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Friday, 29 May 2015

Barrow businessman to bring back classic pop Sass

S68212BB A MUCH-LOVED drink is back on the streets of Furness for the first time since the 1990s.

Salmond turns up the heat over Trident claims

P783061 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.

£61,500 benefits fraud by one-armed ex-Paratrooper from Cumbria

Michael Sherratt photo A one-armed former Paratrooper claimed he was a Robin Hood-type figure, defrauding taxpayers to support soldiers’ charities.

Gardening fans make a beeline for South Cumbria festival’s delights

50076692B007 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.

Six of the best to look out for

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.

New deals on offer for Cumbria tourist attractions and restaurants

Evening Mail offers logo teaser FANTASTIC new deals at top tourist attractions across the county are on offer today.

Helping you enjoy a great day’s racing in Barrow

50063308B016.jpgRH WHAT time are the races? Which roads are closed? DAVID PICKTHALL rounds up Tour Series event schedule which takes place in Barrow today.

SLIDESHOW: Barrow photographers snap up awards for artistry

Barrow Digital Photography Club winning images/S67954BB.jpg STUNNING seals and spectacular sunsets were among pictures that earned a photography group a regional competition crown.

Welcome gift gives helping hand to cope with dyslexia in South Cumbria

EM Lake District Farmers Armstrong family charitable fund logo 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)

BIG DEBATE: Would ‘sugar tax’ help to tackle obesity problem?

0537691 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?

Sharing the pain of chronic problem

50077354B000 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

Eye Health

S79497B OPTOMETRIST at Specsavers in Barrow, JULIE DIXON, looks at how lifestyle choices can affect your eyesight

Basil deserves a loving new home

S67835BB BASIL is not a happy cat in his temporary home after spending 12 of his 14 years with the same loving owner.

Prizes and attention galore for Top Pet competition winner

50076982B001 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.

Boxing presentation event in Barrow packs a punch for charities

ALMOST 20 charities and organisations have benefited from a generous donation.

WEDDING ALBUM: Michelle Fredericks and Matthew Wilson

Wedding Album - Michelle Fredericks and Matthew Wilson/S67396BB.jpg_006_003.jpg MICHELLE Fredericks, 36, and Matthew Wilson, 38, of Derby Street, Barrow, married at Abbey House Hotel on April 25, 2015

BOUQUET: Tickled pink by surprise flowers

50077114B002 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.

FOOD REVIEW: The Wheatsheaf Inn, Brigsteer

S67667BB 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)


S67693BB.jpg_012 PUFFING and panting, sweat dripping from my forehead and my backpack feeling heavier by the minute, I mentally calculate the distance to the summit.

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