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Friday, 06 March 2015

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Cumbria's best restaurant and chef revealed

Cumbria Life Food & Drink Award winners Ambleside’s Old Stamp House was given the Best Restaurant Award at last night’s Cumbria Life Food & Drink Awards, whilst Masterchef finalist Darren Comish took the Best Chef title.

Jeremy Hunt's latest statement on the Morecambe Bay Investigation

P64091 Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has released a formal statement regarding the failings that took place at Furness General Hospital.

Colourful characters mark World Book Day in South Cumbria

50074317B001.jpg_001 THERE was no problem finding Wally in a roomful of storybook characters.

Comic Relief in South Cumbria

50045790B001.jpg GET red-y for an action-packed series of events planned for Comic Relief 2015.
• The Evening Mail hopes to cover as many events as possible on Red Nose Day, so if you’re planning to do something funny for money, phone 01229 840230 or email jo-anne.davies@nwemail.co.uk


Cumbria motorists to face delays as A590 set for overnight closures

Dalton roadworks 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. (3 comments)

Barrow community heroes to follow in footsteps of 2014 winners


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.
Click here to see this year's nominees

Chris Evans says Barrow pies are the best


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.

Isolation of Barrow hospital singled out as key to ‘drift’ from good practice

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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)

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Top boxers add punch to Barrow charity night: with picture gallery

50074128B000 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.

Boxer Crolla's Barrow pub adventure

50074128B005 ANTHONY ‘Million Dollar’ Crolla unexpectedly found himself spending a few quid in one of Barrow’s popular Friday night watering holes.

Top Pet 2015

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 pets@nwemail.co.uk

Click here for more information

Trust donation will allow Barrow deaf charity to stage new sessions

EM Lake District Farmers Armstrong family charitable fund logo 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.
Would you like to apply for your organisation to receive £1,000? Click here to apply

BIG DEBATE: Would BID be worth the cost?

0272561 BUSINESSES in Ulverston have received ballot papers ahead of a referendum over the creation of a new Business Improvement District. Should businesses vote “yes” to the BID and pay 1.25 per cent extra to fund improvement projects?

Young mother and baby lucky to be alive

S60828BB 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.

Affectionate Staffie Pepsi deserves her own forever home

S60831BB THIS is the lovely face of Staffordshire bull terrier Pepsi who has been in the care of the RSPCA for more than nine months.

These girls can...take on roller derby

50074035B000 AS women across the borough demonstrate they can enjoy exercise through the Barrow This Girl Can campaign, this week the roller derby girls share their love for their chosen sport, reports JO DAVIES

Eye Health

S79497B IF you’re seeing wiggly lines or spots in your vision from time to time, then it’s likely you are experiencing floaters.

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Tears as dedicated Barrow tutor receives Evening Mail Bouquet of the Week

50073179B001 A DEDICATED Barrow tutor who always puts her students first burst into tears when she received the Evening Mail’s Bouquet of the Week.

WEDDING ALBUM: Claire Slater and John Bunting

EM Wedding album - Claire Slater and John Bunting/S60258BB.jpg CLAIRE SLATER, 41, originally from the West Midlands, and John Bunting, 49, originally from Norfolk, but both now living in Ulverston, married at Clarence House Country Hotel, Dalton

FOOD REVIEW: Dolly Blue Bar and Grill, Whitewater Hotel, Backbarrow

S60809BB THERE are certain firsts in life which you never forget. Your first kiss. The first time your dad took you to a football match. The first birth of your first child.

TRAVEL REVIEW: Sweden, Norway and Denmark food tour

S60763BB HOME to some of the world’s most innovative restaurants, the Nordic regions are a foodie’s heaven. KAREN BOWERMAN picks her perfect dishes on a whistle-stop tour through Sweden, Norway and Denmark

Pet pictures

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Send us your pet pictures and we will include them in this online gallery.
Click here to find out how

Please note that images submitted to this gallery WILL NOT be entered into our Top Pet competition.

To enter email your favourite picture or video along with the name, breed and age of your pet to pets@nwemail.co.uk

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