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Friday, 29 August 2014

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Rifle case Barrow man bailed

A MAN appeared in court charged with intending to cause fear of violence with three guns.

Millom man harassed mum day after prison release

A SON who was jailed for harassing his own mum has found himself back behind bars after he breached his restraining order against her – just a day after being released.

Lost walkers found after cold night on Cumbria fells

TWO walkers who spent the night lost on a Cumbria fell have been found safe and well.

Barrow pub boss assaulted in stag night bar brawl

A RUGBY player on a stag night was involved in a bar brawl in Barrow captured on CCTV.

Barrow hospital’s winter strategy faces recruitment struggle


HOSPITAL bosses in Barrow are under significant pressure to make sure they prepare for winter, after admitting they will struggle to find staff to cope with the seasonal demand on services.

Barrow AFC manager takes part in ice bucket challenge

EM Barrow AFC manager Darren Edmondson ice bucket challenge BARROW AFC manager Darren Edmondson last night completed his ice bucket challenge as his team trained ahead of Saturday's game against Solihull Moors.
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Evening Mail boss accepts Barrow MP’s Ice Bucket Challenge

EM Jonathan Lee ice bucket challenge BARROW MP John Woodcock took the plunge by performing the Ice Bucket Challenge accompanied by Labour MP for Wirral South, Alison McGovern.
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Action group formed to fight Barrow road being closed to vehicles

50009178B003 A CAMPAIGN to prevent a road from closing, effectively rendering a tourism hotspot unsafe, is gathering momentum. (15 comments)

CN Group Business Awards finalists announced

EM CN Business awards logo THE finalists for this year’s CN Group Business Awards have been chosen, and the judges say the standard is as high as ever.

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Tributes to Barrow AFC striker and Vickerstown bowler Billy

S45409BB.jpg TRIBUTES have been paid to Billy Quinn – a fine all-round sportsman who shone at cricket and football in the 1970s. (4 comments)

Furness fisherman lands rare catch

S45631BB IT may not exactly be a monster, but for a Furness angler landing a small but rare scaldfish was a memorable catch.

Donation will provide safe haven for Barrow boy to play

EM Lake District Farmers Armstrong family charitable fund logo A DONATION of £1,000 will help improve the life of a sight-impaired Barrow child.
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BIG DEBATE: Views on Sunday trading

0558887 SUPERMARKETS are divided over whether to extend trading hours on a Sunday, despite new data suggesting that after 20 years of restricted trading consumers want the laws to be relaxed. We asked if there was an appetite for Sunday trading locally.

Enthusiastic volunteers sought to pick up litter from Barrow shoreline

EM Big Clean 2014 homepage ANOTHER Barrow beach clean is being organised as part of the Big Clean to follow up on recent successes.

FOOD REVIEW: Farmers Arms, Lowick

S45446BB.jpgds THIRTY summers ago I spent a marvellous few months working behind the bar at the Farmers Arms in Lowick, which was run at the time by the legendary and hugely popular Philip Broadley

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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On-street parking charges FAQ

EM Parking campaign logo teaser Cumbria County Council voted to introduce on-street parking charges following huge cuts to its funding. The Evening Mail is backing the Reverse the Charges campaign to abandon the plans - but here we publish the council's full Frequently Asked Questions document (1 comment)

Health Matters

EM Ben Merriman BEN Merriman MPharm(Hons) MRPharmS, pharmacist with the local and independent Murray group of pharmacies, talks about the condition osteoporosis, those likely to be affected by it and how to reduce risks associated with its development

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