SearchResult
Your Results
The search for "coniston" returned 2953 hits

John Ruskin who lived at Brantwood, Coniston SUBMITTED ruskin-aug-27

A Ruskin Pottery bowl at the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery SUBMITTED ruskin-aug-27

A Ruskin Pottery vase at the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery SUBMITTED ruskin-aug-27

A Ruskin Pottery vase at the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery SUBMITTED ruskin-aug-27


          John Ruskin who lived at Brantwood, Coniston SUBMITTED ruskin-aug-27
John Ruskin who lived at Brantwood, Coniston SUBMITTED ruskin-aug-27
Ruskin inspired new industry from his Coniston base
THE writings of Victorian art critic and social visionary John Ruskin inspired people to follow his lead.

Seathwaite Church in the Duddon Valley SUBMITTED lonsdale-aug-27

The steam yacht Gondola on Coniston Water EM ARCHIVE lonsdale-aug-27

Gleaston castle SUBMITTED lonsdale-aug-27

Grizedale Hall during its time as a Second World War prison camp SUBMITTED lonsdale-aug-27

A worker at Backbarrow Blue Mills in the 1970s SUBMITTED lonsdale-aug-27

A silver penny of King Edward I who reigned from 1272 to 1307 and gave Ulverston its market charter SUBMITTED lonsdale-aug-27

 Seathwaite Church in the Duddon Valley SUBMITTED lonsdale-aug-27
Seathwaite Church in the Duddon Valley SUBMITTED lonsdale-aug-27
Duddon Valley starts Ulverston lecture series
THE story of the Duddon Valley starts the autumn programme of talks for an Ulverston-based local history group.

Donald Campbell in the cockpit of Bluebird at Coniston Water EM ARCHIVE bluebird-aug-26

Engineer Leo Villa, centre, as Donald Campbell's Bluebird is prepared at Coniston Water EM ARCHIVE bluebird-aug-26

The wreckage of Donald Campbell's Bluebird being recovered from Coniston Water EM ARCHIVE bluebird-aug-26

 Donald Campbell in the cockpit of Bluebird at Coniston Water EM ARCHIVE bluebird-aug-26
Donald Campbell in the cockpit of Bluebird at Coniston Water EM ARCHIVE bluebird-aug-26
Talk on career of Coniston water speed record breaker
THE racing career of the speedboat most closely associated with Coniston Water will feature in a talk this autumn.

John Ruskin School head boy and head girl, Callum Slater and Samantha Lafferty

Students from windermere

Students from windermere

James Mason achieved 6A*s 2As and 1B at Cartmel Priory School. MILTON HAWORTH

James Mason acheived 6A*s 2As and 1B. MILTON HAWORTH

Zoe Webster, Emily Chick and Charlotte Mallinson at Cartmel Priory School. MILTON HAWORTH

 John Ruskin School head boy and head girl, Callum Slater and Samantha Lafferty
John Ruskin School head boy and head girl, Callum Slater and Samantha Lafferty
Schools across South Lakes deliver some of their best-ever results
SCHOOLS across the South Lakes are once again celebrating another excellent year of exam results.

Callum Slater on the National Citizen Scheme

Callum Slater, of Ulverston who is waiting for his GCSE results.

Callum Slater on the National Citizen Scheme

 Callum Slater on the National Citizen Scheme
Callum Slater on the National Citizen Scheme
National Citizen Service kept my mind off waiting for GCSE results - Ulverston student
TOMORROW students from across South Cumbria finally get their hands on their GCSE results.

Having fun in the puddles are (L-R) Jessica Lea, six, and Eliza Lea, three. LINDSEY DICKINGS

Sheep shearing demonstration by Stephen Dugdale. LINDSEY DICKINGS

Crowds watch the dog show. LINDSEY DICKINGS

Judge Donald Wilkinson inspecting the novice sticks competition. LINDSEY DICKINGS

Decorative crook in the sticks competition. LINDSEY DICKINGS

Ryan Armstrong (left) and Charlie Dickson (right) battle it out in the Cumberland and Westmorland Wrestling. LINDSEY DICKINGS

 Having fun in the puddles are (L-R) Jessica Lea, six, and Eliza Lea, three. LINDSEY DICKINGS
Having fun in the puddles are (L-R) Jessica Lea, six, and Eliza Lea, three. LINDSEY DICKINGS
GALLERY: Cumbria country life celebrated as families enjoy show
RURAL life was celebrated in all of its glory at one of the most popular and long-running shows in Cumbria yesterday.

Pig Street, Bootle. LEANNE BOLGER

Flooding in Bootle. LEANNE BOLGER

The A595 closed because of flooding. LEANNE BOLGER

The A595 closed because of flooding. LEANNE BOLGER

Map showing the flood alert area.

Emergency response in Bootle. LEANNE BOLGER

The scene this morning in Bootle. LEANNE BOLGER

Bootle flooding. LEANNE BOLGER

Flooding in Bootle. LEANNE BOLGER

Flooding in Bootle. LEANNE BOLGER

Rescuers at the scene in Bootle. LEANNE BOLGER

Flooding in Watery Lane, Ulverston. MILTON HAWORTH

Watery Lane in Ulverston. MILTON HAWORTH

Watery Lane in Ulverston. MILTON HAWORTH

Dragley Beck in Ulverston. IAN DUNSTAN

Flooding at Corney Fell. JO MCGRATH

Flooding at Duddon Bridge. JO MCGRATH

A submerged car at Duddon Bridge. JO MCGRATH

Sandra Duck owner of Low Millhome, one of the flooded properties in Bootle. LEANNE BOLGER

Bootle floods. LEANNE BOLGER

Flooding in Bootle. LEANNE BOLGER

Councillor Andrew Butcher assess the water levels near North Lonsdale Road in Ulverston. SUBMITTED

 Pig Street, Bootle. LEANNE BOLGER
Pig Street, Bootle. LEANNE BOLGER
Flash floods cause chaos in South Cumbria as river levels remain high
FLOODING has caused chaos across South Cumbria today, with homes evacuated and traffic grinding to a halt.

EAGER Puppies fight for the judges' attention at Lakeland Country Fair LINDSEY DICKINGS

Elise Kershaw from Barrow crashes at the start of the under-fives sack race MILTON HAWORTH

Lakeland Country Fair Sheenah Alcock Photography

 EAGER Puppies fight for the judges' attention at Lakeland Country Fair LINDSEY DICKINGS
EAGER Puppies fight for the judges' attention at Lakeland Country Fair LINDSEY DICKINGS
Hundreds set to enjoy traditional country fair in Cumbria
A TRADITIONAL show which showcases all things Cumbrian is expected to draw hundreds of visitors on Sunday.

Swallows and Amazons (2016)

Swallows and Amazons (2016)

CUTOUT Undated Film Still Handout from Swallows and Amazons. Pictured: Rafe Spall. See PA Feature FILM Spall. Picture credit should read: PA Photo/StudioCanal. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature FILM Spall.

Premiere of Swallows and Amazons at The Theatre by the Lake in Keswick.Jessica Hynes, Kelly Macdonald and Jessica Hynes and Kelly Macdonald. 24th July 2016 JONATHAN BECKER 50085099F002.JPG

Swallows And Amazons

Swallows and Amazons (2016)

Undated Film Still Handout from Swallows and Amazons. See PA Feature FILM Reviews. Picture credit should read: PA Photo/StudioCanal. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature FILM Reviews.

Undated Film Still Handout from Swallows and Amazons. Pictured: Rafe Spall. See PA Feature FILM Spall. Picture credit should read: PA Photo/StudioCanal. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature FILM Spall.

Undated Film Still Handout from Swallows and Amazons. See PA Feature FILM Reviews. Picture credit should read: PA Photo/StudioCanal. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature FILM Reviews.

Undated Film Still Handout from Swallows and Amazons. Pictured: Teddie-Rose Malleson-Allen, Rafe Spall and Kelly MacDonald. See PA Feature FILM Spall. Picture credit should read: PA Photo/StudioCanal. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature FILM Spall.

15 August 2016. Submitted pic. Kielder Water Sailing Club is preparing to give would-be sailors a taste of the Swallows and Amazons experience.

Undated Film Still Handout from Swallows and Amazons. Pictured: Rafe Spall. See PA Feature FILM Reviews. Picture credit should read: PA Photo/StudioCanal. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature FILM Reviews.

Swallows and Amazons (2016)

Swallows and Amazons (2016)

Swallows and Amazons (2016)

Gondola gliding down Coniston Water on the way to Lake Bank by Tiree Dawson lake-may-12

Undated Handout Photo of the gondola at Coniston Water. See PA Feature TRAVEL Lake District. Picture credit should read: PA Photo/Handout. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature TRAVEL Lake District.

 Swallows and Amazons (2016)
Swallows and Amazons (2016)
Swallows and Amazons: links to the Lakes
WITH the new Swallows and Amazons film due to hit cinemas this weekend it will no doubt draw crowds from all over the Furness peninsula.

BAT'S ENTERTAINMENT Sophie Wicks and Noah Harris ready for action at Broughton Victory HallLEANNE BOLGER

LET'S PLAY George Stephenson and Robyn Jackson enjoying the summer holiday sports in Broughton LEANNE BOLGER

PICK A TARGET Sam Jackson takes part in a game of dodgeball LEANNE BOLGER

NEW SKILLS Cameron Newby enjoys the summer holiday sports in Broughton LEANNE BOLGER

IN A CLINCH Poppy Clinch keeps a tight hold LEANNE BOLGER

NEW BOY Rohan Newby ready to move in a game of dodgeball LEANNE BOLGER

 BAT'S ENTERTAINMENT Sophie Wicks and Noah Harris ready for action at Broughton Victory HallLEANNE BOLGER
BAT'S ENTERTAINMENT Sophie Wicks and Noah Harris ready for action at Broughton Victory HallLEANNE BOLGER
Kids enjoy sporting fun with Broughton summer activities
RURAL hubs have turned into sporting venues as summer sports have taken off across South Cumbria.

Danny, the Champion of the World

A previous Illyria production at Brantwood

 Danny, the Champion of the World
Danny, the Champion of the World
Champion outdoor theatre show heading for Lakes
ROALD Dahl's classic tale Danny, the Champion of the World is the latest outdoor theatre show to be staged at Brantwood.

King's Own soldier Benjamin Atkinson Kirkby BILL MYERS kirkby-aug-16

The memorial scroll given to the family of soldier King's Own soldier Benjamin Atkinson Kirkby BILL MYERS kirkby-aug-16

 King's Own soldier Benjamin Atkinson Kirkby BILL MYERS kirkby-aug-16
King's Own soldier Benjamin Atkinson Kirkby BILL MYERS kirkby-aug-16
Display tells story of quarry worker who went to war
AMONG the Somme casualties featured in the exhibition at Lancaster is Benjamin Atkinson Kirkby who had strong links with Coniston and Millom.

FURNESS GENERAL HOSPITAL

 FURNESS GENERAL HOSPITAL
FURNESS GENERAL HOSPITAL
Rescue teams help injured walkers to Barrow hospital twice in 24 hours.
VOLUNTEERS came to the aid of injured walkers twice in two days, helping get both safely to hospital in Barrow.

Swallows and Amazons (2016)

Swallows and Amazons (2016)

Swallows and Amazons (2016)

Swallows and Amazons (2016)

Swallows and Amazons (2016)

Swallows and Amazons (2016)

Swallows and Amazons (2016)

Swallows and Amazons (2016)

Swallows and Amazons (2016)

Swallows and Amazons (2016)

Swallows and Amazons (2016)

Swallows and Amazons (2016)

 Swallows and Amazons (2016)
Swallows and Amazons (2016)
Swallows and Amazons puts Lake District scenery in spotlight
CUMBRIA will be thrust into the limelight this week when the beautiful Lake District hits the big screen in the new Swallows and Amazons adaptation.

Walk organiser Roger Harris

Sophia and Molly Harris take part in the walk

Walk organiser Roger Harris

Walkers at Rampside

Walkers at Rampside

 Walk organiser Roger Harris
Walk organiser Roger Harris
Friends of the X112 raise £1,000 for Barrow to Coniston service
SUPPORTERS of a valued bus service turned out in droves to walk the length of its route in a bid to raise funds vital for its survival.

The Gondola on Coniston Water

Chris Wiltshire is given a helping hand as he makes a fire for a brew

Chris Wiltshire takes time out from his bushcraft activities to enjoy the surroundings on St Herbert Island, Derwentwater.

Swallows and Amazons

.

 The Gondola on Coniston Water
The Gondola on Coniston Water
Swallows and Amazons: the Lake District settings
The cinema release of Swallows And Amazons will likely evoke many memories of childhood adventures. Chris Wiltshire visits film locations in the Lake District and proves you're never too old to enjoy Arthur Ransome's classic tale.

Joshua Mason, eight, from Allithwaite

Joshua Mason, eight, from Allithwaite

Joshua Mason, eight, from Allithwaite

Joshua Mason, eight, from Allithwaite

Joshua Mason (left) with brother Samuel, mum Andrea and dad Chris

Joshua Mason (right) with brother Samuel, mum Andrea and dad Chris

Joshua Mason's immersive baptism at Coniston Water.

Joshua Mason's immersive baptism at Coniston Water.

Joshua Mason's immersive baptism at Coniston Water.

 Joshua Mason, eight, from Allithwaite
Joshua Mason, eight, from Allithwaite
Little boy baptised in Coniston Water because he has a friend in Jesus
IN a world where social media and popular culture usually take precedence over spiritual priorities it is refreshing to see a young boy who felt so close to Jesus that he chose an immersive baptism in the Lake District.

The aftermath of a crash at Rusland on the A590 in south Cumbria Pic Cumbria Roads Police

 The aftermath of a crash at Rusland on the A590 in south Cumbria Pic Cumbria Roads Police
The aftermath of a crash at Rusland on the A590 in south Cumbria Pic Cumbria Roads Police
Traffic returns to normal on A590 after earlier four-vehicle crash.
TRAFFIC flow has returned to normal on the A590 after an earlier four-vehicle crash.

BREW SIR Millom Hardknott Brewery director David Bailey with his Azimuth Indian Pale Ale JON GRANGER

Dave Bailey brewing at Hardknott Brewery, Millom

Coniston Brewing Company products

The Black Bull Hotel in Coniston

 BREW SIR Millom Hardknott Brewery director David Bailey with his Azimuth Indian Pale Ale JON GRANGER
BREW SIR Millom Hardknott Brewery director David Bailey with his Azimuth Indian Pale Ale JON GRANGER
Hardknott and Coniston to receive 'stamp of approval' for their beers and ales
CRAFT brewers like Coniston and Hardknott in Millom will have their handiwork recognised by a new initiative which awards a seal of approval to authentic artisanal and locally made products.

TREBLE TOPS Last year's men's Glaxo Hoad Hill Harriers summer 10k winner Phil Waite of Barrow Striders (centre) with runner-up Danny Parkinson and third-placed finisher Alan Bowness LINDSEY DICKINGS

 TREBLE TOPS Last year's men's Glaxo Hoad Hill Harriers summer 10k winner Phil Waite of Barrow Striders (centre) with runner-up Danny Parkinson and third-placed finisher Alan Bowness LINDSEY DICKINGS
TREBLE TOPS Last year's men's Glaxo Hoad Hill Harriers summer 10k winner Phil Waite of Barrow Striders (centre) with runner-up Danny Parkinson and third-placed finisher Alan Bowness LINDSEY DICKINGS
Anniversary Glaxo 10k run set to attract bumper field
ONE of the biggest events in the South Cumbrian running calendar takes place tonight, with the 30th staging of the Glaxo Hoad Hill Harriers summer 10k.

Army Cadets from Barrow, Dalton and Walney took to Coniston Water for canoeing activities.

 Army Cadets from Barrow, Dalton and Walney took to Coniston Water for canoeing activities.
Army Cadets from Barrow, Dalton and Walney took to Coniston Water for canoeing activities.
Splashing canoe adventure for South Cumbria Army cadets
South Cumbria Army Cadets enjoyed a splashing canoe adventure as part of a skills building weekend.

Artwork featured in the Channelling Ruskin exhibition by the Impress Group

 Artwork featured in the Channelling Ruskin exhibition by the Impress Group
Artwork featured in the Channelling Ruskin exhibition by the Impress Group
Printmakers inspired by Ruskin set up showcase in his Lakes home
A GROUP of printmakers inspired by Lakes artist John Ruskin will stage a new exhibition at his former Coniston home.

Guillemont Road Cemetery is the resting place of Pte J. Barrow the only South Cumbria of 20 killed on August 8 in 1916 to have a known grave SUBMITTED casualty-aug-09

The Thiepval Memorial bears the names of 19 South Cumbrians to die on August 8 in 1916 SUBMITTED casualty-aug-09

Coniston soldier Richard Usher who died on August 8 in 1916 EM ARCHIVE casualty-aug-09

Coniston soldier Solomon Robinson who died on August 8 in 1916 EM ARCHIVE casualty-aug-09

Dalton Soldier John Gill who died on August 8 in 1916 EM ARCHIVE casualty-aug-09

Ulverston soldier John Cloudsdale who died on August 8 in 1916 EM ARCHIVE casualty-aug-09

Ulverston soldier Thomas Cloudsdale who died on August 8 in 1916 EM ARCHIVE casualty-aug-09

Ulverston soldier Nelson Athersmith who died on August 8 in 1916 EM ARCHIVE casualty-aug-09

 Guillemont Road Cemetery is the resting place of Pte J. Barrow the only South Cumbria of 20 killed on August 8 in 1916 to have a known grave SUBMITTED casualty-aug-09
Guillemont Road Cemetery is the resting place of Pte J. Barrow the only South Cumbria of 20 killed on August 8 in 1916 to have a known grave SUBMITTED casualty-aug-09
Nine Ulverston lives lost in Somme attack a century ago today
WITH just one known exception, the South Cumbrian men of the 1/4th Battalion of the King’s Own to be killed on August 8 in 2016 have no known graves and are named on the Thiepval Memorial to the “missing” of the Battle of the Somme.

Troops leaving their trenches on the Somme in 1916 SUBMITTED story-aug-09

A First World War trench mortar SUBMITTED story-aug-09

Trones Wood in August 10 in 1916 SUBMITTED story-aug-09

 Troops leaving their trenches on the Somme in 1916 SUBMITTED story-aug-09
Troops leaving their trenches on the Somme in 1916 SUBMITTED story-aug-09
Friendly fire contributed to 20 South Cumbrian deaths on this day in 1916
THE Battle of the Somme had many bad days but perhaps none so bad for Furness - and especially Ulverston - as August 8 in 1916.

Coniston soldiers of the King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment shown in 1915 before they went to the trenches of France and Belgium SUBMITTED Coniston-aug-09

 Coniston soldiers of the King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment shown in 1915 before they went to the trenches of France and Belgium SUBMITTED Coniston-aug-09
Coniston soldiers of the King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment shown in 1915 before they went to the trenches of France and Belgium SUBMITTED Coniston-aug-09
Almost a year for family to hear that Coniston Somme soldier was dead
VICKY Slowe, director and curator at the Ruskin Museum, Coniston, has been looking at the military careers of three men with close links to the village who were killed fighting with the King’s Own on August 8 a century ago today.

Callum Slater, NCS student blogger

 Callum Slater, NCS student blogger
Callum Slater, NCS student blogger
'NCS an experience to change your life’
THIS summer teenager Callum Slater has been taking part in the life changing National Citizen Service scheme with Inspira.

CARTMEL SHOW 2016 --- Cartmel Show held at Cartmel Racecourse. // Pictured: Thumbs up from Harry Sharp of Coniston, helping out on his granddad’s stall Wednesday 3rd August 2016 LINDSEY DICKINGS

Olivia Doyle, 6, showing at Cartmel.

CARTMEL SHOW 2016 --- Cartmel Show held at

 CARTMEL SHOW 2016 --- Cartmel Show held at Cartmel Racecourse. // Pictured: Thumbs up from Harry Sharp of Coniston, helping out on his granddad’s stall Wednesday 3rd August 2016 LINDSEY DICKINGS
CARTMEL SHOW 2016 --- Cartmel Show held at Cartmel Racecourse. // Pictured: Thumbs up from Harry Sharp of Coniston, helping out on his granddad’s stall Wednesday 3rd August 2016 LINDSEY DICKINGS
Crowds blown away by Cartmel Show's diverse displays
A BLUSTERY day did nothing to deter the crowds of South Cumbria fair goers as they gathered in their masses at Cartmel Show to sample the country delights and agricultural spectacles.

Out on Rampside Road in the 50mile ride of The Tour de Furness in 2015

A group cycle down Rampside Road in the Tour de Furness 2015

Tour de Furness organisers Geoff James and David Salt get some tips from Topmark sales assistant Sharon Lovidge

Barrow. Topmark Cycles on Greengate St. was the venue for the launch of Tour de Furness. Organisers from Furness LIons Geoff James and David Salt try some helmets on. Friday July 1st 2016. PICTURES by MILTON HAWORTH.

 Out on Rampside Road in the 50mile ride of The Tour de Furness in 2015
Out on Rampside Road in the 50mile ride of The Tour de Furness in 2015
Cyclists race to sign up to Furness sports event
CYCLISTS are racing to sign up to one of the biggest mass participation events in south Cumbria.

Ashness Bridge

Looking over Ashness Bridge to Derwent Water and Skiddaw

20 of the most popular picnic spots in Cumbria
IN the summer months, nothing beats a picnic outdoors. And nowhere beats Cumbria for a wide variety of locations to enjoy one, surrounded by great views almost everywhere you turn
South Cumbria residents targeted by scammers claiming to be from Cumbria County Council
POLICE have issued a warning to residents in South Cumbria following a number of reports of scam calls claiming to be from Cumbria County Council.