TEAMS were slipping and sliding around together today in Barrow Park in aid of good causes.
A LATE Simon Grand header ensured Barrow AFC stretched their unbeaten run to eight games. (4 comments)
WALNEY Central retained the Barton Townley Cup after a 30-10 win over Dalton. (3 comments)
TRIBUTES have been paid to a much-loved husband and stepfather who died a month after undergoing a kidney transplant he had waited four years for. (1 comment)
THE MPs for Barrow and South Lakeland have welcomed the 'no' result in the Scottish referendum.
AMPHETAMINES, cannabis plants and stolen goods worth more than £5,000 have been seized in a secret Barrow police operation.
ANGRY bus users have formed a working group in a bid to salvage two vital services that carry out more than 45,000 passenger journeys every year. (2 comments)
A SINGLE dad-of-two has been warned he could be jailed after a puppy in his care died after being found bald in a cage and covered in seeping scabs.
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. (1 comment)
THE final day of the inquest into the death of Sarah McClay, who was attacked by a tiger at a Cumbria zoo, took place on Thursday.
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)
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.
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.
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?
WHILST for most young people, starting university is a very exciting chapter of their life, I was significantly less enthusiastic.
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.