WHEN KING EDWARD I gave the royal seal of approval to its charter, he can scarcely have imagined that, seven centuries on, Ulverston would still be a thriving market town.
TRADERS HAVE hailed “boom time” in Ulverston as new figures reveal the market town has the lowest number of empty shops since pre-recession levels.
Many people appreciate the sentimental value of a family heirloom, but the Hickson family have a very unusual keepsake - a dahlia.
SYRIAN refugees could bypass the normal procedure for getting people into social housing, as part of Furness' commitment to help vulnerable families fleeing the war-torn country.
THE front passenger window of a car has been smashed in Barrow.
THE A590 at Meathop has reopened following a crash involving three vehicles.
BARROW MP John Woodcock has joined forces with a shipyard lobby group to clarify the position on Trident renewal in the wake of what they describe as “red herrings” being peddled by the Scottish Nationalist Party.
A CALL by the Scottish National Party to scrap the Trident nuclear deterrent has been defeated by a huge margin in the House of Commons.
MEMBERS of the public scrutinised plans to close a fire station as a campaign to keep it open continues to build momentum.