SellafieldLtd has announced this morning that it is recruiting over 200 new apprentices.
A PUBLIC refuse site affected by rising water levels will be open today after an inspection deemed it safe for public use.
Black ice is affecting stretches of the A595 Muncaster and further south.
The A5093 into Millom was closed in both directions at the A595 junctions, because of an accident.
POLICE are investigating the death of a woman in Barrow.
SPECIALIST bomb disposal experts were called today after two explosive devices were found at a Barrow business.
POLICE have appealed for information after a man was assaulted in a Barrow street.
A590 roadworks which will send Cumbria motorists on a 30-mile detour have been postponed for a third time due to the wintry weather. (2 comments)
ZOO boss David Gill, right, has announced he is to stand in the local elections in May. (4 comments)
AFTER a three day silence, comedian Russell Brand has responded to a challenge from Barrow and Furness MP John Woodcock to visit the town and debate the future of Trident.
BARROW runner Dean Miller reports on a successful Kenyan training camp.
Flights resumed at Manchester Airport but long delays due to snow fall in the North West.
PERFORMANCE data for schools and colleges released today shows increases and dips in pass rates. (1 comment)
CALLOUS thieves used a cancer charity as a cover to try to con cash and bank details by cold calling.
THE winter blues have been banished among young Furness footballers as their mid-season break has been filled with futsal action.
KAY Washford has nothing but happy memories of her auntie, Carol, as a beautiful, vivacious and caring woman.
TEN deserving people and their guest will be treated to a fantastic evening of gourmet fare prepared by Michelin-starred chefs at the third annual Lake District Farmers Armstrong Family Charitable Fund celebrity chefs event.
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• Click here to read more about the Lake District Farmers Armstrong Family Charitable Fund (1 comment)
IT’S time to ditch the despair and spread some January joy with the Evening Mail’s Be Happy campaign.
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PETROL prices have been slashed on forecourts in line with a dramatic fall in the price of crude oil. Reporter ALICE KERSHAW looks at the implications
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AS oil prices continue to fall, the Evening Mail reveals where motorists can find the biggest savings at the pumps. (1 comment)
THERE was something of the secret agent about me as I stealthily leapt up the stairs from the lakeside car park to check out dining options at our venue of choice.
HURTLING down Broadway at a rate of knots, there’s not a soul in sight as I marvel at the New York skyline.