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Saturday, 30 August 2014

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Bid to block Lake District parking meter plans fails

A BID to block controversial parking charges in the Lake District has failed.

Last updated 18 August 2014
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Still time to have say on Furness Line services

PASSENGERS still have a chance to have their say on the future of the Furness Line ahead of new rail franchises being awarded in 2016.

Last updated 18 August 2014
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Customers lambast ‘shocking’ Furness Line operator

50044878B003.jpg ONE of the suggestions made ahead of re-franchising in 2016 is a “re-mapping” of the rail network which would see the Furness Line pass from shared control to become the sole responsibility of Northern Rail.

Last updated 18 August 2014
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Report demands drastic overhaul to make Furness Line trains ‘fit for purpose’

50044878B003 A MAJOR report is calling for immediate action to put right ‘failings’ on the Furness railway line. Reporter JOEL JACKSON investigates (7 comments)

Last updated 18 August 2014
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Evening Mail readers strike lucky with cash bonanzas

50066662B000 FIVE lucky Evening Mail readers won a range of prizes that helped them out with daily costs.

Last updated 18 August 2014
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New burial planned as dead whale rises from grave on Barrow beach

50066835B001 NO, you’re not seeing things – Barrow’s biggest beached whale for a number of years has risen from its grave. (11 comments)

Last updated 18 August 2014
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Rescuers spend five hours searching for stranded Cumbria walkers who had headed home

A MOUNTAIN rescue team spent more than five hours searching for three walkers who called out emergency services then headed home without telling anyone. (2 comments)

Last updated 18 August 2014
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Island hop for live acts at beer and music fest

reytryeyer UP to 18 live acts make their way over to Walney Island later this month for a three-day music and beer festival.

Last updated 18 August 2014
Published by http://www.cumbrialive.co.uk

Adventure park nets rave reviews

5e5eyye5 THE newest Lake District attraction has been pulling in the crowds since opening last month.

Last updated 18 August 2014
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Tributes to ‘gentleman’ councillor who cared for Cumbria

50066838B003 HUNDREDS of mourners gathered to pay their last respects to a popular Cumbria community figurehead.

Last updated 17 August 2014
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Oil leaks into sea after ship hits wind turbine off Barrow coast

UP to 10 tonnes of oil poured into the Irish Sea after a ship crashed into a wind turbine.

Last updated 17 August 2014
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Award for Barrow man who rebuilt his life after attack

AN inspirational man from Barrow, who has defied the odds to rebuild his life after a horrific attack, has received a prestigious award.

Last updated 17 August 2014
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Barrow man grew cannabis in attic

A MAN caught growing cannabis in his attic after stealing two bags from gym-goers has been jailed for eight months.

Last updated 17 August 2014
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Efforts step up in campaign to help Barrow food bank

GENEROUS individuals, businesses and groups have backed the Evening Mail’s drive to raise enough money to pay for a tonne of food for Barrow Foodbank.

Last updated 17 August 2014
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Attempted burglary investigation in Barrow

POLICE are appealing for help following an attempted burglary in Barrow.

Last updated 17 August 2014
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Family pay tribute to father found on Cumbria fell

THE family of a man whose body was found in the Lake District almost four years after he went missing have spoken of their sadness and sense of closure.

Last updated 15 August 2014
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Poor diet can have permanent effects - Cumbria health chief

WHEN families can’t afford nutritional foods, it can have a damaging impact on health, mood and development.

Last updated 15 August 2014
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Bid to buy a tonne of tins for Barrow food bank

50062107B008 THE Evening Mail is running a four-week campaign to raise enough money to pay for a tonne of food for the Barrow Foodbank. (4 comments)

Last updated 15 August 2014
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Barrow MP hopes the death of Robin Williams will lead to greater sympathy for people with depression

P18767 THE death of one of the world’s most high-profile stars could bring about an important change in public perceptions of people with mental illnesses. That is the hope of Barrow and Furness MP, John Woodcock, who in December last year revealed details of his own battles with depression. (5 comments)

Last updated 15 August 2014
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South Cumbria students received their A-Level results

EM A-Level results 2014 - Barrow Sixth Form/amc S44943BB.jpg_010.jpg YESTERDAY the nervous wait came to an end as relieved South Cumbria students got their hands on their all-important A-Level results.

Last updated 15 August 2014
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