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Saturday, 12 July 2014

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The writing’s on the wall at Millom graffiti workshop

50036938B003 GRAFFITI artist Banksy provided the inspiration for young artists at a workshop.

Michelle Stephenson School of Dance show in Ulverston

EM Michelle Stephenson School of Dance Show, Born to Dance 2012/E83747.jpg_005.jpg HUNDREDS of children showed they were born to dance when they took to the stage in Ulverston.

Newbarns Primary School presents Oliver

EM Oliver at Newbarns Primary School/50036379B000.jpg YEAR six pupils from Newbarns Primary School took centre stage for an end of term production of Oliver.

Haverigg football competition success for juniors

EM Haverigg Junior Football gala/50036784B000.jpg_001.jpg HUNDREDS of young football players descended on Haverigg United’s Wilson Park ground for a feast of football.

St Mary’s Sunflower Ball at Cartmel Racecourse

EM St Mary A CHARITY has topped a £1m milestone.

Cumbria Steam Gathering

EM Cumbria Steam gathering 2012/50036730B000.jpg_007.jpg VINTAGE steam and motor vehicles drew the crowds at a popular festival.

Michelle Stephenson School of Dance show in Ulverston

EM Michelle Stephenson School of Dance Show, Born to Dance 2012/E83747.jpg_005.jpg HUNDREDS of children showed they were born to dance when they took to the stage in Ulverston.

TV crew visits Coniston copper mines

EM TV CONISTON’S historic copper mines are set to feature in an episode of a popular Channel 4 programme early next year.

Barrow pupils take chance to try sports at summer school

EM Furness Academy Summer sports school/50036663B000.jpg YOUNGSTERS took part in a host of sporting activities at Furness Academy.

Ambleside Sports festival

EM Ambleside Sports 2012/50036708B000.jpg A TRADITIONAL sports festival captured the spirit of the Olympics.

Ulverston aquathlon

EM Lakes Leisure aquathlon/50036395B000.jpg_001.jpg SCHOOLCHILDREN have taken some Olympic inspiration and participated in an aquathlon at Lakes Leisure in Ulverston.

‘Brilliant’ Barrow RNLI gala praised

EM RNLI gala 2012/50036502B000.jpg THE sun came out as the RNLI held its annual gala at Roa Island.

New pirate ship and garden for Sacred Heart School, Barrow

EM Sacred Heart - new Pirate ship and garden/50036351B000.jpg_003.jpg SACRED Heart Catholic Primary School in Barrow has a new playground pirate ship and garden.

Cartmel Races

EM Cartmel races 2012/50036483B000.jpg_012.jpg CARTMEL Races entered new territory as crowds flocked to the first-ever Saturday meet outside a Bank Holiday weekend.

Olympic sports day at Happy Tots Nursery, Barrow

EM Happy Tots sports day 2012/50036327B000.jpg YOUNGSTERS at Happy Tots Day Nursery put in a gold medal-worthy performance when they took part in an Olympic-themed sports day.

Barrow's Cast youth theatre group presents High School Musical

EM High School Musical at Forum, Barrow dress rehearsal/50036253B000.jpg_008.jpg A BARROW theatre group took to the stage to put their own mark on a hit Disney Channel movie.

Dowdales fashion show

EM Dowdales fashion show/50036056B000.jpg_004.jpg THE talents of Dowdales' design and technology students took centre stage when their year's work was showcased at a special event.

Langdale Gala

EM Langdale Gala 2012/50035643B000.jpg A NEW committee has re-energised the Langdale Gala after the economic downturn cast a pall over its future.

Cartmel Priory school hosts ‘Olympics’

EM Peninsula Olympics/50035796B000.jpg THERE was running, jumping and cheering as hundreds of schoolchildren went for gold in their very own version of the Olympics.

Cartmel Race for Life

EM Race For Life 2012/50035574B000.jpg CARTMEL Racecourse was transformed into a sea of pink shirts as hundreds of women joined the fight against cancer on Sunday.

Thwaites “Mini Olympics”

EM Thwaites Mini Olympics/50035647B000.jpg_002.jpg WELLIE whanging and the slow bike race are not your average Olympic events.

Walney Carnival

EM Walney Carnival 2012/50035570B000.jpg_001.jpg SUPER cute dancing tots in sparkly costumes and roller skating sportswomen helped to get an island in the party spirit.

Barrow Carnival

EM Barrow Carnival 2012/50035560B000.jpg_001.jpg HUNDREDS of people lined the streets to watch the Barrow carnival parade on Saturday.

Barrow motorcycle ride raises prostate awareness

EM Great Willy Run 2012/50035577B000.jpg A GROUP of local motorcycle enthusiasts braved the wet weather to raise money and awareness about a condition that will affect one-in-nine men.

170 tackle Windermere Triathlon

EM Windermere Triathlon 2012/50035588B000.jpg ENJOYMENT and endurance, but not necessarily in that order, were on the agenda as the tough got going in the Windermere Triathlon.

Barrow, Dalton & Kirkby schools win at Cumbria school games

EM Cumbria school CHANTS of “Furness, Furness” broke out around the Sheepmount Stadium in Carlisle.

Ulverston Victoria High School Prizegiving 2012

EM UVHS Prize Giving Evening 2012/50035115B000.jpg Full list of winners from this year's prize giving (1 comment)

Ulverston Open Gardens

EM Ulverston open gardens/50035303B000.jpg PROUD Ulverston residents showed off their gardens to the public at the weekend.

Dreamnight proves to be a big hit with Dalton zoo visitors

EM Dreamnight at South Lakes Wild Animal Park 2012/50034241F002.jpg_001.jpg YOUNGSTERS from across the North West had the chance to get close to some exotic creatures as part of a special night.

Les Commandos Percu spectacle of drums and fireworks at Windermere

EM Les Commandos Percu - On the night shift/50035211B024.jpg THE stunning scenery of the Lake District provided the perfect backdrop for a spectacular display of drumming, dance and fireworks.

Euro misery for England - slideshow from Dalton pub The Golden Ball Inn

EM England V italy at The Golden Ball, Dalton/DSC_0483-001.jpg FOOTBALL fans in Furness were put through an emotional rollercoaster last night as England yet again crashed out of a major tournament on penalties.

Walney kids hold own Olympic torch relay after missing official visit

EM Walney school Olympic relay/50035337B000.jpg PUPILS from Walney have been taking part in their own Olympic torch relay celebrations after missing out on seeing the real thing.

Millom Carnival

EM Millom carnival 2012/50035640B000 THEY say absence makes the heart grow fonder – and on Saturday the Millom community showed just how much it had missed its annual summer carnival. (7 comments)

Windermere's Great North Swim makes a splash

EM Great north swim 2012/50035274B000.jpg_003.jpg ADVERSE weather conditions meant the British Gas Great North Swim in Windermere had to be scaled back to one day – but that didn’t stop more than 5,000 people from taking part yesterday. (1 comment)

Miniature Barrow heroes take a toddle to help Barnardo’s

EM Toddle Waddle, Hollingarth Nursery 2012/50035176B000.jpg NURSERY children from Hollingarth Day Nursery took part in the sponsored Barnardo’s Big Toddle fundraising event.

Little Barrow heroes take on charity toddle

EM Hero Big toddle at Quarry Brow nursery, Barrow/50034896B000.jpg SUPERHERO themed fancy dress outfits were all the rage when children from Quarry Brow Day Nursery took part in the Barnardo’s Big Toddle.

Proms 2012

EM Proms 2012 - Cartmel/50035981B038 Slideshow of pictures from Furness Academy, Millom School, Ulverston Victoria high School, John Ruskin School, Walney School, Dowdales School, Chetwynde, St Bernard's RC School, The Lakes School and Cartmel School proms.
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Barrow, Dalton, Ulverston, Walney, Askam, Coniston, Kirkby, Urswick, Lowick Jubilee slideshow

EM Jubilee slideshow/50034813B005

PHOTOS from Jubilee celebrations across Furness, South Copeland and the South Lakes.

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Holker Garden Festival 2012

EM Holker 2012/50031763B001.jpg OMINOUS weather conditions did not prevent gardening enthusiasts from flocking to a South Cumbrian show. GARETH JONES reports on the Holker Garden Festival

Barrow students showing talent on the catwalk

EM Barrow Sixth Form College Foundation Art and Design Fashion Show 2012/50034906B019.jpg BARROW Sixth Form students gave London, Paris and Milan a run for their money when they staged their own fashion show.

Ulverston Shetland Pony and Panto Horse Racing Festival

EM Shetland Pony Grand National and Panto Horse Racing competition 2012/50034079B000.jpg_003.jpg FAMILIES enjoyed the annual Shetland Pony and Panto Horse Racing Festival in the baking hot Ulverston sun.

Kidfest Anti-Bullying concert at The Crofters, Barrow

EM Kidfest Anti-Bullying concert at The Crofters, Barrow/50034500B000.jpg_001.jpg BEATING bullying was the key theme during a special concert for youngsters and their families.

Furness Model Boat Club's Regatta

EM Furness Model Boat Club BARROW is rightly famed for its ship building industry – and is also home to a scaled-down version of the trade.

Bass Open at Barrow Golf Club

EM Bass Open at Barrow Golf Club 2012/50034065B005.jpg FURNESS pair Chris Ottley and Liam McNulty produced some superb golf to claim victory in the Bass Open at a sun-drenched Barrow Golf Club.

Brathay Windermere Marathon

EM Brathay Windermere Marathon 2012/50033805B012.jpg REGULARS at the Stan Laurel Inn were raising a glass to the landlord on Sunday night.

Keswick to Barrow

EM Keswick to Barrow walk 2012/50033485B000 THOUSANDS of walkers and runners tackled the gruelling 40-mile Keswick to Barrow and 23-mile Coniston to Barrow events on Saturday to raise what is expected to be a record amount of money, writes NATALIE CHAPPLES (2 comments)

Hundreds see Millom KiteFest flying high

EM The 2012 Western Lake District Kite Fest at Millom THOUSANDS of people turned out to marvel as magnificent 100-feet kites filled the sky.

It’s happy hour again when Paul Heaton appears in Ulverston

EM Paul Heaton performing at The Old Farmouse, Ulverston/50033657B006.jpg REVIEW: Paul Heaton, Old Farmhouse, Ulverston, Wednesday May 17

Ulverston’s St George’s Day festival is a feast of fun

EM St George A KNIGHT, a dragon, a horse and an evil estate agent all played their part in a celebration of England’s patron saint. (7 comments)

Sport Relief 2012

EM Sport relief mile 2012 - Allithwaite Church of England Primary School/50031460B000.jpg People across South Cumbria took up the challenge to raise cash for good causes in the UK and abroad.
Click here to view the slideshow and find out how to send us your Sport Relief pictures

Hundreds celebrate life of Barrow teen killed in accident

EM Joe Took tribute night at the Nines is Barrow/50032086B000.jpg HUNDREDS of family and friends of a teenager killed in a motorbike accident held a party in his memory.

Prime Minister David Cameron visits Ulverston

EM David Cameron visits Glaxo/50031417B002.jpg_002.jpg The Prime Minister hailed Furness workers during a visit to GlaxoSmithKline.
Click here to view the slideshow (18 comments)

Sport fundraiser is child’s play for Barrow tots

EM Happy Tots Sport Relief 2012/50031316B000.jpg_002.jpg TODDLERS have been raising money ahead of a national fundraising event this weekend.

Love Barrow Awards 2012

EM Love Barrow 2012 Community Awards/50030862B000.jpg THE Love Barrow Community Awards 2012 gave the feel good factor as the borough’s most inspirational individuals and groups were recognised. DAVID PICKTHALL reports (1 comment)

Arrival of spring is captured in pictures by Furness Photogs Flickr group

S72700B WHILE spring may not officially start until tomorrow, the Evening Mail's Flickr group members have been out and about capturing signs of the new season.

T.Rex hit Barrow stage as locals shine

EM T-Rex charity night/50030048B000.jpg_007.jpg LOCAL stars got the chance to join a group of rock legends live on stage.

Furness gymnasts spring into action - picture special

EM Furness Gymnastics Club - Cumbria County Two Piece Novice competition/50029865B000.jpg YOUNG Furness gymnasts acquitted themselves well at the Cumbria county two-piece novice competition.

Barrow troupe to step up a gear

EM Steps Incorporated Dance School dress rehearsal 2012/50028489B000.jpg_002.jpg A DANCE troupe is set to dazzle audiences with glittering sets, colourful costumes and entertaining routines. (1 comment)

Furness Charity Challenge 2012

EM FBS Charity Challenge 2012/S68815B.jpg AN ORCHESTRA of ukuleles, a team of flying gymnasts and a host of accomplished singers were among the variety of acts to shine in the final of a charity talent contest.

France takes over Ulverston school hall

EM UVHS French day 2011/50027975B000.jpg STUDENTS of a South Lakes school embraced the European way of life and celebrated the end of term with a day in a French town. (1 comment)

Christmas party time for Haverigg’s children

EM Haverigg Cricket Club Xmas Party 2011/50028059B000.jpg SCORES of children got into the Christmas spirit with a community’s annual children’s party.

Evening Mail Christmas Carol Service 2011

EM Evening Mail Christmas Carol Service/50027806B005.jpg MUSIC and drama made for a special night at the Evening Mail Christmas Carol Service.

Little Angels 2011

EM Little Angels 2011/Askam Village Foundation School Click the headline to see a slideshow of youngsters from across South Cumbria taking part in festive productions.

Design a Christmas card competition

S65030B THE winner of the North-West Evening Mail Christmas Card competition has seen her design roll off the press.

Festival serves up some tasty treats

EM Taste of Cumbria Christmas Festival/50027351B000.jpg ON the first weekend of December, a historic castle, celebrity chefs and some of the finest food and drink in Cumbria got visitors in the mood for Christmas. NATALIE CHAPPLES reports from the first Taste Cumbria Christmas Festival

Thousands enjoy firework displays

EM Bonfire night 2011 - Hawcoat Park/50026310B000.jpg_003.jpg SOUTH Cumbria’s night sky was illuminated with a myriad of colours as communities celebrated Guy Fawkes Day. (2 comments)

Ulverston Dickensian Festival

S64861B BLUSTERY winds and pouring rain failed to dampen the spirits of the die-hard Dickensian Festival fans. (26 comments)

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