THERE has always been plenty of praise for daring pilots and flight crews who carried out bombing raids during the Second World War – but ground crews are often overlooked.
IT is hard to travel anywhere without using bridges to cross railway lines, rivers and even canals.
PANTO fun is a traditional antidote to the dark, dreary days of winter.
ART and industry might seem strange bedfellows but there have been strong county links going back more than a century.
HOW opinions about the Lake District changed more than 100 years ago is the subject of a series of talks by experts.
AMONG former pupils who took the chance to have a look round St James Junior School, Barrow, before the youngsters move to a new building in February, was Derek Walmsley.
WHEN twin brothers Noel and Christopher Chavasse went off to the First World War, one was armed with a medical bag and the other with a Bible.
EVERY winter has days when the weather does its worst but few could match 1940.
FIFTY years ago the legal steps were being put in place for what has been the biggest single change to the look of Barrow town centre.
GETTING from Furness and Millom to the outside world was a long and potentially dangerous task in the 18th century.
ONCE Millom’s patriotic fervour had passed when its territorial soldiers marched off to war in August 1914 it was time to knuckle down to a long struggle.
SHOPPERS have been heading to Dalton in search of bargains for the best part of 800 years.
MORE images of people and places are captured today than at any point in history, thanks to mobile phones, satellites and CCTV.
NEARLY 200 years ago – long before industry brought new people to Furness – the name Kirkby-Ireleth was enough to describe the wide area from modern Askam to Grizebeck.
BULLETS, shells, gas and illness accounted for most of the army deaths in the First World War but chance also played a cruel part.
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