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Sunday, 21 December 2014

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Cumbria firefighters say they feel “betrayed” by government

CUMBRIA’S firefighters say they feel “betrayed” by a government “who applaud us in one moment and destroy our pensions in the next.”

Last updated 16 December 2014
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‘Disgust at accused must not influence verdict’ - Barrow child sex charges trial jury told

A HUSBAND accused of plotting with his wife to sexually abuse children lives in “a highly sexualised word” where “nothing is ruled out”, a court heard.

Last updated 16 December 2014
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National nursing shortage is ‘risk to patients’ in Cumbria

UNFILLED nursing vacancies are putting patients at risk and must be tackled, union bosses have warned. (2 comments)

Last updated 16 December 2014
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Fresh fears amid Cumbria roll-out of new Universal Credit system

THE first stage of the Cumbrian roll-out of the government’s new welfare system has brought with it fresh uncertainty. (5 comments)

Last updated 16 December 2014
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Two family tragedies triggered Barrow woman into drug abuse

A 34-YEAR-OLD mum-of-four who slipped back into drug abuse after the death of her dad and gran ended up dealing heroin, a court heard

Last updated 16 December 2014
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South Cumbria home support carers paid four days late

ELDERLY and vulnerable adults faced uncertainty after carers who provide home support weren’t paid.

Last updated 15 December 2014
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Barrow dog killer jailed

0509448 A BARROW dog owner whose pet was found in a mummified state after it was abandoned by its owner and left to starve to death in a dark, coffin-sized space has been jailed for four months. (16 comments)

Last updated 15 December 2014
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Unfilled nursing vacancies in Cumbria putting patients at risk, union claims

UNFILLED nursing vacancies are putting patients at risk and must be tackled across Cumbria, union bosses claim.

Last updated 15 December 2014
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Barrow Police: “No concerns” after investigation into school stranger incident

BARROW Police have moved to reassure the public after investigating an incident in which school children were approached by an unknown male. (4 comments)

Last updated 13 December 2014
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Warning after male approaches three children outside Barrow junior school

BARROW schools have sent a warning text message to parents after a stranger approached three boys this morning.

Last updated 12 December 2014
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Reports of rapes in Cumbria soaring due to the ‘Savile effect’

REPORTS of rape in the county are still soaring due to the Jimmy Savile case and the “Operation Yewtree” effect – according to police. (2 comments)

Last updated 12 December 2014
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Parking fears scupper Barrow takeaway application

A MOVE to turn a bakery into a takeaway which residents said would “wreck” their neighbourhood has been rejected. (6 comments)

Last updated 12 December 2014
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‘Circle of deceit’ created in Barrow child sex charges case

THREE defendants accused of plotting to sexually abuse children created a “circle of deceit” in the months leading up to their arrest, a court heard.

Last updated 12 December 2014
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Barrow teachers’ emotional journey to deliver hope to deprived Romanian children

S54888BB TWO Barrow teachers have spoken of their “mind-blowing” experiences in Romania after hand-delivering gift-filled shoeboxes to hundreds of children living in poverty. (3 comments)

Last updated 12 December 2014
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Ulverston man faces jail over campaign of harassment

A NUISANCE neighbour who denied causing any problems dramatically changed his plea after hearing the overwhelming evidence against him.

Last updated 12 December 2014
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Barrow born chef wows MasterChef judges to earn place in final

S54898BB.jpg_003 A LOCAL chef impressed judges with his culinary skills and won a spot in the final of the UK’s biggest TV cooking contest last night. (1 comment)

Last updated 12 December 2014
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Barrow firefighters hope strikes will end after government finally agrees to pension debate

BARROW firefighters are hoping to head to London after the government finally agreed to debate controversial pensions and working arrangements.

Last updated 12 December 2014
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Barrow road reopens after accident

A MAN has sustained a leg injury after a road traffic accident in Barrow.

Last updated 12 December 2014
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Health bosses probe Barrow Tesco bust-up

S70316B fr AN investigation has been launched by a hospital trust into claims one of its doctors was involved in a Barrow supermarket altercation with a bereaved father.

Last updated 11 December 2014
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Barrow beauty queen will plunge into freezing waters in fundraising bid

50071427B002 IT’S not how most of us would choose to spend New Year’s Eve. While the majority of people will be going out for a roast dinner with the family or celebratory drinks with friends, a Barrow beauty queen will be throwing herself into the sea – all in the name of charity.

Last updated 11 December 2014
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