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Wednesday, 24 September 2014

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Calling all gardeners!

EM Sunflower - Bruff & Ava-Mae Mitchell We've received a picture of a nine and a half foot tall sunflower from two young readers.
Do you have a spectacular sunflower or another gargantuan garden marvel that has grown extra large with the good weather this summer? Click here to send it to us

Barrow teacher has passion for teaching role

50064020B002 AN enthusiastic teacher who always goes the extra mile in making sure school is a fun place to learn is in the running for a Love Barrow award.

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.

Watch out! Monster wave of freak spiders hits Cumbria

jonathan lee spider pic

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 beat Dalton in Barton Townley: picture special

50068207B003.jpg cents SUCCESS continues to knock on the door of Gary Broadbent’s Walney Cents.

£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.
Would you like to apply for your organisation to receive £1,000? Click here to apply

BIG DEBATE: Creating music makers

50043993B006 THE proportion of children who know how to play a musical instrument has almost doubled in the last 15 years, but poorer youngsters are still more likely to miss out, according to a report by The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music. Music is the flagship of Ulverston Victoria High School which is renowned for its music education and performances locally, nationally and internationally. Richard Butler UVHS’s award-winning head of performing arts has recently been on tour in Holland with the UVHS Wind Band where they played live to millions of TV viewers. Here he explains how UVHS is dedicated to making music for all

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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.

FOOD REVIEW: The Highwayman, Burrow, near Kirkby Lonsdale

S47681BB.jpgnp IT’S always a tiny bit worrying when a favourite hotel, restaurant or pub announces it’s about to undergo a revamp.

TRAVEL REVIEW: St Petersburg, Russia

S47783BB WITH Russia seemingly stepping further away from Europe each day, WESLEY JOHNSON looks at the benefits of reaching the country’s “window to the West” on the high seas

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.
Click here to find out how

Pet pictures

EM Pet pics - Brendan Ashton

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