CUMBRIA motorist traveling to and from Barrow will face delays later this month as two sections of the A590 are scheduled to be closed overnight.
THE cost of decommissioning and cleaning up the nuclear site at Sellafield has increased by £5 billion to £53 billion, a new report has revealed.
A CUMBRIA man has been charged in in connection with the death of a baby.
A FREEZE in council tax was approved last night as rival politicians argued over the merits of a local authority’s budget for the coming year.
GET red-y for an action-packed series of events planned for Comic Relief 2015 in South Cumbria.
IN Barrow’s “dysfunctional” and “dangerous” maternity unit, bosses and midwives conspired to cover up “major” failings - an investigation has found. (11 comments)
- Barrow hospital boss unaware of scale of failings (3 comments)
- Trust issues unreserved apology to FGH families (1 comment)
- The introduction to Kirkup's Morecambe Bay Investigation in full (2 comments)
A DALTON father who fought a long campaign to discover the truth about why his newborn son died following treatment at Furness General said today he felt "deeply sad, angry and vindicated all at the same time".
HEALTH secretary Jeremy Hunt has apologised on behalf of the government and the NHS following failings at Barrow’s maternity unit.
BARROW AFC duo Ted Cribley and Liam Willis are set to extend their loan deals away from Holker Street.
- Top boxers add punch to Barrow charity night: with picture gallery
- Leaders Barrow AFC remain three points clear of Fylde (2 comments)
- Ulverston on brink of league title: with picture gallery
- Boxer Crolla's Barrow pub adventure
- Skipper set for Barrow Raiders return (1 comment)
- Barrow land Sri Lankan Test batsman
ANIMAL charities joined forces yesterday to help tackle the deadly parvo outbreak by providing a free health check day. (12 comments)
A MASSIVE lamb born treble the normal weight bucked the trend by surviving a backwards birth.
A TRAINING consultant has spoken out against accusations that small businesses do not do enough to provide apprenticeship opportunities for young people in south Cumbria (1 comment)
A PIONEERING software company has announced two major developments that are set to reaffirm its role as an industry leader.
ENTRIES for this year’s fun and fabulous Pet Stop Top Pet competition, this year sponsored by Alexander Vet Centre, in Hartington Street, Barrow, are pawing in already after just one week.
All you have to do to enter is send in your favourite picture or video along with the name, breed and age of your pet to firstname.lastname@example.org
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A CHARITY which supports deaf people will put on new sessions – thanks to the latest £1,000 donation from a trust set up in memory of a popular businessman.
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SKILLSFEST 2015 takes place at The Forum in Barrow this Saturday, from 11am to 2.30pm. Key Furness businesses and learning providers will be on hand to give face-to-face advice and information, and to demonstrate the types of careers available locally. Today we ask about the importance of businesses and organisations to promote key employability skills to young people
BOTH Cleo and kitten Nigel are extremely lucky to be alive at all, yet alone being in their current state of extremely healthy and thriving.
THIS is the lovely face of Staffordshire bull terrier Pepsi who has been in the care of the RSPCA for more than nine months.