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A SPLASH of colour was injected into an otherwise gloomy day as a fun run with a difference was held in the grounds of Muncaster Castle.
THOUSANDS of visitors transformed a quiet corner of Furness into the agricultural equivalent of the Glastonbury Festival.
YOUNGSTERS enjoyed the summer sun – for now – with a family fun day at Sandscale Haws.
THOUSANDS of visitors breathed in the familiar smell of diesel, oil and hot dogs as the Cumbria Steam Gathering roared into town once again this weekend.
MINI graduates donned caps and gowns for a celebration event to mark their time at a Barrow nursery.
PUNTERS sizzled in the summer sunshine as Cartmel racecourse ended its July meeting in style.
GREASE is the word for the cast of a Barrow school production which is performing to sell-out crowds.
ULVERSTON town centre’s cobbled streets were paved with entertainers, storytellers and visitors for a popular annual folk festival.
THIRTY-THREE biblical stories have been brought to life in the form of knitted figures. The exhibition, which is showing at the Trinity Church in Abbey Road in Barrow, has been touring the country since 2008 and will remain in Barrow until July 15.
ULVERSTON Carnival may have taken place in glorious sunshine, but that didn’t stop the stars from coming out to celebrate a landmark anniversary. (3 comments)
DANCERS of all ages battled it out during a sun-drenched gala on Walney. (2 comments)
A FORMER Olympian and three-time world champion hoped to inspire youngsters to be more active after it was revealed they were among the most obese in the country.
AFTER more than four decades and hundreds of people saved, a coastal community came out in force to mark the next chapter for their local volunteer rescue crew.
PUPILS from across Cumbria gathered in Carlisle for the finals of the Cumbria School Games.
Evening Mail photographer Lindsey Dickings was given access to the Barrow Town Hall roof and took these striking images of Barrow.
WHILST there was a carnival in Dalton this year there won't be one in Barrow. But you can take a look at past events in both towns in this slideshow.
THOUSANDS flocked to the Barrow AFC Gala Day to see local dance troupes perform and enjoy the scorching Sunday weather.
Hundreds of holidaymakers stopped off at Barrow today during a 12-day luxury cruise of the British Isles. (9 comments)
THOUSANDS of people will benefit after determined participants raised hundreds of thousands of pounds in the 2014 Keswick to Barrow and Coniston to Barrow walks, writes JO-ANNE DAVIES
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IT was only a matter of time before their boats sank but that didn’t stop dozens of wannabe sailors from taking to the water.
FURNESS cyclists stormed the Lake District passes on Sunday during the 15th annual Fred Whitton Challenge.
AN enormous horse and giant sealife creatures could be seen for miles around as kite enthusiasts from across the north of England descended on a windy corner of the Cumbria coast.
THERE was action, drama and broken records on the South Lakes hills for the Coniston Fell Race.
FURNESS Academy once again proved itself the dominant force in an annual academic contest as it clinched a fourth consecutive win.
IT is not every day models take to the catwalk waving umbrellas and being chased by furious birds – but that’s precisely what happened at a movie-themed charity fashion show.
A BRAVE knight, a damsel in distress and a not-so-ferocious looking dragon told the tale of England’s patron saint to crowds of amazed onlookers in Ulverston over the weekend.
IT’S been a long winter for horse enthusiasts waiting for the new show season to get under way.
SPIDER-MAN and a clutch of other superheroes met a messy end as decorated eggs were sent hurtling down the Hoad Hill in Ulverston as part of a traditional bank holiday Monday egg roll.
HUNDREDS of children enjoyed an Easter eggstravaganza yesterday.
SCHOOLCHILDREN have been hitting the high notes in Barrow.
PRINCE Charles was in Cumbria yesterday visiting a Herdwick sheep auction alongside local farmers.
AN interactive skills festival allowed people of all ages to be quizzed by company directors, find out what it takes to be an apprentice, and discover which skills employers are looking for.
PRIMARY school children from across Furness were in fine voice for the first of two concerts.
CANINE crime-fighters wowed Barrow pupils with their skills during a visit to their school.
Cumbria schools ditched formal attire to don onesies to mark World Autism Day yesterday.
BATMAN, his sidekick Robin and a group of morris dancers were among those in Cumbria who took part in a Sport Relief 2014 challenge.
THERE is no question as to what came first, the chicken or the egg, for pupils at Newbarns Primary School, in Barrow.
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DALTON pupils travelled from Kansas to Munchkinland live on stage, in their very own production of The Wizard of Oz.
Last week's floods is still causing problems. Here is a slideshow of images showing the flooding on Walney. (18 comments)
MTM-Qhebecka rider Gerard Ciolek took victory in a dramatic finish to the second stage of the Tour of Britain, as the prestigious cycle race made its way through Cumbria from Carlisle to a finish at Kendal.
ULVERSTON’S cobbled streets were illuminated with hundreds of lanterns as the annual festival snaked its way through the streets.
A COUNTRY show has been hailed a great success – despite being dogged by wet weather for the second successive year.
A RETIRED farmer who was reunited with his tractor after decades apart, showed off his old workmate at the return of a popular country show.
THOUSANDS of visitors flocked to a traditional Lake District agricultural event steeped in history.
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HUNDREDS of runners battled blustery conditions to complete a popular community fun run.
TORRENTIAL downpours were not going to stop a rural community in Cumbria enjoying its 130th annual show.
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TRADITIONAL skills, a fiercely contested tug of war tournament and an appearance from a famous actor were just some of the attractions at a celebration of the Lake District’s heritage.
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SUNSHINE, music and top-notch entertainment greeted the huge crowd that turned out to enjoy Millom Carnival on Saturday. (1 comment)
THEY may still be waiting for a dancing dog, a synchronised swimming display or a sword-swallowing magician, but auditions for an annual talent contest have not left the show’s judges short of entertainment.
ONLY in Cumbria could welly wanging, fell racing and a vintage car exhibition all feature at the same event.
HOT sun and glorious blue skies made it a perfect day for the watching crowds at Kirkby Gala on Saturday – but tough for the fell running competitors who sweated their way up and down Kirkby Moor.
MORE than 1,000 people attended a dance gala event organised by Barrow Raiders and Barrow Rotary Club on Saturday.
A ROUSING rendition of the internet sensation Gangnam Style rounded off an annual celebration of song.
MORE than 20,000 people hit the first ever Barrow Foodie Fest on Saturday and yesterday, to enjoy delights from around the globe. Reporter SUZANNE MURPHY met some of the top chefs who came along to hold cooking demonstrations as part of the festival (5 comments)
TOTS have stepped out to help children less fortunate than themselves.
RESIDENTS lined the streets of Askam at the weekend as the annual parade made its way through the village.
FAMILIES lined the streets of a sunkissed Dalton this weekend for the town’s annual carnival. Reporter SUZANNE MURPHY joined the 3,500-strong crowd for the fun-filled event
FROM the fragrances and vibrant colours inside the horticultural marquee, to the delights of a Victorian fairground – the area’s premier gardening event provided something for the whole family.
THOUSANDS of visitors ensured the second annual Muncaster Festival kicked off with a bang.
A young audience enjoyed soaking up the sun at Kidfest, which saw hundreds of spectators at the Hawcoat Park Sports and Social Club.
HUNDREDS of people turned out for bank holiday fun in the sun at the weekend.
MADCAP antics and competitive challenges across Furness will help to raise thousands of pounds for Comic Relief.
THE crowds went wild waving Union flags and cheering to welcome the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to Barrow. (22 comments)
THE best of Barrow was celebrated at an annual awards ceremony to recognise the remarkable deeds of ordinary people in the community. (4 comments)
THE most beloved characters in children’s literature came alive on Thursday as South Cumbrian schools celebrated World Book Day.
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SINGERS young and old joined together as a packed out church enjoyed a Christmas concert.
TWISTS and shouts dazzled the audiences at sold-out dance shows at The Forum in Barrow.
WITH the temperature dropping below freezing, Millom’s sparkling 20ft Christmas tree now adds a touch of festive warmth to the town.
GRANGE was transformed into a winter wonderland at the weekend as the town got the festive period off to a bright start.
FAMILIES enjoyed outdoor fun across Barrow and south Cumbria yesterday making the most of September sunshine before schools go back tomorrow.
FAMILIES stepped aboard for a fun weekend in the world of model engines.
UNCOOPERATIVE sheep and some early rain were just minor blips for an otherwise resoundingly successful hound show.
TWIRLING trapeze artists, dextrous dancers and a nail-biting knife –throwing act captivated the crowds inside a big top tent during the second day of a street arts festival.
MORE than 1,000 people from across the North West attended a dancing competition in Barrow.
A HOST of wacky and wonderful street artists transformed a town centre in to a bustling live theatre venue.
ROCK and pop music was heard in the great outdoors when the weather turned fine for a festival.
RUGBY league starlets helped raise more than £1,300 for their club.
ALL the fun of the fair came to Millom for a circus acrobat workshop.
FITNESS fanatics donned their war paint to take part in a physical challenge this weekend.
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