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Saturday, 19 April 2014

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Lawyers to demand tougher sentence for Millom double axe killer


PROSECUTORS are planning to launch a bid to increase the sentence of a Millom killer who axed his mother and sister to death.

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Cumbria church rings the changes as 594 -year-old bell comes home

50058273B001.jpg THE oldest ringing bell in England has been restored and re-installed in a Cumbria church as part of a £28,000 project.

Barrow entertainer demonstrates skills during one-man concert

50062064B002 A GIFTED young actor, singer and musician displayed his talents with a one-man charity concert in Barrow.

Education chiefs under fire

A CUMBRIAN governor and leading light in education has criticised the Department for Education for trying to “force” schools in the county into becoming academies or joining academy trusts. PROFESSOR COLIN RICHARDS, chairman of governors of Millom School and national leader of governance, accuses the government of “shotgun tactics”, “blackmail” and “bribes”

£1,000 boost to help charity supporting vulnerable Cumbria people

EM Lake District Farmers Armstrong family charitable fund logo A CHARITY received a cheque for £1,000 last week for the great work it does.
Would you like to apply for your organisation to receive £1,000 from the Lake District Farmers Armstrong Family Charitable Fund? Click here to apply

Which stores do you want to come to South Cumbria?

Click on the headline above to let us know which stores you would like to come to South Cumbria in our reader survey.

Easter holiday events

EM Easter chicks School's out! Click on the headline above to see a list of all the great stuff that's on around Cumbria in the Easter hols.

Prettiest pets from Barrow Ulverston Millom and across south Cumbria battle it out for prizes

EM Top pet 2014 - Cats/C2_Ripley

Click on the headline above to see a slideshow of all the entries in this year's Top Pet competition or click on the links below to view them by category and find out how to cast your vote.

Barrow fight night proves to be a knockout as boxing fans strike it rich

EM Big night out Abbey House comedy night/50061587B001.jpg GENEROUS boxing fans provided a knockout blow for charity by raising more than £4,000 at a sell-out Barrow fight night.

Comedians go extra smile in Barrow for great cause

EM Big night out Abbey House comedy night/50061587B001.jpg_011.jpg LAUGHTER filled the air as top regional comedians took to the stage in Barrow for a charity comedy night.

Cumbria dog fouling map

EM Dog fouling symbol The Evening Mail has compiled a map of dog fouling hot spots from locations suggested to us by readers.
Click here to view the map and let us know which areas/streets we should include (59 comments)

Pothole watch

0520999 Have you noticed any potholes in the area? The Evening Mail is collecting together pothole pictures for the paper and a list of locations to warn drivers.
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Win £50 for a photograph of an otter in Ulverston canal

We at the Evening Mail have so far been bested by otters. It is not easy to admit that a team of qualified photographers and journalists have been defeated by small and furry water-dwelling mammals, but it is the truth.

Click here to find out how you could win £50 if you can get a clear picture of the Otters in Ulverston

Pet pictures

EM Pet pics - Roy Stephens

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