Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has released a formal statement regarding the failings that took place at Furness General Hospital.
TWO dirty and starving Ulverston children found living in squalor “looked like street urchins from Oliver Twist,” a court heard.
A Cumbrian man has been charged with the murder of his wife.
THERE was no problem finding Wally in a roomful of storybook characters.
A CAR smashed into a wall after a collision in Barrow town centre. (1 comment)
KIND-HEARTED Barrow community champions, local heroes and selfless volunteers will take centre stage tomorrow night when one of the finest awards nights rolls into town.
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THE town remains the undisputed pie capital of Britain after Chris Evans endorsed specialty pies made in Barrow on his BBC Radio 2 Breakfast Show.
THE isolation of Furness General Hospital could have contributed to a disastrous “drift” away from good clinical practice – according to a damning investigation. (3 comments)
GYMNASTS from Yarlside and Lindal and Marton schools tumbled and stretched their way to success at the Cumbria School Games.
SOME of Britain’s finest fighting talent was in town last Friday – but charity was the biggest winner at Davy Trengove’s big boxing bash.
ANTHONY ‘Million Dollar’ Crolla unexpectedly found himself spending a few quid in one of Barrow’s popular Friday night watering holes.