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Woodland near to How Tun Woods in Barrow. JON GRANGER


          Woodland near to How Tun Woods in Barrow. JON GRANGER
Woodland near to How Tun Woods in Barrow. JON GRANGER
Female dog-walker came across Dalton couple having sex in Barrow woods - court
A WOMAN has told a court how she came across a couple having sex at a popular dog-walking spot in Barrow.

QUENTIN TARANTINO: Quentin Tarantino

 QUENTIN TARANTINO: Quentin Tarantino
QUENTIN TARANTINO: Quentin Tarantino
Do you remember when...
10 years ago

Lead from the front: Millom skipper Ian Cummings CHRIS WEST

 Lead from the front: Millom skipper Ian Cummings CHRIS WEST
Lead from the front: Millom skipper Ian Cummings CHRIS WEST
Millom and Furness lock horns in Cumbria League derby
THERE is derby action at Wilson Park as Millom lock horns with Furness, while both Hawcoat Park teams have home games.

Top girls: The Sir John Barrow School team who won the girls football tournament at Ulverston Leisure Centre LEANNE BOLGER

Good hands: Amelia Thompson grabsa the ball for Penny Bridge School LEANNE BOLGER

Great stuff: From left: Imogen Sharp, Ayla Stoller and Molly Wood celebrate a goal for Penny Bridge LEANNE BOLGER

High-flier: Low Furness' Lucy Swarbrick celebrates a goal LEANNE BOLGER

Penny for your thoughts: Molly Wood on the ball for Penny Bridge LEANNE BOLGER

Ruby Tuesday: Ruby Walker in action for Coniston at Ulverston Leisure Centre LEANNE BOLGER

Pushing on: Croftlands' Olivia Dent goes on the attack LEANNE BOLGER

Ready to go: Sir John Barrow's Megan Kelly LEANNE BOLGER

The Low down: Ellena Wilkin, from Low Furness, in action at Ulverston Leisure Centre LEANNE BOLGER

Go for it: Broughton's Kathrine Gannon LEANNE BOLGER

Girls aloud: The Pennington C of E team at Ulverston Leisure Centre LEANNE BOLGER

No rush: Milly Rushforth (in red) in action for Croftlands LEANNE BOLGER

 Top girls: The Sir John Barrow School team who won the girls football tournament at Ulverston Leisure Centre LEANNE BOLGER
Top girls: The Sir John Barrow School team who won the girls football tournament at Ulverston Leisure Centre LEANNE BOLGER
PICTURE SPECIAL: Girls power into action for Ulverston football tournament
SIR John Barrow School came out on top in the first girls football tournament to be held at Ulverston Leisure Centre.

Flashback: Dalton in the early 1950s

Sweet music: Holborn Hill Brass Band in the 1980s

Cattle do nicely: Millom and Broughton Show in 1991

Flying the flag: Barrow Centenary in 1967

Royal visit: The Duke of Edinburgh at Holker Horse Trials in 1988

Celebration: Barrow in the year of Queen Elizabeth's Coronation in 1953

Shopping trip: Barrow's old market in 1961

Challenge: The Dalton half-marathon run to raise funds to build the baths in the early 1980s

Battle: Broughton children scramble for pennies as part of the traditional charter declaration held each year in the square. This picture is from the 1960s

Stroll: Grange promenade in 1990

 Flashback: Dalton in the early 1950s
Flashback: Dalton in the early 1950s
Sands of time bring changes to communities, cars - and fashion
IT passes in a flash - but time has a habit of changing life, and the things which surround us, sometimes unrecognisably.

STEVE MCFADDEN: Steve McFadden

 STEVE MCFADDEN: Steve McFadden
STEVE MCFADDEN: Steve McFadden
Do you remember when...
10 years ago

Practice: A choir rehearsal with choral director Liz Wiejak

Learning: Training orchestra with director of music Richard Bagnall

 Practice: A choir rehearsal with choral director Liz Wiejak
Practice: A choir rehearsal with choral director Liz Wiejak
Film songs feature in Furness Music Centre's spring return
THE Furness Music Centre's community orchestra and choir returns to action this weekend with a concert in Broughton.

New home: How Ulverston Market Place would have looked to new arrivals from Ireland around 1850 SUBMITTED irish-mar-17

Crammed in: Ratten Row, Ulverston, had several Irish families in the 1850s SUBMITTED irish-mar-17

Old town: Market Street and Market Place, Ulverston, as it looked in 1860 SUBMITTED irish-mar-17

Beyond use: An example of a potato affected by blight SUBMITTED irish-mar-17

Remembering: Part of a memorial statue to the Irish Potato Famine in Dublib SUBMITTED irish-mar-17

Grim times: An artist's view of figures from the Irish Potato Famine SUBMITTED irish-mar-17

Access point: Canal Foot at Ulverston SUBMITTED irish-mar-17

 New home: How Ulverston Market Place would have looked to new arrivals from Ireland around 1850 SUBMITTED irish-mar-17
New home: How Ulverston Market Place would have looked to new arrivals from Ireland around 1850 SUBMITTED irish-mar-17
Ulverston home to 119 Irish people after Potato Famine exodus
WHEN Ireland has hit by the Potato Famine from 1845 to 1849 hundreds of thousands of emaciated men, women and children arrived at the port of Liverpool by steamer, desperately escaping the starvation which left around a million dead.

Ryan mighty: Hawcoat 's Ryan Brown and his team-mates will be hoping for a big game at Broughton in the semi-finals of the Raging Bull North West Cup tomorrow Mark Fitzgerald

 Ryan mighty: Hawcoat 's Ryan Brown and his team-mates will be hoping for a big game at Broughton in the semi-finals of the Raging Bull North West Cup tomorrow Mark Fitzgerald
Ryan mighty: Hawcoat 's Ryan Brown and his team-mates will be hoping for a big game at Broughton in the semi-finals of the Raging Bull North West Cup tomorrow Mark Fitzgerald
Hawcoat Park all set for cup semi-final test
HAWCOAT Park A face their biggest game in a long time as they take on Broughton in the semi-finals of the Raging Bull North West Cup.

Full house: Martin Cooper of Duddon and Furness Mountain Rescue and Sue McDonald from Macmillan Cancer Support each received £750 from the Christmas bingo held by Broughton Ladies Guild SUBMITTED guild-mar-15

 Full house: Martin Cooper of Duddon and Furness Mountain Rescue and Sue McDonald from Macmillan Cancer Support each received £750 from the Christmas bingo held by Broughton Ladies Guild SUBMITTED guild-mar-15
Full house: Martin Cooper of Duddon and Furness Mountain Rescue and Sue McDonald from Macmillan Cancer Support each received £750 from the Christmas bingo held by Broughton Ladies Guild SUBMITTED guild-mar-15
Charities share £1,500 from Broughton bingo night
TWO good causes shared £1,500 raised by Broughton Ladies Guild from a Christmas bingo night held at the Victory Hall.

Rampside Road in Barrow

 Rampside Road in Barrow
Rampside Road in Barrow
Barrow man flown to hospital after two-car collision
A MAIN road was closed for more than two hours after a crash involving two cars.

Gather round: Reading the Broughton Market Charter in the 1920s SUBMITTED obelisk-mar-14

Restoration: Scaffolding on the obelisk in Broughton BILL MYERS obelisk-mar-14

Project: Scaffolding on the obelisk in Broughton BILL MYERS obelisk-mar-14

Resting place: Edwardian youngsters on the Obeslisk steps at Broughton SUBMITTED obelisk-mar-14

Old transport: Broughton Square is now packed with cars but there is only a horse and cart to be seen on this vintage postcard SUBMITTED obelisk-mar-14

Spending power: A sixpence with the head of Elizaebth I who granted the Broughton Market Charter SUBMITTED obelisk-mar-14

 Gather round: Reading the Broughton Market Charter in the 1920s SUBMITTED obelisk-mar-14
Gather round: Reading the Broughton Market Charter in the 1920s SUBMITTED obelisk-mar-14
Time to revive Broughton's historic obelisk
THE scaffolding is in place for repair work on the historic obelisk in Broughton’s Market Square.

Account: Station manager Paul Milburn outside the fire-damaged building in Buccleuch Dock Road on Barrow Island

 Account: Station manager Paul Milburn outside the fire-damaged building in Buccleuch Dock Road on Barrow Island
Account: Station manager Paul Milburn outside the fire-damaged building in Buccleuch Dock Road on Barrow Island
Firefighters feared massive blaze at derelict building would be 'another House of Lords'
FIREFIGHTERS have warned that lives were put at risk after they had to spend almost four hours tackling an arson attack at a derelict building.

Good boy: What a 37p Barrow dog licence looked like in 1921 SUBMITTED postal-mar-10

Having fun: An Edwardian postcard showing the attractions of Askam SUBMITTED postal-mar-10

Local services: A Lakeland village post office handstamp from Chapel Stile, near Ambleside in 1963 SUBMITTED postal-mar-10

Special delivery: A registered letter to a Millom solicitor in 1901 SUBMITTED postal-mar-10

New address: A wrapper to go on redirected postal packets from Seascale to Cheltenham in 1951 SUBMITTED postal-mar-10

Party time: The front of a menu for a supper give in 1902 to long-serving Whitehaven postmaster D. L. Shepherd SUBMITTED postal-mar-10

 Good boy: What a 37p Barrow dog licence looked like in 1921 SUBMITTED postal-mar-10
Good boy: What a 37p Barrow dog licence looked like in 1921 SUBMITTED postal-mar-10
When the Barrow post office charged you 37p to keep a dog
WE tend to take the post for granted - and even call it "snail mail" in this world of text, twitter and emails - but is was once the only method to send log-distance communications.

Broughton Bridge, near Cockermouth

 Broughton Bridge, near Cockermouth
Broughton Bridge, near Cockermouth
Cumbria among the top 10 counties with highest number of substandard bridges
SOME 71 bridges in Cumbria are not fit to support the heaviest lorries which can weigh up to 44 tonnes, according to motoring research charity the RAC Foundation.

The derelict building in Buccleuch Dock Road. Picture: Roger Exley

 The derelict building in Buccleuch Dock Road. Picture: Roger Exley
The derelict building in Buccleuch Dock Road. Picture: Roger Exley
Five fire crews tackle suspected arson attack in basement of abandoned Barrow Island building
FIREFIGHTERS spent a number of hours tacking what has been described as a "difficult fire" in the basement of an iconic property on Barrow Island.

Double delight: Dave Wynne got both of Hawcoat Park's tries against Tyldesley MARK FITZGERALD

 Double delight: Dave Wynne got both of Hawcoat Park's tries against Tyldesley MARK FITZGERALD
Double delight: Dave Wynne got both of Hawcoat Park's tries against Tyldesley MARK FITZGERALD
Hawcoat Park make cup semi-finals
DAVE Wynne scored a brace of tries as Hawcoat Park A reached the Raging Bull Cup last-four.

Active holiday: Children and coaches at the Ulverston Leisure Centre half-term sporting sessions LINDSEY DICKINGS

All Tork: Darcy Torkington enjoys a gymnastics class at Ulverston Leisure Centre LINDSEY DICKINGS

Holiday racket: Theo Kitts (left) and Guy Allen enjoy a game of tennis LINDSEY DICKINGS

Staying steady: Coach Naomi Wojcik instructs Guy Allen on the vault during a gymnastics class LINDSEY DICKINGS

Leap of faith: Kaiden Grant prepares to jump from the vault under the watchful eye of coach Naomi Wojcik at Ulverston Leisure Centre LINDSEY DICKINGS

Toe the line: Matilda Alloway works on her balance LINDSEY DICKINGS

Staying power: Chloe Metcalfe holds her pose during a gymnastics practice LINDSEY DICKINGS

Ready to run: Children having fun during the Ulverston leisure Centre half-term sporting sessions LINDSEY DICKINGS

Cracker-Jack: Jack enjoys the half-terms activities at Ulverston Leisure Centre LINDSEY DICKINGS

All smiles: Aphy Martin enjoys the half-terms activities at Ulverston Leisure Centre LINDSEY DICKINGS

Jump on board: Coach Naomi Wojcik instructs Guy Allen on the vault during a gymnastics class LINDSEY DICKINGS

 Active holiday: Children and coaches at the Ulverston Leisure Centre half-term sporting sessions LINDSEY DICKINGS
Active holiday: Children and coaches at the Ulverston Leisure Centre half-term sporting sessions LINDSEY DICKINGS
PICTURE SPECIAL: Gymnastics and tennis prove a hit in Ulverston
CHILDREN leapt at the chance to try out some new sports during Ulverston Leisure centre's half-term activities.

Pan-demonium: A pancake race in Lindal from 1994

Double trouble: The Sadler twins celebrate their sixth Birthday on Pancake Day in 1990

Head start: Martin Barr, 10, gets some pre-race practice at Broughton in 1994

Flipping marvellous: Cook Vera Trelore celebrates Pancake Day at Furness General Hospital in 1992

Ready, steady, dough: The starting line of a pancake race in Broughton, at St Mary Magdalene's Church in 1994. From left: Martin Barr, 10, Lyndsey Roe, 10, David Tyson, 11, Rebecca Rossiter, 10, Louise Johnson, 10, Matthew Rossiter, eight, Nicola Birch, nine, and Fiona Johnson eight

Cuisine: Head Chef David Cowap on Shrove Tuesday at Abbey House Hotel, Barrow, in 1991

Flat out fun: Fundraising pancake race at Broughton in 1994

Practice makes perfect: Antony Collins, catering student at The John Whinnerah Institute, Barrow in 1994

Pancake pals: Pancake Day in Lindal in 1994

 Pan-demonium: A pancake race in Lindal from 1994
Pan-demonium: A pancake race in Lindal from 1994
NOSTALGIA: Flipping good family fun in our Pancake Day picture gallery
WITH flips and trips and steady grips, Pancake Day has always been a family affair.

Interest: From left, Evie Dixon, Niamh Anderson, Summer Garratt, Penny Jessiman and Sophie Dempster last year JON GRANGER

Author: Gill Jepson working with pupils from Lindal and Marton Primary School last year LINDSEY DICKINGS

Reading:Author Gill Jepson at Dalton St Mary's CE Primary School LEANNE BOLGER

 Interest: From left, Evie Dixon, Niamh Anderson, Summer Garratt, Penny Jessiman and Sophie Dempster last year JON GRANGER
Interest: From left, Evie Dixon, Niamh Anderson, Summer Garratt, Penny Jessiman and Sophie Dempster last year JON GRANGER
World Book Day an exciting chapter in south Cumbria school life
WORLD Book Day returns this week, with schools in Barrow preparing to be swept up in the adventure.

Question time: Federation of Small Businesses panel, from the left, BID chairman Simon Craig, Victoria School headteacher Caroline Vernon, Phil Collier and Paul Foster of FSB, Allan Day of BAE Systems and Phil Huck of Barrow Borough Council

Photo: JON GRANGER

Organiser: Phil Collier of FSB Furness branch taking questions at the meeting

Photo: JON GRANGER

Interest: The audience at the Federation of Small Businesses question and answer meeting at Furness College

Photo: JON GRANGER

Question: Progression Solicitors MD Anthony Smith asking a question

Photo: JON GRANGER

In the audience: Mary Jardine of Broughton Traders

Photo: JON GRANGER

 Question time: Federation of Small Businesses panel, from the left, BID chairman Simon Craig, Victoria School headteacher Caroline Vernon, Phil Collier and Paul Foster of FSB, Allan Day of BAE Systems and Phil Huck of Barrow Borough Council Photo: JON GRANGER
Question time: Federation of Small Businesses panel, from the left, BID chairman Simon Craig, Victoria School headteacher Caroline Vernon, Phil Collier and Paul Foster of FSB, Allan Day of BAE Systems and Phil Huck of Barrow Borough Council Photo: JON GRANGER
Leaders of small businesses quiz Barrow's key decision makers
Small business owners came together to pose a series of questions to some of the Barrow’s key decision makers. JOSHUA HAMMOND attended the event.

Controversial: An electricity pylon carrying power lines

Landscape: The Duddon Valley with the spire of St George's Church, Millom in the distance

MILTON HAWORTH

Message: Nopylons.co.uk campaigners, from left, Graham Robinson, Charles Rowntree and Peter Gillett

LEANNE BOLGER

Pylon Protest: Campaigners gather in the Square at Broughton

MILTON HAWORTH

 Controversial: An electricity pylon carrying power lines
Controversial: An electricity pylon carrying power lines
Anti pylon campaigners submit alternative plans to regulator in bid to protect South Cumbria landscape
A CAMPAIGN group fighting to stop the Duddon Valley and Furness being blighted by giant pylons has told a government regulator that its own alternative proposals could make massive savings on options so far rejected by National Grid.

Barrow cross-Atlantic sailor Bernard Rhodes SUBMITTED sail-feb-20

The trimaran Klis sailed by Bernard Rhodes SUBMITTED sail-feb-20

 Barrow cross-Atlantic sailor Bernard Rhodes SUBMITTED sail-feb-20
Barrow cross-Atlantic sailor Bernard Rhodes SUBMITTED sail-feb-20
Barrow sailor broke record for Atlantic crossing
FIFTY years ago a Barrow shipyard worker took four days off the record for a single-handed Atlantic crossing from the Canary Island.

Millom MP Frank Anderson who got key workers out of Eastern Europe SUBMITTED tannery-feb-20

Haverigg Tannery boss Andrew Vigodny SUBMITTED tannery-feb-20

 Millom MP Frank Anderson who got key workers out of Eastern Europe SUBMITTED tannery-feb-20
Millom MP Frank Anderson who got key workers out of Eastern Europe SUBMITTED tannery-feb-20
Secret files and international politics in story of a West Cumbrian tannery
INTERNATIONAL politics, a private plane hired by an MP, secret files and claims of currency smuggling are unexpected features in a talk on a West Cumbrian tannery.
NAMED AND SHAMED: Three firms in Barrow and South Cumbria fail to pay minimum wage
THE government has named and shamed three companies which together failed to pay 24 workers the minimum wage.

The women's hospital at the County Lunatic Asylum in Lancaster SUBMITTED census-feb-15

A dormitory at the County Lunatic Asylum in Lancaster SUBMITTED census-feb-15

 The women's hospital at the County Lunatic Asylum in Lancaster SUBMITTED census-feb-15
The women's hospital at the County Lunatic Asylum in Lancaster SUBMITTED census-feb-15
The 91 South Cumbrians confined in Lancaster's mental institution
Mental illness has always been carefully hidden from public gaze.

Pupils from Lindal and Marton Primary School attended the national Young Voices school choirs event at the Manchester Arena on Thursday February 9.

Pupils from Lindal and Marton Primary School attended the national Young Voices school choirs event at the Manchester Arena on Thursday February 9.

Pupils from Lindal and Marton Primary School attended the national Young Voices school choirs event at the Manchester Arena on Thursday February 9.

Pupils from Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School attended their Young Voices school choirs event at the Manchester Arena on Wednesday February 1.

Pupils from Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School attended their Young Voices school choirs event at the Manchester Arena on Wednesday February 1.

Pupils from Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School attended their Young Voices school choirs event at the Manchester Arena on Wednesday February 1.

Pupils from Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School attended their Young Voices school choirs event at the Manchester Arena on Wednesday February 1.

Children from the Key Stage 2 choir at Ormsgill Nursery and Primary School took part in the national Young Voices choir concert on Thursday February 9.

Children from the Key Stage 2 choir at Ormsgill Nursery and Primary School took part in the national Young Voices choir concert on Thursday February 9.

 Pupils from Lindal and Marton Primary School attended the national Young Voices school choirs event at the Manchester Arena on Thursday February 9.
Pupils from Lindal and Marton Primary School attended the national Young Voices school choirs event at the Manchester Arena on Thursday February 9.
Youngsters from Barrow, Ormsgill and Lindal and Marton schools raise the roof during national choir concerts
YOUNGSTERS have been helping raise the roof of one of the country’s most popular music venues, during a series of singing events featuring more than 8,000 school pupils.

Furness Magistrates Court in Barrow JON GRANGER

 Furness Magistrates Court in Barrow JON GRANGER
Furness Magistrates Court in Barrow JON GRANGER
Man and woman due in court accused of having sex in public in Barrow
A MAN and a woman from Dalton have denied having sex in a public place.

Millom Partnership Group at Young Voices, Manchester Arena. The choir is made up of children from Black Combe Junior School, St James' Catholic Primary School, Millom School, Haverigg Primary School and Broughton Primary School.

Millom Partnership Group at Young Voices, Manchester Arena. The choir is made up of children from Black Combe Junior School, St James' Catholic Primary School, Millom School, Haverigg Primary School and Broughton Primary School.

Greengate Junior School Young Voices rehearsals.

LEANNE BOLGER

Penny Ritchie and Lucy Swarbrick from Low Furness CE Primary School at Young Voices last Thursday.

Low Furness CE Primary School pupils at Young Voices 2017.

Jack Silvie, Jamie Jackson and Oliver Goodwin from St Paul's CE Junior School, Barrow, at Young Voices.

Lindal and Marton Primary School choir, with staff, who went to Young Voices 2017 at Manchester Arena.

St Paul's CE Junior School, Barrow, at Young Voices, Manchester Arena. Pictured (left to right) are Jack Silvie, Jamie Jackson and Oliver Goodwin

Gemma Lewis from Greengate Junior School. LEANNE BOLGER

Low Furness CE Primary School at Young Voices 2017, Manchester Arena.

The view Low Furness pupils had at Young Voices last Thursday night.

Penny Ritchie and Lucy Swarbrick from Low Furness CE Primary School.

Pupils from Low Furness CE Primary School at Young Voices 2017.

Pupils from Low Furness CE Primary School at Young Voices 2017.

Isla Robertson from Low Furness CE Primary School.

Hailie Jade Stafford from Greengate Junior School.

LEANNE BOLGER

Lexi Robson from Greengate Junior School. LEANNE BOLGER

St Paul's CE Junior School, Barrow, at Young Voices, Manchester Arena.

 Millom Partnership Group at Young Voices, Manchester Arena. The choir is made up of children from Black Combe Junior School, St James' Catholic Primary School, Millom School, Haverigg Primary School and Broughton Primary School.
Millom Partnership Group at Young Voices, Manchester Arena. The choir is made up of children from Black Combe Junior School, St James' Catholic Primary School, Millom School, Haverigg Primary School and Broughton Primary School.
Pupils sing their hearts out at Young Voices concerts
AMAZED youngsters have performed pop medleys and accompanied beatboxing tracks when at an international arena where chart toppers are usually on the bill.

The cast of the A Word, including Christopher Eccleston, return to the Lake District

Actor Christopher Eccleston at the Black Cock pub in Broughton

 The cast of the A Word, including Christopher Eccleston, return to the Lake District
The cast of the A Word, including Christopher Eccleston, return to the Lake District
Cameras set to roll on second series of Lakes-set drama
FILMING on a second series of a groundbreaking drama that has highlighted issues surrounding autism to millions of viewers is expected to start within weeks.
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