MOTORISTS have been urged to be vigilant ahead of one of the busiest weekends of the year after five people were killed and two seriously injured in three weeks on Cumbria roads.
A DRUNKEN man took a car and crashed it into an advertising trailer in Barrow before getting a taxi back into town.
ANYONE planning to get away over the bank holiday weekend might be dreading a long car journey and heavy traffic. But spare a thought for two film-makers who have agreed to drive from Ulverston to Beijing as part of a month-long charity challenge.
TONIGHT marks the final night of repairs on Walney bridge which have caused disruption for motorists since Tuesday.
A COURT date is due to be set for the sentencing of a Millom man who admitted downloading images of child abuse.
Tickets for Paul Merton’s Impro Chums are now on sale for his appearance at Another Fine Fest in Ulverston.
A father has been jailed for 21 months after admitting committing incest.
SEVEN tonnes of food have been handed out to hungry families in Barrow, Ulverston and Millom since the start of the year, as shocking figures show demand at local food banks is soaring well above the national average.
THE oldest ringing bell in England has been restored and re-installed in a Cumbria church as part of a £28,000 project.
A GIFTED young actor, singer and musician displayed his talents with a one-man charity concert in Barrow.
A CUMBRIAN governor and leading light in education has criticised the Department for Education for trying to “force” schools in the county into becoming academies or joining academy trusts. PROFESSOR COLIN RICHARDS, chairman of governors of Millom School and national leader of governance, accuses the government of “shotgun tactics”, “blackmail” and “bribes”
A CHARITY received a cheque for £1,000 last week for the great work it does.
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BARROW AFC look set to be first in line to sign their leading scorer Nick Rushton if the loanee does not land a new contract with Wrexham.
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GENEROUS boxing fans provided a knockout blow for charity by raising more than £4,000 at a sell-out Barrow fight night.
LAUGHTER filled the air as top regional comedians took to the stage in Barrow for a charity comedy night.
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