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Wednesday, 26 November 2014

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South Cumbria nursery children all set for charity Reindeer Run

FATHER Christmas may have Rudolph to help pull his sleigh, but one local charity has managed to recruit more than 100 reindeer to raise funds for a good cause.

Last updated 26 November 2014
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Awards will help South Cumbria students forge bright futures in engineering

50070686B006.jpgds TALENTED engineers of the future have received bursary awards worth hundreds of pounds.

Last updated 26 November 2014
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Barrow pupils put own spin on historic moment of First World War

50070450B000 THE amazing story of how enemy forces shared chocolate and played football during the 1914 Christmas truce has captivated TV audiences in a touching new TV advert.

Last updated 26 November 2014
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Advanced warning of Barrow alarm test

A NEWLY installed internal alarm system at BAE Systems Submarines in Barrow is due to be tested again this week.

Last updated 26 November 2014
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Cold war nuclear crash may have caused Dalton man’s cancer

Petter Lilleby A NUCLEAR accident at the height of the Cold War may have lead to the fatal cancer which claimed the life of one of the clean-up crew, an inquest heard.

Last updated 26 November 2014
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Ulverston faces wait for new recycling service

RESIDENTS tired of lugging their used plastic and cardboard to recycling centres are set to benefit from kerbside collection, but Ulverston will be left waiting months for the new service.

Last updated 26 November 2014
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Ulverston supermarket: Decision could be made this week

AFTER months of arguments, the final decision on controversial plans for a supermarket in Ulverston could be announced by the end of the week.

Last updated 26 November 2014
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Barrow car smash youngster thanks air ambulance crew

Thomas Ashdown A YOUNG driver from Barrow has thanked the rescue crew who flew him to hospital after he suffered suspected back and neck injuries in a racing car smash.

Last updated 26 November 2014
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Barrow apprentice scoops national award

Callum Goulder with bronze medal, UK Skills show A BARROW shipyard worker has brought home a bronze medal after being named one of the UK’s top apprentices during a prestigious competition. (1 comment)

Last updated 26 November 2014
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Signalling problems and staff shortages cause Barrow train disruption

RAIL passengers in Cumbria are facing major delays due to signalling problems and staff shortages. (4 comments)

Last updated 26 November 2014
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Nominate a Christmas Star for a special treat

50070710B000 THE festive season is almost upon us, and today we launch a search to find our Christmas Stars.

Last updated 25 November 2014
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Outrage at theft from disabled man in Barrow

50070776B001 AN outraged mother has spoken of her disgust after a stranger posed as her disabled son’s carer in order to steal less than £10 from him. (5 comments)

Last updated 25 November 2014
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Road closed following crash in Cumbria

EMERGENCY services are dealing with a two-vehicle road traffic collision in Cumbria.

Last updated 25 November 2014
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Barrow woman tried to bite police officer

A BARROW woman, who has been told she will die if she carries on drinking, hit police and tried to bite an officer in her flat.

Last updated 25 November 2014
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Barrow MP pledges commitment to town following marriage breakdown

BARROW and Furness MP John Woodcock has pledged his commitment to the job for as long as he is elected, despite announcing the breakdown of his marriage. (2 comments)

Last updated 25 November 2014
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Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service duo become Barrow Age UK ambassadors

TWO members of Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service have become ambassadors for a scheme which helps keep older Barrow people active.

Last updated 25 November 2014
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£5.2m Ulverston flood defence work to start in 2015

WORK on a new £5.2m flood defence scheme in Ulverston is due to start in the spring next year.

Last updated 25 November 2014
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Stoppage strike in Cumbria among NHS staff

50070765B004 NHS workers staged their second strike in a month amid accusations the government has been lying over NHS pay. (6 comments)

Last updated 25 November 2014
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Cumbria police target potential violent and sexual offenders in new campaign

CUMBRIA police have launched a new hard-hitting campaign today warning potential violent and sexual offenders to ‘Do The Right Thing’ or face the consequences of their actions.

Last updated 25 November 2014
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Hundreds enjoy vintage fair in Barrow

EM Very Vintage Christmas fair 2014/50070745B001.jpg_008.jpg MORE than 1,000 fans of vintage fashion and wares flocked to a grand Furness event this weekend.

Last updated 24 November 2014
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