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Monday, 22 September 2014

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Watch out! Monster wave of freak spiders hits Cumbria

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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. (3 comments)

Walney Central defeat Dalton in Barton Townley Cup final

LMD_3248.jpg WALNEY Central retained the Barton Townley Cup after a 30-10 win over Dalton. (3 comments)

Cumbria traders stage on street parking charges protest

EM Parking campaign logo teaser TRADERS angry at plans to impose on street parking charges in towns across Cumbria staged a protest. (6 comments)

Bethany’s essential guide for freshers

S47648BB WHILST for most young people, starting university is a very exciting chapter of their life, I was significantly less enthusiastic.

£1,000 boost for Barrow Food Bank to help families

EM Lake District Farmers Armstrong family charitable fund logo A DRIVE to help a vital service cope with rising demand over the summer holidays has received a welcome donation.
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BIG DEBATE: Will primary curriculum changes be for the better?

A0495992 fr.jpg SHAKESPEARE, fractions and computer coding are among the additions to the primary school curriculum this year. Is this too much too soon?

First day of school picture slideshow

EM Starting School pictures - Mylie and Halle Riseley Last week children across Furness, South Lakes and Millom went to school for the first time.
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Finalists revealed in CN Group Education awards

EM Golden Apples logo 2014 WE kicked off the new academic year by announcing the finalists for the 2014 CN Group Education and Learning Awards.
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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.

Health Matters

EM Ben Merriman BEN Merriman MPharm(Hons) MRPharmS, pharmacist with the local and independent Murray group of pharmacies, talks about head lice

FOOD REVIEW: The Derby Arms, Witherslack

0475928 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)


S46645BB 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.

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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Pet pictures

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