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Kian Woodburn presenting his cheque to Aimee Robinson and staff at the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital

Kian Woodburn who collected toys to deliver 101 Christmas presents to patients on Ward 84 of the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital

Kian Woodburn with his mum Gemma Woodburn


          Kian Woodburn presenting his cheque to Aimee Robinson and staff at the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital
Kian Woodburn presenting his cheque to Aimee Robinson and staff at the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital
Young Barrow fundraising champ up for Christmas Star award
A YOUNG fundraising champion from Barrow - inspired by his friend who is fighting cancer - is up for the Christmas Star award.

Aimee Robinson, front, with her mum Joanne, sister Tilly and dad Paul

Aimee and Tilly Robinson supporting team Aimee's Army at the Coniston to Barrow finishing line

Aimee Robinson with her close friends Abbie Gelling, Paris Kendall, Sophie Miles and Amy Darby

Aimee Robinson recently had her bedroom refurbished thanks to Make A Wish Foundation

Jessica Grisedale gets a big hug from her friend Aimee Robinson after having her hair cut off for the Little Princess Trust

Heath's, sponsor of Christmas Star 2016

 Aimee Robinson, front, with her mum Joanne, sister Tilly and dad Paul
Aimee Robinson, front, with her mum Joanne, sister Tilly and dad Paul
Barrow super sisters nominated to be Christmas Stars
TWO super sisters will be separated this Christmas as the elder sibling will be bravely fighting cancer in hospital more than 100 miles away from home in Barrow.

Wounded soldier Cpt Harry Butler Rowley, who was the eldest brother of Mrs Myles Kennedy, of Stone Cross Mansion, Ulverston SUBMITTED stories-dec-06

Pte James Rowell, aged 21, of 17 Dundas Street<, Barrow, died in a French hospital on November 25, 1916 SUBMITTED stories-dec-06

Pte Myles Bateman Holmes, of Ulverston, was missing and presumed dead on July 27 in 1916 SUBMITTED stories-dec-06

Dalton casualty Pte John William Cloudsdale, of Devonshire Street SUBMITTED stories-dec-06

Pte Fred Hegarty, of Risedale Road, Barrow, was killed in action on November 9, 1916 – three days after the death of his mother SUBMITTED stories-dec-06

Madame Mary Rizzini, principal soprano with the Royal Opera at the Hague sang in Dalton SUBMITTED stories-dec-06

The badge of the King's Own Royal Lancaster regiment SUBMITTED stories-dec-06

Heilly Station Cemetery Mericourt-L'Abbe, near Albert, is the resting place of Pte Thomas Cornthwaite Varcoe SUBMITTED stories-dec-06

The Guards' Cemetery, Lesboeufs, is the resting place of Thomas Armstrong of Askam SUBMITTED stories-dec-06

Lijssenthoek Miltary Cemetery is the resting place of Pte James Rowell, of Barrow SUBMITTED stories-dec-06

 Wounded soldier Cpt Harry Butler Rowley, who was the eldest brother of Mrs Myles Kennedy, of Stone Cross Mansion, Ulverston SUBMITTED stories-dec-06
Wounded soldier Cpt Harry Butler Rowley, who was the eldest brother of Mrs Myles Kennedy, of Stone Cross Mansion, Ulverston SUBMITTED stories-dec-06
Dalton Bone Club sent 117 members to First World War
WE turn the clock back a century to see the war news South Cumbrians were reading about in the Barrow News on December 9 in 1916.

Ulverston's Brian Holme tackle Coniston Water on an amphibious scooter in November 1966 EM ARCHIVE scooter-dec-05

 Ulverston's Brian Holme tackle Coniston Water on an amphibious scooter in November 1966 EM ARCHIVE scooter-dec-05
Ulverston's Brian Holme tackle Coniston Water on an amphibious scooter in November 1966 EM ARCHIVE scooter-dec-05
Riding across Coniston water on an amphibious scooter
THE end of November is hardly the best time of year to venture out on to Coniston Water without a boat - unless you are Brian Holme.

JAMIE 'S JOY Jamie Pattinson celebrates scoring Holker’s first goal in their 3-2 victory over Whitchuirch Alport CHRIS WEST.

ON THE RUN Holker’s Chris Wraighte attacks down the left CHRIS WEST.

AT FULL STRETCH Holker’s Phil Coombe makes a timely intervention CHRIS WEST

PICK THAT OUT Barrow Jamie Pattinson splits the Whitchurch defence to open the scoring CHRIS WEST.

HOLKER OB / WHITCHURCH. Rakesmore Lane, Barrow. Jamie Pattinson splits the Whitchurch defence to score Holker’s first goal. 2nd December 2016. CHRIS WEST.

HOLKER OB / WHITCHURCH. Rakesmore Lane, Barrow. Holker’s Sam Joel. 2nd December 2016. CHRIS WEST.

HOLKER OB / WHITCHURCH. Rakesmore Lane, Barrow. Holker’s Manager Brian Dawson. 2nd December 2016. CHRIS WEST.

HOLKER OB / WHITCHURCH. Rakesmore Lane, Barrow. Holker’s Sam Joel. 2nd December 2016. CHRIS WEST.

HOLKER OB / WHITCHURCH. Rakesmore Lane, Barrow. Holker’s Sam Joel. 2nd December 2016. CHRIS WEST.

HOLKER OB / WHITCHURCH. Rakesmore Lane, Barrow. Holker’s Chris Wraighte. 2nd December 2016. CHRIS WEST.

HOLKER OB / WHITCHURCH. Rakesmore Lane, Barrow. Jamie Pattinson splits the Whitchurch defence to score Holker’s first goal. 2nd December 2016. CHRIS WEST.

HOLKER OB / WHITCHURCH. Rakesmoor Lane, Barrow. Holker’s Chris Wraighte. 2nd December 2016. CHRIS WEST.

HOLKER OB / WHITCHURCH. Rakesmore Lane, Barrow. Holker’s Chris Wraighte. hits the bar 2nd December 2016. CHRIS WEST.

HOLKER OB / WHITCHURCH. Rakesmore Lane, Barrow. Jamie Pattinson splits the Whitchurch defence to score Holker’s first goal. 2nd December 2016. CHRIS WEST.

HOLKER OB / WHITCHURCH. Rakesmore Lane, Barrow. Before the start of the match, the teams held a minutes silence for the Brazilian footballers air disaster. 2nd December 2016. CHRIS WEST.

 JAMIE 'S JOY Jamie Pattinson celebrates scoring Holker’s first goal in their 3-2 victory over Whitchuirch Alport CHRIS WEST.
JAMIE 'S JOY Jamie Pattinson celebrates scoring Holker’s first goal in their 3-2 victory over Whitchuirch Alport CHRIS WEST.
Holker Old Boys land Cup semi-final place with thrilling victory
HOLKER Old Boys took on high-flying Whitchurch Alport in the quarter-finals of the North West Counties Reusch First Division Cup at Rakesmoor Lane - and it is the home side who progressed after an excellent 3-2 win.

£2,5000 was paid for a gold thimble inscribed to Dorothy and its mother of of pearl case SUBMITTED auction-dec-03

A gold thimble inscribed to Dora - thought to be Dora Wordsworth - which sold for £2,700 at auction SUBMITTED auction-dec-03

A gold thimble inscribed to Dorothy - thought to be Dorothy Wordsworth - which sold for £2,500 at auction SUBMITTED auction-dec-03

A Sketch by Dalton artist George Romney of Mary Stuart going to the scaffold which sold at auction for £3,250 SUBMITTED auction-dec-03

A drawing of Whitehaven by the celebrated landscape artist Joseph Mallord William Turner could make up to £3,000 SUBMITTED auction-dec-03

A Furness Railway live steam locomotive which could sell for up to £1,800 SUBMITTED auction-dec-03

A cinema lobby card for the Laurel and Hardy film The Fixer Uppers which might make £400 SUBMITTED auction-dec-03

A silver cased pocket watch by the Barrow maker Charles E. Gawne, of 58 Dalton Road SUBMITTED auction-dec-03

 £2,5000 was paid for a gold thimble inscribed to Dorothy and its mother of of pearl case SUBMITTED auction-dec-03
£2,5000 was paid for a gold thimble inscribed to Dorothy and its mother of of pearl case SUBMITTED auction-dec-03
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TWO golden thimbles with an unproven link to Lakeland poet William Wordsworth sold for a combined £5,200 at a Cumbrian auction.

STAYING UP Luke Reid rides a CMB challenge for Askam United in the 3-3 draw at Duddon Road LEANNE BOLGER

ON THE ATTACK Ross Walker looks to push forward for Askam LEANNE BOLGER

SLIDE RULE Jordan Rayner makes a tackle for Askam LEANNE BOLGER

FIVE-GOAL MAN Paul Cleasby scored five as Kirkby United defeated Furness Rovers reserves 22-0 JON GRANGER

UP IN THE AIR Ross Walker (right) goes up for the ball with a CMB man LEANNE BOLGER

 STAYING UP Luke Reid rides a CMB challenge for Askam United in the 3-3 draw at Duddon Road LEANNE BOLGER
STAYING UP Luke Reid rides a CMB challenge for Askam United in the 3-3 draw at Duddon Road LEANNE BOLGER
Askam fight out a draw, as Kirkby United score 22
ASKAM were held to a 3-3 draw at home to CMB in a West Lancs Division One encounter that swayed one way and then the other.

ENF OF AN ERA Dee Bateman and Steve Callister with their trophie in 2010, the last time the competition was played JOE RILEY

CUP THAT 2009 winners Dee Bateman and Dave Pratt. JON GRANGER REF:0474778

PACKED HOUSE Big crowds watched the Evening Mail in the 1970s EVENING MAIL ARCHIVE

FRIENDS AND RIVALS Champions Tommy Managh and runner-up John Parnham in 1994 at The Bluebird Club, Barrow EVENING MAIL ARCHIVE

KANE AND ABLE John Kane at the oche in 1990. EVENING MAIL ARCHIVE

SEVENTIES STYLE Bill Higginson and champion Ray Hendley in 1970 at Barrow Public Hall. EVENING MAIL ARCHIVE

READY FOR ACTION In the 1976 competition EVENING MAIL ARCHIVE

AT THE OCHE Tommy Cummings of Harbour, Haverigg, throwing against Dick Ellwood of the Station Hotel at Millom WMC in 1988. EVENING MAIL ARCHIVE

ARROWS READY Chris Welch. EVENING MAIL ARCHIVE

EVENING MAIL DARTS --- Pete Gale and Dot Kane in 1984. EVENING MAIL ARCHIVE

BIG CROWD Spectators in 1976. EVENING MAIL ARCHIVE

WINNERS Sheila Tyson and Ian Jackson in 1992 EVENING MAIL ARCHIVE

SUPPORT Big crowds 1991 EVENING MAIL ARCHIVE

CHAMPIONS Angela Johnson and John Kane. EVENING MAIL ARCHIVE

MAKE SOME NOISE The 1989 finals EVENING MAIL ARCHIVE

 ENF OF AN ERA Dee Bateman and Steve Callister with their trophie in 2010, the last time the competition was played JOE RILEY
ENF OF AN ERA Dee Bateman and Steve Callister with their trophie in 2010, the last time the competition was played JOE RILEY
REMEMBER WHEN: 60 years of Evening Mail Darts
DATING back to the post-war era, the Evening Mail Darts Championship had its own special place in the Furness sporting calendar.

Cllr Rachel Costelloe

 Cllr Rachel Costelloe
Cllr Rachel Costelloe
"Millom is exactly where I want to be", new councillor says.
A WOMAN who has lived most of her life in Millom has taken on a public role in the hope of making a difference to her community.

A winter storm at Haverigg provides the February image for the 2017 calendar BY BARRY CHAPMAN cal-nov-2

The old lighthouse at Hodbarrow features on the cover of the 2017 calendar BY BARRY CHAPMAN cal-nov-24

 A winter storm at Haverigg provides the February image for the 2017 calendar BY BARRY CHAPMAN cal-nov-2
A winter storm at Haverigg provides the February image for the 2017 calendar BY BARRY CHAPMAN cal-nov-2
Calendar views help Millom church restoration
A CALENDAR for 2017 is being sold to raise funds for the church restoration fund at Millom and will be available at a Wednesday, November 30, history talk from 7pm in St James' School.

Pupils of St George's CE Primary School, Barrow during their Swallows and Amazons trip to Coniston. Submitted.

Pupils of St George's CE Primary School, Barrow during their Swallows and Amazons trip to Coniston. Submitted.

 Pupils of St George's CE Primary School, Barrow during their Swallows and Amazons trip to Coniston. Submitted.
Pupils of St George's CE Primary School, Barrow during their Swallows and Amazons trip to Coniston. Submitted.
Barrow children inspired by Swallows and Amazons trip
BARROW pupils set out on an exciting Lakes adventure to experience the stunning setting of a classic book and film.

Millom Christmas lights 2013

Councillor Denise Burness

 Millom Christmas lights 2013
Millom Christmas lights 2013
Cash investment set to light up Millom with Christmas cheer
A TOWN is set to be transformed into a winter wonderland thanks to a cash injection of thousands of pounds.

Tom Quinn, from Barrow, completes his 30th challenge of the year after cycling to Lands End. SUBMITTED

Tom Quinn in the Himalayas while hiking to Mount Everest Base Camp. SUBMITTED

Tom Quinn stands on part of Hadrian's Wall while completing The Wall Rat Race. SUBMITTED

Tom Quinn from Barrow taking part in the Great North Swim. LEANNE BOLGER

Tom Quinn walks through the Lake District as he takes on the Cumbrian Way. SUBMITTED

Tom Quinn at the start of the Cumbrian Way in Carlisle. SUBMITTED

Tom Quinn takes on the Yorkshire Three Peak. SUBMITTED

Tom Quinn in Paris after cycling from London. SUBMITTED

 Tom Quinn, from Barrow, completes his 30th challenge of the year after cycling to Lands End. SUBMITTED
Tom Quinn, from Barrow, completes his 30th challenge of the year after cycling to Lands End. SUBMITTED
GALLERY: 30-year-old Barrow engineer completes 30th and final epic challenge of the year
A 30-YEAR-OLD Barrow engineer who has spent 2016 taking on an epic physical challenge for every year of his life has successfully completed his final test.

Richard Usher had Torver, Coniston and Millom family links SUBMITTED local-nov-22

Dalton soldier Robert Helme was killed in the First World War SUBMITTED local-nov-22

 Richard Usher had Torver, Coniston and Millom family links SUBMITTED local-nov-22
Richard Usher had Torver, Coniston and Millom family links SUBMITTED local-nov-22
Trench drama show provides direct link to Furness soldiers
SOLDIERS with links to Dalton, Coniston and Millom featured in a series of First World War drama, lights and sound presentations at the City Museum, Lancaster.

A gold thimble and mother of peral box inscribed Dorothy and thought to have once belonged to Dorothy Wordsworth SUBMITTED thimble-nov-19

A gold thimble inscribed Dorothy and thought to have once belonged to Dorothy Wordsworth SUBMITTED thimble-nov-19

A gold thimble inscribed Dora and thought to have once belonged to Dora Wordsworth SUBMITTED thimble-nov-19

Dorothy Wordsworth SUBMITTED thimble-nov-19

Dora Wordsworth SUBMITTED thimble-nov-19

A letter written by John Ruskin on Brantwood headed paper SUBMITTED thimble-nov-19

 A gold thimble and mother of peral box inscribed Dorothy and thought to have once belonged to Dorothy Wordsworth SUBMITTED thimble-nov-19
A gold thimble and mother of peral box inscribed Dorothy and thought to have once belonged to Dorothy Wordsworth SUBMITTED thimble-nov-19
Golden auction link to family of William Wordsworth
A GOLDEN gamble with a possible link to the family of famous Lake District poet William Wordsworth is on offer at a Cumbrian saleroom.

The total amount raised is announced on stage at the Keswick to Barrow awards evening at The Forum, Barrow.

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Matt Davies from Jo's Appeal with a donation of £4,000.

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The Keswick to Barrow committee with retiring chairman Brian Devenny (holding picture to left).

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Chris Wilson from Headway South Cumbria, which received a donation of £500.

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The MSF Cup, awarded to the Keswick to Barrow youth team which collects and pays in the highest amount of money for charity, is awarded to Team Alice.

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The Alice Pyne Memorial Trophy, awarded to the Coniston to Barrow team which collects and pays in the highest amount of money for charity, is awarded to Team Alice.

LINDSEY DICKINGS

The GSK Trophy, awarded to the K2B team that raised the most money, is presented to the Tonka Fingers 5 team.

LINDSEY DICKINGS

Stuart Godden (centre left) presents 20 Walk plates to (l-r) Tony Mayor, Mike Cooper and Samantha Sunderland.

LINDSEY DICKINGS

 The total amount raised is announced on stage at the Keswick to Barrow awards evening at The Forum, Barrow. LINDSEY DICKINGS
The total amount raised is announced on stage at the Keswick to Barrow awards evening at The Forum, Barrow. LINDSEY DICKINGS
Keswick to Barrow walkers raise more than £350k
HUNDREDS of thousands of pounds has been handed out to local charities to ensure their great work continues.
Half of Barrow town centre children growing up in poverty
ALMOST one in two children in Barrow's most deprived ward are growing up in poverty, according to new figures.

Firefighters training

Tackling the ladder lift at Barrow fire station

Walney fire station is looking for new on-call firefighters

 Firefighters training
Firefighters training
More than 1,000 people apply for full-time firefighter roles in Cumbria
THE Evening Mail can reveal that more than 1,000 people have applied for just 15 vacancies for full-time firefighters in Cumbria.

Off for an early start, the main runners at the Kewsick to Barrow in May

JIM DAVIS

Bernie Quinn (centre) and her fellow team members making their way along the East side of Coniston Water.

LINDSEY DICKINGS

Walkers make their way along the East side of Coniston Water.

LINDSEY DICKINGS

Walkers take part in the annual Keswick to Barrow walk and Coniston to Barrow walk.

LINDSEY DICKINGS

 Off for an early start, the main runners at the Kewsick to Barrow in May JIM DAVIS
Off for an early start, the main runners at the Kewsick to Barrow in May JIM DAVIS
Keswick to Barrow committee to give away record-breaking sum to charities
A LANDMARK year for a much-loved community fundraiser has proven cause for a double celebration, as event organisers prepare to give away a record-breaking amount of money.

The Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment parade through Barrow town centre, exercising its freedom of the borough

Aimee Robinson, centre, with, from left, Paris Kendall, Aimee's dad Paul Robinson, Gemma Woodburn and Kian Costley

 The Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment parade through Barrow town centre, exercising its freedom of the borough
The Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment parade through Barrow town centre, exercising its freedom of the borough
Army heroes and fundraisers put forward to be Barrow Switch-on Stars
ARMY personnel and charity fundraisers have been put forward to be the Barrow Christmas Lights Switch-on Star.

Snowy scenes around Torver

Snow at Kirkstone Pass

Snow outside of Ulverston

Snow in Ulverston

A tree fell on a police car on the A592

A tree fell on a tanker on the A590

Snow outside of Ulverston

Snow outside of Ulverston

Snow on the A686 in Cumbria. Picture: Cumbria County Council

Snowy scenes around Torver

Snowy scenes around Torver

Snowy scenes around Torver

Snowy scenes around Torver

Snowy scenes around Torver

Snow transforms Tarn Hows, Coniston

 Snowy scenes around Torver
Snowy scenes around Torver
Traffic chaos in South Cumbria after heavy rain and snowfall
MOTORISTS experienced significant delays after heavy rain and snow fell in South Cumbria overnight.

Barrie Wendt from Coniston is made an MBE by Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace

 Barrie Wendt from Coniston is made an MBE by Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace
Barrie Wendt from Coniston is made an MBE by Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace
Dedicated Oxfam volunteer from Coniston picks up his MBE at Buckingham Palace
A CHARITY shop volunteer who has toured the world to help communities improve their yields of plants and crops has received an MBE from the Queen.

The wreckage of Donald Campbell's Bluebird being recovered from Coniston Water.

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Donald Campbell in the cockpit of Bluebird at Coniston Water.

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Engineer Leo Villa, centre, as Donald Campbell's Bluebird is prepared at Coniston Water.

EM ARCHIVE

Bluebird prepares to ignite its engine after 49 years.

Credit: BBC

 The wreckage of Donald Campbell's Bluebird being recovered from Coniston Water. EM ARCHIVE
The wreckage of Donald Campbell's Bluebird being recovered from Coniston Water. EM ARCHIVE
Bluebird - icon of speed - resurrected after 49 years
A SIGNIFICANT milestone has been reached in bringing a marvel of British engineering back to life.

THE EQUALISER Coniston's Phil Edmonson is congratulated after scoring by Jake Biles CHRIS WEST

ON THE FLY Coniston's keeper Robert Warne goes aerial CHRIS WEST

KICKING ON Furness Cavaliers' Will Hinde plays the ball forward CHRIS WEST

TACKLE TIME Furness Cavaliers' Jacob Millard is challenged CHRIS WEST

SLIDE RULE Coniston's Andrew Warne passes the ball on CHRIS WEST

FURNESS SENIOR CUP FOOTBALL, FURNESS CAVALIERS RES / CONISTON. Barrow. Cav's James McGoldrick. 5th November 2016. CHRIS WEST

DRAMA Coniston attack the Cavaliers goal CHRIS WEST

PUSHING THROUGH Cavs' James McGoldrick attacks agains Coniston CHRIS WEST

FURNESS SENIOR CUP FOOTBALL, FURNESS CAVALIERS RES / CONISTON. Barrow. Coniston's Phil Edmonson lifts the ball over the keeper to score. 5th November 2016. CHRIS WEST

FURNESS SENIOR CUP FOOTBALL, FURNESS CAVALIERS RES / CONISTON. Barrow. Coniston's Jake Biles. 5th November 2016. CHRIS WEST

FURNESS SENIOR CUP FOOTBALL, FURNESS CAVALIERS RES / CONISTON. Barrow. Coniston's keeper Robert Warne gathers the ball. 5th November 2016. CHRIS WEST

IN CONTROL Coniston's Phil Edmonson on the ball at Rampside Road CHRIS WEST

SKIPPING PAST Furness Cavaliers' Jacob Millard looks to evade a Coniston tackle CHRIS WEST

 THE EQUALISER Coniston's Phil Edmonson is congratulated after scoring by Jake Biles CHRIS WEST
THE EQUALISER Coniston's Phil Edmonson is congratulated after scoring by Jake Biles CHRIS WEST
Coniston edge past Furness Cavaliers in dramatic penalty shootout
CONISTON came through the lottery of a penalty shootout to advance against Furness Cavaliers reserves in the Furness Senior Cup.

Bob McCarthy on one of his record runs

 Bob McCarthy on one of his record runs
Bob McCarthy on one of his record runs
Records made at celebrated sporting event on Coniston Water
RECORDS were made on the final day of the 46th annual Power Boat Records week in Coniston.

The aftermath of the fire at Esps Farm. MILTON HAWORTH

The aftermath of the fire at Esps Farm. MILTON HAWORTH

The aftermath of the fire at Esps Farm. MILTON HAWORTH

Walney was one of the crews called to the fire

 The aftermath of the fire at Esps Farm. MILTON HAWORTH
The aftermath of the fire at Esps Farm. MILTON HAWORTH
WITH VIDEO: Farm buildings destroyed by fire which took firefighters more than six hours to bring under control
A MASSIVE blaze has destroyed a series of farm buildings and part of a house near to Lowick Green just outside of Ulverston.

Tom Quinn pictured with his bike outside his place of work at NW Total Engineered Solutions in Andrews Way, Barrow. LEANNE BOLGER

Tom Quinn pictured with his bike outside his place of work at NW Total Engineered Solutions in Andrews Way, Barrow. LEANNE BOLGER

Tom Quinn takes on the Yorkshire Three Peaks. SUBMITTED

Tom Quinn stands on part of Hadrian's Wall while completing The Wall Rat Race. SUBMITTED

Tom Quinn in the Himalayas while hiking to Mount Everest Base Camp. SUBMITTED

 Tom Quinn pictured with his bike outside his place of work at NW Total Engineered Solutions in Andrews Way, Barrow. LEANNE BOLGER
Tom Quinn pictured with his bike outside his place of work at NW Total Engineered Solutions in Andrews Way, Barrow. LEANNE BOLGER
Challenge 30 awaits Barrow adventurer celebrating his 30th with gruelling physical tests
A BARROW adventurer who pledged to do 30 incredible things to mark turning 30 is preparing for his final challenge.

Carlisle Christmas lights switch on

Whitehaven Christmas Lights Switch On

Brampton enjoys a snowfall on its switch-on

Barrow's switch-on has been saved

 Carlisle Christmas lights switch on
Carlisle Christmas lights switch on
Cumbria Christmas lights switch-on guide 2016
IT'S beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and soon Cumbria will have the decorations and lights to match.

BRUCE ALMIGHTY Matty Bruce scores one of his hat-trick of goals for Kirkby United in their 7-2 cup thrashing of Bootle last weekend JON GRANGER

Kirkby V Bootle Matty Bruce celebrating his goal with Paul Cleasby 29/10/2016 JON GRANGER

 BRUCE ALMIGHTY Matty Bruce scores one of his hat-trick of goals for Kirkby United in their 7-2 cup thrashing of Bootle last weekend JON GRANGER
BRUCE ALMIGHTY Matty Bruce scores one of his hat-trick of goals for Kirkby United in their 7-2 cup thrashing of Bootle last weekend JON GRANGER
Kirkby hoping for more fireworks against Swarthmoor
KIRKBY United provided fireworks in front of goal with a magnificent seven last weekend - and their cracking form could make it a happy Bonfire Night for the Villagers.

Raku pots by Martin Miles and Siobhan Newton

Stained glass by Debbie Cropley

 Raku pots by Martin Miles and Siobhan Newton
Raku pots by Martin Miles and Siobhan Newton
Annual Craft Fair to return to Coniston's Brantwood
THE best in North West crafts will be on sale at Brantwood's annual winter market.