THE family of a retired man who hanged himself from a banister may never know why he did it, an inquest was told.
A BARROW man was allegedly seen brandishing a samurai sword in a public street, a court heard.
MANUAL workers at Barrow’s shipyard have rejected a pay deal which would have seen their salaries increase by almost eight per cent. (33 comments)
HARD-RUNNING centre Max Wiper has inked a one-year deal with Barrow Raiders. (1 comment)
JOB creation in the area could take off after a Cumbria lighting firm has bagged a major contract on two new models of luxury private jet.
HALLOWEEN is almost upon us and we want to put together a special gallery of your pets in pumpkins (or costumes if they're too big).
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A DALTON garage worker has revealed how he came face to face with an escaped primate and how a colleague handfed it a banana. (50 comments)
A HIT-AND-RUN Barrow milkman has been told his driving was the cause of the “catastrophic injuries” which have left a cyclist needing round-the-clock care. (10 comments)
THE clue was in the name, really. Before we could say “shoo”, one of them snatched a piece of my daughter’s ham sandwich out of her hand.
THE bosses behind some of the town’s biggest attractions are keen to remind families that #blackpoolsback. The traditional seaside destination has moved with the times, but still offers good, old-fashioned fun, as NICOLA PARK found out
WINDS of up to 70mph caused by the remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo battered the Cumbria coast.
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BARROW’S greatest rugby league son has been inducted into the sport’s hall of fame. (10 comments)
SCHOOL pupils were inspired to think about life at a newspaper during a class visit this morning.
SCHOOL pupils were left 'excited and overwhelmed' during a special lesson.
A TALENT show star will put the “X” in Xmas when he arrives in Barrow for the big switch-on. (1 comment)
BEN Merriman MPharm(Hons) MRPharmS, pharmacist with the local and independent Murray group of pharmacies, talks about head lice, what they are and the various methods available to get rid of them.
A LITTLE girl who loves watching the world go by can now do so protected from the elements thanks to a charitable trust giveaway.
A PENSIONER who nurses injured birds and animals back to health is in the running for a Love Barrow Award.
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THE Big Clean is back with a bang and we are asking residents to suggest Furness places for a summer cleaning blitz.
KEEN shoppers can splash out and support a vital local charity at the same time.
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