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Tuesday, 21 April 2015

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News, travel and weather for Furness and South Cumbria - Tuesday April 21

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YOUR Furness and South Cumbria news, travel and weather briefing for Tuesday April 21.

Police investigate high value Ulverston break-in

POLICE are investigating a large value break in at an Ulverston camera store.

Crews tackle Barrow cooker fire

Crews extinguished a cooker fire at a house in Barrow tonight.

Fresh Trident row over Conservative letters

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LABOUR and the Conservatives have become embroiled in a fresh Trident row after the Tories sent personalised letters claiming Ed Miliband would jeopardise Trident.

Walney man pleads guilty to making threats to kill

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A WALNEY man pleaded guilty to making threats to kill and possession of a knife in court today, having previously admitted section 18 wounding.

Ormsgill beat Millom to reach final:with picture gallery

50075916B005 ORMSGILL North End’s first season in Saturday league football is going to finish with a cup final appearance after they beat Millom A 3-1 at Newby Terrace in the Horne Cup semi-final on Saturday.

Trophy triumph for Vickerstown

S64913BB DEAN Crossman fired Vickerstown reserves to success in the Terry Clinton Memorial Trophy final as they defeated Kirkby United 2-0 at Railway Meadow. (1 comment)

Askam edge thriller:with picture gallery

50075921B011 ASKAM produced a grandstand finish at Fallowfield Park to hold out against 12-man Dudley Hill side and claim a 34-32 victory.

Fleetwood fly to Barrow win:with picture gallery

50075917B000 BARROW suffered double defeat on the opening day of the Northern League season, with both their sides losing to Fleetwood.

SNP manifesto confirms opposition to Trident

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SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon promised voters in the rest of the UK her party would use its influence after the general election “responsibly and constructively”, after revealing a manifesto which confirmed their opposition to Trident. (3 comments)

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REMEMBER WHEN: Barrow Celtic ruled Lancashire

S64684BB A TALENTED Barrow Celtic under-16s squad set off for a date with destiny 40 years ago this week.

REMEMBER WHEN: The Woolveridge brothers bossed Furness RL

S64758BB FOLLOWING the death last week of popular former Holker Pioneers, Whitehaven and Walney forward Alf Woolveridge, we have unearthed some great photos of the era when he and his brothers Les and Bert played local rugby league.

Small wonder chihuahua is racing ahead of the pack

Top Pet competition 2015, Dogs - Bella

THIS week it is all about vote, vote and then more voting, as the deadline for The Evening Mail’s Top Pet Competition 2015 approaches.
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Just waiting to give you affection

S64794BB.jpgds BEING happy and playful is how staffie crossbreed TJ makes his way through life.

Help hungry hogs build up strength

50061327B001 IRENE CANNON, who runs her own small rescue centre in Dalton specifically for hedgeghogs, gives advice on how to help the animals

Welcome gift gives helping hand to cope with dyslexia in South Cumbria

EM Lake District Farmers Armstrong family charitable fund logo A CHARITY which works to help dyslexic people in their everyday lives has been given a helping hand thanks to a pioneering trust fund.
Would you like to apply for your organisation to receive £1,000? Click here to apply (1 comment)

BIG DEBATE: Does UKIP hit the right note?

P98107 THE fight to govern Britain continued this week with the launch of UKIP’s manifesto by Nigel Farage, pictured

Barrow ace stars for Man City against Barcelona

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BARROVIAN goalkeeping starlet Curtis Anderson is naturally over the Blue Moon about his progress at Premier League giants Manchester City.

WEDDING ALBUM: Kirsty Haddock and Ryan Brown

Wedding album - Kirsty Haddock and Ryan Brown/S64739BB.jpg KIRSTY Haddock, 32, a clinical systems trainer of Prescot, Merseyside, and Ryan Brown, 27, a lifestyle fitness club manager, of Millom, married at The Grange Hotel, Grange, on March 14

BOUQUET: Enid helps pass on football skills

50075168B000.jpgds A FOOTBALL coach who has guided a team to win scores of trophies has received the Evening Mail’s Bouquet of the Week for her endless enthusiasm for school sport.

FOOD REVIEW: Storrs Hall On The Lake, Windermere

S64568BB.jpgds WHEN I was looking around for places to enjoy an indulgent Sunday lunch in the heart of the Lake District, all signs seemed to point towards Storrs Hall On The Lake.

TRAVEL REVIEW: Greek island Lefkas

EM Travel review - Greek island Lefkas/S64698BB.jpg_003.jpg SHUNNING the bright lights of tacky holiday resorts, ELLEN MANNING discovers her Greek island idyll in Lefkas

South Cumbria women have a ball playing team sport

This Girl Can - netball/50075057B002.jpg_006.jpg NETBALL is the most popular team sport for women in the world, played by more than 156,000 women every week. If you have been inspired by Barrow’s This Girl Can campaign there are a number of ways to get into netball, reports JO DAVIES

Health Matters

EM Ben Merriman BEN MERRIMAN MPharm(Hons) MRPharmS, pharmacist with the local and independent Murray group of pharmacies, talks coeliac disease and the new way of ordering gluten free products if you normally receive these on prescription

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