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Wednesday, 20 August 2014

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Businesses join Cumbria County Council to call for rail improvements

THE county’s top businesses have joined forces with Cumbria County Council to push for major improvements to rail travel from 2016.

Cumbrian man dies after Eastbourne pier fall

A Cumbrian man has died after falling while working on the fire-damaged Eastbourne Pier.

Business owners in cycling challenge for charity in memory of Ulverston mum and daughter

50065091B000.jpg THE heartbreaking story of a husband who lost his wife and baby daughter just six days apart has inspired members of the business community to get on their bikes.

Woman jailed for smuggling SIM cards into Cumbria prison

AN inmate’s girlfriend who tried to smuggle SIM cards into prison has been jailed. (1 comment)

Train survey

50038913B001 Commuters will face a 3.5 per cent increase to regulated rail fares next year. We're asking our readers to take part in a short survey to give their opinions about rail services.
Click here to fill out the survey

Cumbria snow leopard cubs attracting record visitor numbers

EM Snow leopard

A CUMBRIA wildlife charity enjoying record visitor numbers after the birth of two rare snow leopard cubs is holding a fundraising day in aid of the cubs' under-threat cousins in the wild.

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 five-year-old child.
Would you like to apply for your organisation to receive £1,000? Click here to apply

Who will win the Premier League this season?

P20407 THE 2014/15 Premier League got underway this weekend with a shock giant-slaying at Old Trafford and clinical title-defending from the reigning champions. We ask local football fans: Who will take the silverware this season?

Scores of bikers turn out in memory of lost Cumbria riders


A BROTHERHOOD of motorcyclists cast their minds to the heavens as they rode out in memory of fallen friends, following a tragic year for the biking fraternity. (1 comment)

Tonne of tins appeal

EM Tonne of tins appeal logo THE Evening Mail is running a four-week campaign to raise enough money to pay for a tonne of food for the Barrow Foodbank. (4 comments)

Big Clean 2014

EM Big Clean 2014 homepage THE Big Clean is back with a bang and we are asking residents to suggest Furness places for a summer cleaning blitz.

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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 are happy to publish the council's full Frequently Asked Questions document (1 comment)

Health Matters

EM Ben Merriman COELIAC disease is a condition caused by the body’s immune system over reacting to the presence of gluten. It is estimated that around one in 100 people in the UK have coeliac disease.

Evening Mail readers strike lucky with cash bonanzas

50066662B000 FIVE lucky Evening Mail readers won a range of prizes that helped them out with daily costs.

Heart of Ulverston nomination form

Heart of Ulverston Do you know someone who lives, works, or has a strong connection to Ulverston who you think deserves an award?
Click here to nominate

Sheryl Grydziuszko and Scott Ellis

EM Wedding album - Sheryl Grydziuszko and Scott Ellis/S44692BB.jpg SHERYL GRYDZIUSZKO, 35, a secretary, married Scott Ellis, 38, a gas heating engineer, on Saturday July 5, 2014.

Barrow fundraising memorial night

EM Big night out - Paul Larkin memorial/50066616B004.jpg_002.jpg DARTERS gathered on the oche to pay a heartfelt tribute to Paul Larkin, an excellent arrow thrower who died in 2011.

TRAVEL REVIEW: Madrid, Spain

S44499BB BARCELONA may have the glamour as far as Spanish cities go but there's more to Madrid than meets the eye, discovers WILL METCALFE

FOOD REVIEW: The Swan Hotel, Newby Bridge

A0375691_2.jpgnp1 THERE will be a great deal of reflection at The Swan Hotel come November.

Reaching Out

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

Win your wedding

A0378009 You could win a wedding worth £25k from the Evening Mail and Abbey House Hotel and Gardens.
Click here to find out how

Pet pictures

EM Pet pics - Angela Williamson

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