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Sunday, 25 January 2015

Two men wearing balaclavas rob Barrow takeaway

TWO men wearing balaclavas robbed an Indian takeaway in Barrow last night.

Two climbers suffer serious falls in Lake District

GNAAS TWO climbers were taken to hospital yesterday after suffering serious falls in the Lake District just minutes apart. (2 comments)

Windermere golfer in Walker Cup squad

50052092B005 ADAM Chapman has been named in captain Nigel Edwards’ initial 20-man squad ahead of the Walker Cup against the USA in September.

Barrow Hairy Biker to take on soap star in TV quiz


A FAIR few celebrity families have done battle across the buzzers over the years in a bid to win cash for charity.

South Cumbria foodies could win tickets to fabulous evening


TEN deserving people and their guest will be treated to a fantastic evening of gourmet fare prepared by Michelin-starred chefs at the third annual Lake District Farmers Armstrong Family Charitable Fund celebrity chefs event.
Click here to read more and find out how to enter

Click here to read more about the Lake District Farmers Armstrong Family Charitable Fund

Police probing attack on Cumbria pub doorman release CCTV photo

Griffin assault CCTV photo Police investigating an assault on a pub doorman have released a CCTV photo of two men they want to speak to.

Cumbria woman banned from 45 shops after stealing £1 milkshake

shoplifterban2301 A serial Cumbria shoplifter has been banned from 45 shops for two years.

Barrow named one of the best places to take driving test

S55129BDannyharrison LEARNER drivers could be hitting the road to Furness, with a town being named as one of the best places in Britain to pass your test.
Click here to take our fun traffic sign quiz (2 comments)

BIG DEBATE: Should houses be built on community park land?

S56918BB.jpg_001 ON Monday night, Ulverston Town Council voted to support plans to build eight houses on Ford Park. Should the development be allowed to go ahead? (7 comments)

Barrow family over the moon with surprise litter of pups

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PRESENTS are an expected tradition on Christmas Day but for one family and their dogs, a litter of puppies was a special surprise. (2 comments)

Tributes to Ann Kirkbride, Coronation Street's Deirdre Barlow

Ann Kirkbride TRIBUTES to Coronation Street actress Anne Kirkbride who played Deidre Barlow in the poplar ITV soap have been flooding in. Former Cumbrian school girl and Coronation Street star, Kate Ford paid tribute to her “on screen mummy”.

Memories: When Deirdre Barlow actress Anne Kirkbride visited Barrow

Deirdre Barlow actress Anne Kirkbride inBarrow/Jas Murray Coronation Street actress Anne Kirkbride who died in a Manchester hospital yesterday aged 60 visited Barrow in 1982. This is how the Evening Mail of April 17, reported her visit. (1 comment)

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Surprise wedding for Barrow couple


IN a twist on the reality TV show, it was a case of “don’t tell the bride... and groom” for Barrow newlyweds. (1 comment)

Animal slideshow

Baby animals/Kay Hyland WE'VE got a terrific toucan, cute kittens, precious puppies and other adorable animals here in our slideshow, another reason to #nwembehappy
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Legacy of a ‘visionary’ living on as south Cumbria group receives £1,000

50071820B002 THE first of another series of 12 cheques will help fund activities, outings and support services for those living with multiple sclerosis.
Would you like to apply for your organisation to receive £1,000? Click here to apply

Tourism guide with South Cumbria attractions released

EM Cumbria tourism guide slideshow 200115/abbey-house.JPG A NEW tourism guide for Cumbria is out and it includes a number of attractions across Furness, South Lakes and Millom.
What's your favourite tourist attraction or view in Cumbria? Tweet it with the hashtag #nwembehappy for your chance to win a prize (1 comment)

Cumbria garden festival announces celebrity guest

James Wong A CUMBRIA garden festival which will be marking its 23rd show this year has announced a TV gardening personality will be this year's celebrity guest.

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Together we can all banish winter blues in south Cumbria


IT’S time to ditch the despair and spread some January joy with the Evening Mail’s Be Happy campaign.
What are you doing today to banish the post Christmas blues? Click here to find out how to email us your pictures, tweet them with the hashtag #nwembehappy or send them via Facebook at facebook.com/

Confidence rises as fuel price falls

S56790BB.jpg_001 PETROL prices have been slashed on forecourts in line with a dramatic fall in the price of crude oil. Reporter ALICE KERSHAW looks at the implications
Click here to fill in our fuel survey for your chance to win £50 worth of fuel

Where is cheapest petrol in south Cumbria?

asdaBarrow.jpg AS oil prices continue to fall, the Evening Mail reveals where motorists can find the biggest savings at the pumps. (1 comment)

FOOD REVIEW: The Beech Hill Hotel, Windermere

X48918 THERE was something of the secret agent about me as I stealthily leapt up the stairs from the lakeside car park to check out dining options at our venue of choice.


S57297BB HURTLING down Broadway at a rate of knots, there’s not a soul in sight as I marvel at the New York skyline.

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