been nominated for a county-wide education award. (2 comments)

Chance to honour stars - and unsung heroes - of education in Cumbria

Golden Apples 2015 logo WE mark this week’s return to school by launching the 2015 Golden Apple awards – our annual celebration honouring the best in education and training across Cumbria.

Families ready to tackle 5k run

50065010B002.jpg TEN weeks ago some of the new recruits at Walney Wind Cheetahs couldn’t run for more than one minute without getting out of breath, but now they are preparing to conquer this Sunday’s 5km race.

Hundreds of people are ready for fifth Walney fun run

50065010B001.jpg ORGANISERS have praised the community spirit which has continued to drive the success of an annual initiative aimed at helping people get fit.

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FOOD REVIEW: Punchbowl, Crosthwaite

S70727BB IN any long marriage there are bound to be areas of common dispute.


S70612BB VENICE has always been short on space, but now hotels are opening in abandoned areas of the lagoon. SARAH MARSHALL rediscovers the floating Italian city’s forgotten islands

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