IN Barrow’s “dysfunctional” and “dangerous” maternity unit, bosses and midwives conspired to cover up “major” failings - an investigation has found.
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".
A 27-YEAR-OLd man swung his ex-girlfriend around until she fell over and broke her toe.
THE bridge which connects Walney with Barrow will be closed overnight later this month while essential maintenance work is carried out.
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
A PIONEERING software company has announced two major developments that are set to reaffirm its role as an industry leader.
A MASSIVE lamb born treble the normal weight bucked the trend by surviving a backwards birth.
Police in south Cumbria are investigating a burglary that occurred at a property in the Mansergh area near Kearstwick.
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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THE latest research from the National Farmers’ Union suggests less than 50 per cent of food will be grown, reared or produced on UK soil in 25 years time. The decline will mean we will no longer be self sufficient as a nation – with the majority of our food being imported in from other countries. We ask should more be done to support British farming?
MOVE over Wigan – Barrow has been hailed as the new Pie Capital of Britain.
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.
Cumbria Police have been called to assist a driver after his black Honda Civic lost its wheel and blocked the A592
GYMNASTICS is booming in Millom, with more than 100 youngsters displaying their acrobatics and aerobic skills every week.
“I JIGGLE, therefore I am!” – it’s not looking the part but taking part that counts and women across Furness are celebrating that fact with the This Girl Can campaign. Over the coming weeks we will be showing real women exercising – and having a ball in the process, reports JO DAVIES
SOUTH Cumbria’s first major food event of the year arrives next weekend, with two celebrity chefs set to dazzle the crowds.
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