Police have named the Cumbrian motorcyclist who died after a crash in north Yorkshire.
A MOTORCYCLE rider from Barrow has been airlifted to hospital after a road collision near to Coniston.
A DOG owner whose pet is believed to be a banned breed insists it was sold to him as a Staffordshire bull terrier.
Officers from several departments have focused on this crime type in the south Cumbria area, especially in Barrow. The operation followed concerns and intelligence raised by members of the public to officers and PCSOs.
AN inquest into the death of a man who died after being hit by a train will open on Monday.
A MAN found to be nearly three times the drink-drive limit when stopped in his car by police has been banned from the roads.
BARROW AFC boss Darren Edmondson is still on the hunt for a loan striker.
Drugs giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has been fined £297 million and a former executive has been handed a prison sentence by the Chinese courts for bribing doctors and hospitals to use its products.
A WOMAN has been treated by paramedics for head injuries after she was assaulted in a Barrow shop.
The family of a woman animal keeper mauled to death when a tiger walked through an open door say they still have questions unanswered following the conclusion of an inquest into her death.
THEY are eyeing up your house. Spider breeding season is just starting and the recent warm weather has provided bounteous food supply of flies and bugs making spiders bigger than ever.
POLICE are investigating an assault involving two 13-year-old girls on Walney.
POLICE are investigating an attempted burglary at a tanning salon in Walney.
A TASK force stopped dozens of vehicles using the A590 yesterday as part of Operation Amber, checking for waste carrier licences, drink drivers and stolen cars.
Andrew Tew, aged 44 from Buttermere Avenue, Whitehaven, was sentenced today at Carlisle Crown Court having being found guilty by jury last week.
REAL ale lovers are toasting the success of Ulverston Beer Festival which saw a record turnout of more than 2,000 people.
A FURNESS RNLI crew celebrated 150 years of service with a black tie gala dinner at Abbey House Hotel.
A TERRIFIED mum says she was begged not to phone the police by teachers after her five-year-old son went missing from his Barrow school – on a mission to “buy an alien”. (25 comments)
TRADERS angry at plans to impose on street parking charges in towns across Cumbria staged a protest. (6 comments)
Last night was the final supermoon of 2014. Did you get any pictures of it?
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A DRIVE to help a vital service cope with rising demand over the summer holidays has received a welcome donation.
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SHAKESPEARE, fractions and computer coding are among the additions to the primary school curriculum this year. Is this too much too soon?
Last week children across Furness, South Lakes and Millom went to school for the first time.
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SEPTEMBER: that glorious month of morning mists, leaves turning golden, autumnal nips in the air, and – possibly most glorious of all – child-free pubs. Yes, the school holidays are over and the little darlings are back in the classroom learning the three Rs – which means it’s playtime for the rest of us. (1 comment)
AS water spouts from New York’s Pulitzer fountain, I tot up the number of hours I’ve spent staring at this iconic sight. Yes, this fountain is the fountain. It’s the one from the opening credits of all 236 episodes of Friends.