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Dapper gent: A visitor to the Barrow photographic studio of Mr Findley around 1880 SUBMITTED hats-jul-21

Hipster: Clay pipe and a bushy beard on a Mr Bradshaw, seen at the Taphouse photographic studio, Barrow, in 1872 SUBMITTED hats-jul-21

Well dressed: Plenty of fashionavle hats on show on the Mady Moyra steam ferry in 1911. The vessel was a regular on the route from Barrow to Fleetwood SUBMITTED hats-jul-21


          Dapper gent: A visitor to the Barrow photographic studio of Mr Findley around 1880 SUBMITTED hats-jul-21
Dapper gent: A visitor to the Barrow photographic studio of Mr Findley around 1880 SUBMITTED hats-jul-21
A hat for every occasion in Furness
HATS was the theme at the last meeting of the Broughton Ladies Guild so we have searched out some vintage pictures from the Victorian and Edwardian eras when every well-dressed man or woman in Furness wore a hat for almost all occasions.

Try-scoring form: Matt Solsby in action for Walney Central A in their Cumbria Shield semi-final win over Brougthon Red Rose

JON GRANGER

Pass master: Declan Gavin flings out a pass for Walney Central in their Shield semi-final triumph over Brougton Red Rose JON GRANGER

Back from injury: Hindpool's Jamie Lynn JON GRANGER

 Try-scoring form: Matt Solsby in action for Walney Central A in their Cumbria Shield semi-final win over Brougthon Red Rose JON GRANGER
Try-scoring form: Matt Solsby in action for Walney Central A in their Cumbria Shield semi-final win over Brougthon Red Rose JON GRANGER
Walney Cents young guns go for glory in Shield final
By Paddy McAteer

Richard Digance

 Richard Digance
Richard Digance
All-round entertainer Richard Digance brings 50th anniversary tour to Lakes
BAFTA nominated entertainer Richard Digance turns musician for an appearance in the Lakes this week.

In good Nic: George Nicholls kicks for goal during Walney's semi-final victory over Brougton Red Rose JON GRANGER

 In good Nic: George Nicholls kicks for goal during Walney's semi-final victory over Brougton Red Rose JON GRANGER
In good Nic: George Nicholls kicks for goal during Walney's semi-final victory over Brougton Red Rose JON GRANGER
Cup final date sees Walney Cents rearrange Ulverston game for tonight
WALNEY A-team’s cup final date this weekend means Cents first team are in action tonight.

Taking part: Students of Furness Academy and Walney School at the Inspiring Barrow Kickstart programme celebration

Photo: ALEX SLATER

Recognition: The Inspiring Barrow Kickstart programme celebration

Photo: ALEX SLATER

Well done: Adam Evans of Furness Academy receiving his most improved award from former Barrow AFC star Neil Doherty

Photo: ALEX SLATER

Guest: Barrow and Furness MP John Woodcock at the Inspiring Barrow Kickstart programme celebration.

Photo: ALEX SLATER

Honour: Logan Ferrar of Walney School receiving his most improved award from former Barrow AFC star Neil Doherty

Photo: ALEX SLATER

Speech: Former Barrow AFC star Neil Doherty at the Inspiring Barrow Kickstart programme celebration

Photo: ALEX SLATER

 Taking part: Students of Furness Academy and Walney School at the Inspiring Barrow Kickstart programme celebration Photo: ALEX SLATER
Taking part: Students of Furness Academy and Walney School at the Inspiring Barrow Kickstart programme celebration Photo: ALEX SLATER
Barrow and Walney secondary students celebrated for skills achievements
STUDENTS who improved their communication, confidence, team work and resilience through a skills building programme have been honoured at a celebration event.

Probe: Police activity in Broughton Road, Dalton, on Thursday

 Probe: Police activity in Broughton Road, Dalton, on Thursday
Probe: Police activity in Broughton Road, Dalton, on Thursday
Dalton attempted murder accused appears in court
A MAN appeared in court charged with attempted murder and possession of an axe.

Scene: Police activity in Broughton Road, Dalton, on Thursday, June 23

 Scene: Police activity in Broughton Road, Dalton, on Thursday, June 23
Scene: Police activity in Broughton Road, Dalton, on Thursday, June 23
Man charged with attempted murder following Dalton axe attack incident
A MAN from Dalton has been charged with attempted murder and possession of an offensive weapon.

Furniture restoration at Muncaster Castle Angela Butcher and Peter Frost Pennington working on the restoration and conservation at Muncaster castle on Tuesday November 1st 2016.pic John Story

Copeland General Election 2017 GE2017 Conservative candidate Trudy Harrison wins the copeland election Pic Tom Kay Tursday 8th June 2017 50088153T011.JPG

Sun rises over Windermere

Mountaineer Mick Allen from Great Broughton

Mountaineer Mick Allen from Great Broughton

Sheepdog trials at the Wath, Caldbeck.

Katy Cropper from Shap with her dog Tsavo

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 Furniture restoration at Muncaster Castle Angela Butcher and Peter Frost Pennington working on the restoration and conservation at Muncaster castle on Tuesday November 1st 2016.pic John Story
Furniture restoration at Muncaster Castle Angela Butcher and Peter Frost Pennington working on the restoration and conservation at Muncaster castle on Tuesday November 1st 2016.pic John Story
Meet the ladies and gentlemen of the lakes
A NEW TV show follows a range of remarkable characters who live and work in the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales National Parks.

Passing through: Millom railway station shown around the time of the First World War SUBMITTED station-jun-24

Looking back: The covered footbridge at Millom station and the platform for Barrow-bound trains around 1960 SUBMITTED station-jun-24

Long career: Millom stationmaster John Morgan SUBMITTED station-jun-24

Joe Walker with Millom Ironworks loco David around 1970 EM ARCHIVE station-jun-24

 Passing through: Millom railway station shown around the time of the First World War SUBMITTED station-jun-24
Passing through: Millom railway station shown around the time of the First World War SUBMITTED station-jun-24
Pioneering days at Millom Railway station
THE town turned out in tribute in 1917 to mark the death of the man who had been stationmaster at Millom for 17 years.

Presence: Police outside a house in Broughton Road, Dalton

Probe: Police activity in Broughton Road, Dalton

Emergency: Police activity in Tudor Square, Dalton

 Presence: Police outside a house in Broughton Road, Dalton
Presence: Police outside a house in Broughton Road, Dalton
UPDATE: Two men detained at Furness General and one released pending investigation
THREE men have been arrested in connection with an attempted murder inquiry.
Steve McNamara lost his first game in charge of Catalans Dragons
Steve McNamara lost his first game in charge of Catalans Dragons
Steve McNamara lost his first game in charge of Catalans Dragons
No winning start for Steve McNamara as Warrington see off Catalans Dragons
New Catalans boss Steve McNamara lost his first match in charge of the Dragons as the Wolves claimed a hard-earned 24-16 Betfred Super League victory to keep their top eight hopes alive.

Scene: A police officer outside a house on Broughton Road, Dalton, after an attempted murder last night

Guard: A police officer outside a house on Broughton Road, Dalton, after an attempted murder last night

 Scene: A police officer outside a house on Broughton Road, Dalton, after an attempted murder last night
Scene: A police officer outside a house on Broughton Road, Dalton, after an attempted murder last night
Dalton attempted murder 'not terrorism related' say police as update on inquiry is released
TWO men involved in a violent altercation were today being cared for at Furness General Hospital.

Attempted murder: Police activity in Broughton Road, Dalton, Thursday June 24 2017

Attempted murder: Police activity in Tudor Square, Dalton, Thursday June 24 2017

Attempted murder: Police activity in Broughton Road, Dalton, Thursday June 24 2017

Police at the scene, the morning after the incident in Broughton Road Dalton that took place on Thursday June 22 One man taken to Furness General Hospital with life threatening injuries and another was arrested for attempted murder.

 Attempted murder: Police activity in Broughton Road, Dalton, Thursday June 24 2017
Attempted murder: Police activity in Broughton Road, Dalton, Thursday June 24 2017
Update: Two further arrests made in connection to Dalton axe assault
TWO more men have been arrested following an axe attack that left a man fighting for his life in hospital.

Route: The coast road junction at Riddings Lane to Gleaston Photo: Google

 Route: The coast road junction at Riddings Lane to Gleaston Photo: Google
Route: The coast road junction at Riddings Lane to Gleaston Photo: Google
Warrant issued for man accused of drug driving in Furness
AN alleged drug driver is wanted by police after failing to appear for a hearing in court.

LIONEL RICHIE: Lionel Richie

 LIONEL RICHIE: Lionel Richie
LIONEL RICHIE: Lionel Richie
Do you remember when...
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Orange glow: The sun over the hills of the Isle of Man seen from the ferry Ben-my-Chree BILL MYERS stone-jun-19

Country seting: Swinside stone circle between Millom and Broughton BILL MYERS stone-jun-19

Ancient markers: Standing stones near the railway level crossing at Banksprings, Kirksanton. Black Combe is in the background SUBMITTED stone-jun-19

Working party: A Morecambe Bay Partnership event at Birkrigg stone circle BY LOUISE MARTIN stone-jun-19

Massive stones: Long Meg and some of her daughters, near Penrith BILL MYERS stone-jun-19

Standing tall: Long Meg, near Penrith, is a piece of local red sandstone BILL MYERS stone-jun-19

Early times: Mayburgh Henge, near Penrith, is from the late Neolithic period, around 3,000 to 2,000BC BILL MYERS stone-jun-19

Majestic setting: The Lakeland hills form a backdrop to Castlerigg stone circle at Keswick BILL MYERS stone-jun-19

Landscape feature: Standing stones near the railway level crossing at Banksprings, Kirksanton. Black Combe is in the background SUBMITTED stone-jun-19

Looking back: An Edwardian postcard view of Swinside "Druid's circle" near Millom SUBMITTED stone-jun-19

 Orange glow: The sun over the hills of the Isle of Man seen from the ferry Ben-my-Chree BILL MYERS stone-jun-19
Orange glow: The sun over the hills of the Isle of Man seen from the ferry Ben-my-Chree BILL MYERS stone-jun-19
Get up early to greet sun on the longest day in Cumbria
FROM around 4.30am on Wednesday, the sun will rise on the summer solstice, the longest day of the year and the start of what we hope is a long, warm and sunny summer.

PAULA ABDUL: Paula Abdul

 PAULA ABDUL: Paula Abdul
PAULA ABDUL: Paula Abdul
Do you remember when...
10 years ago

Key contribution: George Nicholls kicks over once of his vital goals at Walney Cenral A defeated Broughton Red Rose in the Cumbria Shield semi-finals JON GRANGER

Through the gap: Declan Gavin on the attack for Cents in their Cumbria Shield semi-final JON GRANGER

Driving force: Matty Solsby powers forward for Walney against Broughton JON GRANGER

Stopped: A Broughton Red Rose man is stopped by Walney's Matty McKee JON GRANGER

Got it: Jon Corkill takes the ball for Walney against Broughton Red Rose JON GRANGER

Along the line: Declan Gavin passes inside for Walney JON GRANGER

On the attack: Matty Solsby with the ball for Walney Central A JON GRANGER

Coming through: Declan Gavin on the attack for Walney JON GRANGER

Swerve: Declan Gavin on the ball for Walney JON GRANGER

Tackled: Declan Gavin attacks for Walney JON GRANGER

 Key contribution: George Nicholls kicks over once of his vital goals at Walney Cenral A defeated Broughton Red Rose in the Cumbria Shield semi-finals JON GRANGER
Key contribution: George Nicholls kicks over once of his vital goals at Walney Cenral A defeated Broughton Red Rose in the Cumbria Shield semi-finals JON GRANGER
PICTURE SPECIAL: Walney survive Broughton comeback to reach Shield final
WALNEY Central A will take on Kells A in the final of the Cumbria Shield at Craven Park.

Regal pose: Former queen of the French Amelie spent the summer of 1859 in Coniston SUBMITTED queen-jun-16

Old age: The ex-queen Amelie shown on a photograph in later life SUBMITTED queen-jun-16

Royal pose: French king Louis Philippe I SUBMITTED queen-jun-16

Village need: Funds were raised to build Coniston's Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church BILL MYERS queen-jun-16

Cash gift: The grave of church benefactor Elizabeth Aglionby, of Wigton Hall BILL MYERS queen-jun-16

Commanding views: Sacred Heart Church at Coniston looks over Coniston Water BILL MYERS queen-jun-16

 Regal pose: Former queen of the French Amelie spent the summer of 1859 in Coniston SUBMITTED queen-jun-16
Regal pose: Former queen of the French Amelie spent the summer of 1859 in Coniston SUBMITTED queen-jun-16
The French queen who made Coniston her summer home
A QUEEN from one of the deposed royal houses of 19th century Europe had a role in the building of a Roman Catholic Church in Coniston.

Up and coming: Tyler Smith is one JON GRANGER

 Up and coming: Tyler Smith is one JON GRANGER
Up and coming: Tyler Smith is one JON GRANGER
Walney Central put faith in youth to help them reach Cumbria Shield final
BARRY Butterworth is hoping tomorrow will be double delight for Walney Central as the A-team head coach prepares to lead his team into the Cumbria Shield semi-finals.

Case: Furness Magistrates Court in Barrow JON GRANGER

 Case: Furness Magistrates Court in Barrow JON GRANGER
Case: Furness Magistrates Court in Barrow JON GRANGER
'Inappropriate' text row led to south Cumbria man’s domestic assault rap
AN argument over inappropriate texts between a man and his business partner ended in domestic assault.

Extra power: When water was in short supply, the power needs at Holme Mill was helped by a steam engine SUBMITTED holme-jun-14

Country life: A village scene at Holme. Water held the key to much of the industry in Lakeland villages SUBMITTED holme-jun-14

Place to live: groups of cottages for workers were built at Holme Mill SUBMITTED holme-jun-14

 Extra power: When water was in short supply, the power needs at Holme Mill was helped by a steam engine SUBMITTED holme-jun-14
Extra power: When water was in short supply, the power needs at Holme Mill was helped by a steam engine SUBMITTED holme-jun-14
Lakeland villages were hives of industry
MANY of the villages of South Cumbria were once busy places of industry - making use of the free power from rivers to operate machinery.

SIOBHAN DONAGHY: Siobhan Donaghy

 SIOBHAN DONAGHY: Siobhan Donaghy
SIOBHAN DONAGHY: Siobhan Donaghy
Do you remember when...
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SIMON CALLOW: Simon Callow

 SIMON CALLOW: Simon Callow
SIMON CALLOW: Simon Callow
Do you remember when...
10 years ago

Over the whitewash: Dominic O'Brien scores for Millom against East Leeds JON GRANGER

On the charge: Ethan Kelly breaks through JON GRANGER

Pass master: Tom Newbegin had a fine game JON GRANGER

Celebrate: Millom players congratulate try-scorer Dominic O'Brien JON GRANGER

Can I kick it? Lee Postlethwaite is on target JON GRANGER

Defence to fore: Millom keep East Leeds at bay JON GRANGER

Forward march: Tom Sibley JON GRANGER

One on one: Tom Sibley JON GRANGER

Try: Dominic O'Brien goes over JON GRANGER

 Over the whitewash: Dominic O'Brien scores for Millom against East Leeds JON GRANGER
Over the whitewash: Dominic O'Brien scores for Millom against East Leeds JON GRANGER
Millom so close in defeat against league leaders
MILLOM put up a great fight against National Conference Division Two top dogs East Leeds before being edged out 22-20.
Tony and Julie Wadsworth
Tony and Julie Wadsworth
Tony and Julie Wadsworth
Victim of ex-BBC presenters says sex acts not 'every schoolboy's dream'
A victim of two former BBC radio presenters who assaulted under-age boys during sex sessions in woodland has said the acts were not "every schoolboy's dream".
Tony and Julie Wadsworth, who have both been jailed for five years (Warwickshire Police) Former BBC radio presenters Tony and Julie Wadsworth
Tony and Julie Wadsworth, who have both been jailed for five years (Warwickshire Police)
Tony and Julie Wadsworth, who have both been jailed for five years (Warwickshire Police)
Ex-BBC presenters jailed for sex assaults on under-age boys
Two former BBC radio presenters have both been jailed for five years for indecently assaulting a string of under-age boys and outraging public decency by having sex in woodland.

Polling station

 Polling station
Polling station
List of polling stations in Barrow and Ulverston
HERE we have published a list of the polling stations for voters in the Barrow and Furness constituency.

No bus service: Market Square in Millom

'We need something': Millom mayor Angela Dixon

 No bus service: Market Square in Millom
No bus service: Market Square in Millom
Anger as last bus service in Millom is axed
A VITAL public transport lifeline in rural south Cumbria has been axed.

LIAM NEESON: Liam Neeson

 LIAM NEESON: Liam Neeson
LIAM NEESON: Liam Neeson
Do you remember when...
10 years ago