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Friday, 29 August 2014

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Appeal after criminal damage at Barrow family centre

POLICE are investigating a case of criminal damage at a family centre.

Man admits quad bike burglary in South Cumbria

A MAN has admitted stealing a quad bike from an outbuilding in a South Cumbria village.

Cumbria mum jailed for child neglect

A Cumbria mum who locked her daughter in the house for several hours without food or drink while she went out has been sent to prison.

Barrow hospital’s winter strategy faces recruitment struggle


HOSPITAL bosses in Barrow are under significant pressure to make sure they prepare for winter, after admitting they will struggle to find staff to cope with the seasonal demand on services.

Whole team at Lake District Farmers takes part in Ice bucket challenge

EM LDF ice bucket challenge A CUMBRIA charity champion stepped up to the mark in style, backed by his team, after being nominated for the increasingly high profile Ice Bucket Challenge.
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Barrow AFC manager takes part in ice bucket challenge

EM Barrow AFC manager Darren Edmondson ice bucket challenge BARROW AFC manager Darren Edmondson last night completed his ice bucket challenge as his team trained ahead of Saturday's game against Solihull Moors.
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Disabled Barrow man ‘happy’ as attackers sent to prison

Mathew Croasdell & Daniel Kidd

A DISABLED Barrow man has expressed relief after a pair of thugs each received two-year jail sentences for a “despicable” gang attack on him while he lay in bed.

Action group formed to fight Barrow road being closed to vehicles

50009178B003 A CAMPAIGN to prevent a road from closing, effectively rendering a tourism hotspot unsafe, is gathering momentum. (16 comments)

CN Group Business Awards finalists announced

EM CN Business awards logo THE finalists for this year’s CN Group Business Awards have been chosen, and the judges say the standard is as high as ever.

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Tributes to Barrow AFC striker and Vickerstown bowler Billy

S45409BB.jpg TRIBUTES have been paid to Billy Quinn – a fine all-round sportsman who shone at cricket and football in the 1970s. (5 comments)

Furness fisherman lands rare catch

S45631BB IT may not exactly be a monster, but for a Furness angler landing a small but rare scaldfish was a memorable catch.

Donation will provide safe haven for Barrow boy to play

EM Lake District Farmers Armstrong family charitable fund logo A DONATION of £1,000 will help improve the life of a sight-impaired Barrow child.
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BIG DEBATE: Tunnel vision - or just a pipe dream?

S96810B THE debate about a transport link across Morecambe Bay has hotted up following the unveiling of plans for a tunnel to transport electricity from Cumbria to Heysham nuclear power station.

FOOD REVIEW: Francescas, Barrow

S46001BB AFTER a bank holiday weekend away – and having failed to do a ‘big shop’ recently – my fridge this week was looking distinctly like Old Mother Hubbard’s cupboard.

TRAVEL REVIEW: Salford Quays

S46048BB WHEN it comes to marking the memory of war, Salford Quays has some great exhibitions and memorials, discovers NATALIE CHAPPLES.

Reaching Out

EM Reaching out logo THE Evening Mail’s Reaching Out campaign is seeking to raise £70,000 for St Mary’s Hospice.
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Win your wedding

A0378009 You could win a wedding worth £25k from the Evening Mail and Abbey House Hotel and Gardens.
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On-street parking charges FAQ

EM Parking campaign logo teaser Cumbria County Council voted to introduce on-street parking charges following huge cuts to its funding. The Evening Mail is backing the Reverse the Charges campaign to abandon the plans - but here we publish the council's full Frequently Asked Questions document (1 comment)

Health Matters

EM Ben Merriman BEN Merriman MPharm(Hons) MRPharmS, pharmacist with the local and independent Murray group of pharmacies, talks about the condition osteoporosis, those likely to be affected by it and how to reduce risks associated with its development

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