A MUCH-LOVED drink is back on the streets of Furness for the first time since the 1990s.
THE defence secretary’s explanation of allegations made about Britain’s nuclear deterrent is an “insult” to the intelligence of the public, an MP has claimed.
A one-armed former Paratrooper claimed he was a Robin Hood-type figure, defrauding taxpayers to support soldiers’ charities.
THE best of country crafts, food and gardening will combine to offer a perfect weekend of family fun as Holker Hall welcomes its 23rd annual Garden Festival.
LAST year’s runner-up on the Barrow stage and a Commonwealth Games gold medallist in the men’s points race – a track event in which he also holds a World Championships silver medal.
FANTASTIC new deals at top tourist attractions across the county are on offer today.
WHAT time are the races? Which roads are closed? DAVID PICKTHALL rounds up Tour Series event schedule which takes place in Barrow today.
CUMBRIA Police have arrested a man on suspicion of drink driving after a crash on the A590 involving two cars and a cyclist
RICHARD Handley won the Pearl Izumi Tour Series in Durham a day before racing heads to Barrow.
TRIBUTES have been paid to a much-loved Barrow-born actress and theatre director who passed away days after collapsing backstage during her show. (1 comment)
A TRIBUNAL panel has returned its verdict on a children’s doctor accused of serious failings in the treatment of young patients.
STUNNING seals and spectacular sunsets were among pictures that earned a photography group a regional competition crown.
TEAMS from across headed to Holker Old Boys for the club’s annual junior festival.
- Furness school athletes on track to success: with picture gallery
- Net gain for Furness tennis players: with picture gallery
- Furness youngsters in national table tennis finals: with picture gallery
- Five-star show from Barrow athletes
- Cup final heartache for Barrow Celtic
- Furness Future Flyers put the pedal down: with picture gallery
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)
PLANS to impose a “sugar tax” on companies selling unhealthy food as a way of tackling obesity have been ruled out by prime minister David Cameron – instead prefering to work with public health bodies. Would an increased tax make a difference?
A HORSE left with horrific internal injuries in a “sex attack” is back home after weeks of veterinary care.
BACK pain is one of the UK’s most common disabling health conditions. A new group aims to support people with the mental and physical challenges associated with chronic back pain, reports JO DAVIES
OPTOMETRIST at Specsavers in Barrow, JULIE DIXON, looks at how lifestyle choices can affect your eyesight
BASIL is not a happy cat in his temporary home after spending 12 of his 14 years with the same loving owner.
BIG personalities can come in very small packages – and this year’s winner of The Evening Mail Top Pet Competition certainly made herself known when she collected two of her three prizes.
ALMOST 20 charities and organisations have benefited from a generous donation.
MICHELLE Fredericks, 36, and Matthew Wilson, 38, of Derby Street, Barrow, married at Abbey House Hotel on April 25, 2015
IT was an emotional moment when school cook Shona Tickle was surprised with the Evening Mail’s Bouquet of the Week in her final week at work.
WHEN you type Brigsteer in a Google search the first thing that comes up is the Wheatsheaf Inn. Quite rightly so. This little pub is the heart and soul of the village. (1 comment)
PUFFING and panting, sweat dripping from my forehead and my backpack feeling heavier by the minute, I mentally calculate the distance to the summit.