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TASTE CUMBRIA --- Taste Cumbria festival in Ulverston // Pictured: David Smith (centre) and others taste the delights created in the demonstration kitchen Saturday 27th May 2017 LINDSEY DICKINGS

TASTE CUMBRIA --- Taste Cumbria festival in Ulverston // Pictured: Crowds on Market Street Saturday 27th May 2017 LINDSEY DICKINGS


          TASTE CUMBRIA --- Taste Cumbria festival in Ulverston // Pictured: David Smith (centre) and others taste the delights created in the demonstration kitchen Saturday 27th May 2017 LINDSEY DICKINGS
TASTE CUMBRIA --- Taste Cumbria festival in Ulverston // Pictured: David Smith (centre) and others taste the delights created in the demonstration kitchen Saturday 27th May 2017 LINDSEY DICKINGS
Ulverston festival basks in sun - before deluge brings day to a early end
A TOWN'S festival welcomed the county's finest food and drink before torrential rain brought the day to an abrupt halt.

Comedy duo: A signed photograph of Ulverston-born actor Stan Laurel and screen partner Oliver Hardy which could sell for up to £400 SUBMITTED auction-may-27

Sold: Valuer David Hunter from 1818 Auctioneers with a railway poster showing Grange outdoor pool which made £380 SUBMITTED auction-may-27

Coniston resident: A terracotta bust of Victorian writer and artist John Ruskin could sell for up to £400 SUBMITTED auction-may-27

Near Miss: A programme from Barrow Rugby League Club's first visit to Wembley for the Challenge Cup final in 1938 where they lost by seven points to four SUBMITTED auction-may-27

Literary giant: The cover of The Tailor of Gloucester by Beatrix Potter SUBMITTED auction-may-27

Country view: The watercolour Sunshine and Clouds, Coniston by Henry Robinson Wilkinson is being sold by Mitchells at Cockermouth SUBMITTED auction-may-27

Chilly day: The watercolour The First Snow, Coniston Fells by Henry Robinson Wilkinson is being sold by Mitchells at Cockermouth SUBMITTED auction-may-27

 Comedy duo: A signed photograph of Ulverston-born actor Stan Laurel and screen partner Oliver Hardy which could sell for up to £400 SUBMITTED auction-may-27
Comedy duo: A signed photograph of Ulverston-born actor Stan Laurel and screen partner Oliver Hardy which could sell for up to £400 SUBMITTED auction-may-27
Auction time for photo signed by Ulverston's Stan Laurel
THE Ulverston-born comic actor Stan Laurel features in a sale being held on June 7 in Surrey.

Practice makes perfect: UVHS Wind Band rehearsing with Ruth Wardle LEANNE BOLGER

Talented: UVHS Wind Band rehearsing with Ruth Wardle LEANNE BOLGERR

Former student: Royal Marine musician Ruth Wardle LEANNE BOLGER

 Practice makes perfect: UVHS Wind Band rehearsing with Ruth Wardle LEANNE BOLGER
Practice makes perfect: UVHS Wind Band rehearsing with Ruth Wardle LEANNE BOLGER
Students excited to perform alongside military musicians
TALENTED student musicians are excited to be performing alongside a world renowned military band this weekend.

Big result: Wilf Heywood was a winner fro Hawcoat Park as they beat Co-op 8-3 JON GRANGER

 Big result: Wilf Heywood was a winner fro Hawcoat Park as they beat Co-op 8-3 JON GRANGER
Big result: Wilf Heywood was a winner fro Hawcoat Park as they beat Co-op 8-3 JON GRANGER
Hawcoat Park have the edge after beating title rivals
HAWCOAT Park won the top-of-the-table clash in the Deltawaite Ltd Furness Senior Citizens Bowling Division One.

MICHAEL PORTILLO: Michael Portillo

 MICHAEL PORTILLO: Michael Portillo
MICHAEL PORTILLO: Michael Portillo
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Bay watch: From left: Polly Sibley, from Ulverston, Chloe Wakefield, from Barrow and Iris Adams from Gleaston have fun in the sun at Bardsea LINDSEY DICKINGS

Cooling off: From left: Chloe Wakefield, Polly Sibley and Iris Adams LINDSEY DICKINGS

Feeling the heat: Look after your pets in the hot weather

 Bay watch: From left: Polly Sibley, from Ulverston, Chloe Wakefield, from Barrow and Iris Adams from Gleaston have fun in the sun at Bardsea LINDSEY DICKINGS
Bay watch: From left: Polly Sibley, from Ulverston, Chloe Wakefield, from Barrow and Iris Adams from Gleaston have fun in the sun at Bardsea LINDSEY DICKINGS
Joy for sun worshippers as temperatures soar
STOCK up on sun cream and grab your hats, as the hottest spell since September arrives this week.

Upbeat: Barrow skipper Toby Mowat

 Upbeat: Barrow skipper Toby Mowat
Upbeat: Barrow skipper Toby Mowat
Barrow CC ready to mount a charge
WITH a win against one of the big guns under their belts and a professional finding form with bat and ball, it is no wonder Barrow CC skipper Toby Mowat is in upbeat mood.

Lights, camera, auction: David Brookes of 1818 Auctioneers with a pair of life-sized carvings of Spanish soldiers which will go under the hammer next month

Mystery figures: A pair of life-sized carvings of Spanish soldiers which will go under the hammer at 1818 Auctioneers next month

 Lights, camera, auction: David Brookes of 1818 Auctioneers with a pair of life-sized carvings of Spanish soldiers which will go under the hammer next month
Lights, camera, auction: David Brookes of 1818 Auctioneers with a pair of life-sized carvings of Spanish soldiers which will go under the hammer next month
Life-sized statues spark Spanish inquisition for south Cumbria auctioneers
A SOUTH Cumbria auction house has launched its own inquisition after two life-size carvings of Spanish soldiers were discovered at a house clearance near Ulverston.

Second place: Ben Blanchard and Bob Hargreaves in their Hillman Avenger GT

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Driver debut: Gary Newton and Tony Walker in their Ford Ka

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 Second place: Ben Blanchard and Bob Hargreaves in their Hillman Avenger GT www.pro-rally.co.uk
Second place: Ben Blanchard and Bob Hargreaves in their Hillman Avenger GT www.pro-rally.co.uk
Ulverston navigator makes his mark as rally season hots up
The 2017 Rally season has moved up a gear in recent weeks with South Lakeland competitors in the thick of the action in England, Scotland and Wales… writes PHIL JAMES .

Crowds: Thousands enjoyed the sunshine at the Taste Cumbria Ulverston food festival in 2015 MILTON HAWORTH

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Expertise: Ben Queen-Fryer gives a demonstration on the stage in Market Street for the Taste Cumbria Ulverston food festival in 2015 MILTON HAWORTH

Stalls: The market in New Market Street in 2015 MILTON HAWORTH

Skills: Andrew Beaton gives a cookery demonstration in 2016 MILTON HAWORTH

Popular: Huge crowds in Market Street at the festival last year MILTON HAWORTH

 Crowds: Thousands enjoyed the sunshine at the Taste Cumbria Ulverston food festival in 2015 MILTON HAWORTH
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Crowds: Thousands enjoyed the sunshine at the Taste Cumbria Ulverston food festival in 2015 MILTON HAWORTH
Ulverston food festival to offer a feast of entertainment
A FOOD festival will return to a south Cumbria town this weekend with a host of entertainment for all the family.

Taking Stock: Jake Stockdale scored for Barrow Island in their Frank Reid Cup final win over Walney LINDSEY DICKINGS

 Taking Stock: Jake Stockdale scored for Barrow Island in their Frank Reid Cup final win over Walney LINDSEY DICKINGS
Taking Stock: Jake Stockdale scored for Barrow Island in their Frank Reid Cup final win over Walney LINDSEY DICKINGS
Barrow Island stage impressive comeback to beat Walney to Frank Reid Cup
BARROW Island landed the first silverware of the Barrow and District League season, with a 26-22 win over Walney Central in the Frank Reid Cup final, writes JEFF COWARD.

Close: Nicola Marklove (centre) with daughters Kristina (left) and Eleanor

Plans: Nicola Marklove's daughters Kristina and Eleanor Edwards MILTON HAWORTH

Happy memories: Nicola Marklove (centre) with daughters Eleanor (left) and Kristina Edwards, Nicola's husband Mike Marklove and his daughter Becky Marklove

Support: Nicola Marklove (centre) with daughters Kristina (left) and Eleanor

Fundraiser: Some of the guests supporting the Fashion and Fizz show MILTON HAWORTH

Charitable: Julie Stephens offered free massages at the event MILTON HAWORTH

Styles: Clothes from Pure and Pretty Things in Ulverston are modelled at the event MILTON HAWORTH

Spotlight: Caitlin Keeble on the catwalk MILTON HAWORTH

In vogue: Zoe Fox on the runway MILTON HAWORTH

Fashion: Liz Hutt struts her stuff on the catwalk MILTON HAWORTH

Trendy: Lucy Pether on the catwalk for Pure MILTON HAWORTH

Chic: Alison Ripley modelling for Pretty Things MILTON HAWORTH

Sophisticated: Eleanor Keevil MILTON HAWORTH

Voice: Florey Dobson entertains MILTON HAWORTH

 Close: Nicola Marklove (centre) with daughters Kristina (left) and Eleanor
Close: Nicola Marklove (centre) with daughters Kristina (left) and Eleanor
Inspirational south Cumbria mum dies after cancer battle
TWO daughters have paid tribute to their inspirational mum who refused to give up fighting after she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer.

Furness links: A Barrow Borough Transport minibus at the 2015 bus running day at Morecambe BILL MYERS bus-may-25

Vintage travel: A 1939 Leyland Titan double decker outside the Winter Gardnes at the Morecambe vintage bus day in 2013 Leyland Titan of 1939 Bill Myers bus-may-25

All aboard: Passengers returning from Carnforth during the 2015 Morecambe Running Day BILL MYERS bus-may-25

 Furness links: A Barrow Borough Transport minibus at the 2015 bus running day at Morecambe BILL MYERS bus-may-25
Furness links: A Barrow Borough Transport minibus at the 2015 bus running day at Morecambe BILL MYERS bus-may-25
Chance to ride for free on vintage buses
A NOSTALGIC ride on the buses of the past is offered on Sunday, May 28, when the Ribble Vehicle Preservation Group hosts its annual bus running day in Morecambe.

JULIAN CLARY: Julian Clary

 JULIAN CLARY: Julian Clary
JULIAN CLARY: Julian Clary
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Where it began: Croftlands Park manager Shaun Dixon with with fellow founders Matt Dean and Cameron McGoff at their old Ulverston base in 2014

Top marksman: Matt Dean's goals have helped fire Croftlands Park to glory LEANNE BOLGER

 Where it began: Croftlands Park manager Shaun Dixon with with fellow founders Matt Dean and Cameron McGoff at their old Ulverston base in 2014
Where it began: Croftlands Park manager Shaun Dixon with with fellow founders Matt Dean and Cameron McGoff at their old Ulverston base in 2014
Croftlands Park friends on and off pitch celebrate three titles on the spin
THE bonds of friendship have proven key for Croftlands Park in their rapid ascent from newcomers to being the team to beat in the Furness Premier League.

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Russell Watson announces Cumbria date for Serenade tour
OPERA superstar Russell Watson will be bringing his latest hit tour to South Cumbria this autumn.

Progress: Construction continues on land adjacent to the A590 opposite the junction with Daltongate for Ulverston's blue light hub LEANNE BOLGER

Bird's eye view: An aerial picture taken in May showing progress at the Blue Light Hub in Ulverston

 Progress: Construction continues on land adjacent to the A590 opposite the junction with Daltongate for Ulverston's blue light hub LEANNE BOLGER
Progress: Construction continues on land adjacent to the A590 opposite the junction with Daltongate for Ulverston's blue light hub LEANNE BOLGER
Two weeks of temporary traffic lights for key section of A590 in Ulverston
MOTORISTS have been warned to expect delays as temporary traffic lights are set to be installed on the A590 in Ulverston for a two-week period.

Prepared: Firefighters delivered free Heartstart training at Bender in Ulverston. Pictured are left to right; watch manager Ian Westall, Jack Newby, Shane Parkinson, firefighter Lee Thompson, Grahame Evans, Jon Lyons, Lee Slater, firefighter Joe Walker and Grant Robinson MILTON HAWORTH.

Interactive: Crew manager Shane Parkinson watches Jack Newby practice CPR on the dummy MILTON HAWORTH

 Prepared: Firefighters delivered free Heartstart training at Bender in Ulverston. Pictured are left to right; watch manager Ian Westall, Jack Newby, Shane Parkinson, firefighter Lee Thompson, Grahame Evans, Jon Lyons, Lee Slater, firefighter Joe Walker and Grant Robinson MILTON HAWORTH.
Prepared: Firefighters delivered free Heartstart training at Bender in Ulverston. Pictured are left to right; watch manager Ian Westall, Jack Newby, Shane Parkinson, firefighter Lee Thompson, Grahame Evans, Jon Lyons, Lee Slater, firefighter Joe Walker and Grant Robinson MILTON HAWORTH.
Firefighters teach life-saving skills to members of the public
THE entire workforce of an Ulverston firm are now trained to deliver life-saving treatment thanks to a free training course led by firefighters.

Champions Hawcoat Park Under-14s with the Ulverston Hospitals Cup SUBMITTED PICTURE

Celebrations: Hawcoat Park Under-14s with the Ulverston Hospitals Cup SUBMITTED PICTURE

Winners: Hawcoat Park Under-14s with the Ulverston Hospitals Cup SUBMITTED PICTURE

 Champions Hawcoat Park Under-14s with the Ulverston Hospitals Cup SUBMITTED PICTURE
Champions Hawcoat Park Under-14s with the Ulverston Hospitals Cup SUBMITTED PICTURE
Hawcoat Park break cup duck by beating nemeses Walney
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Success: Members of the Chetwynde team who progress to the Furness Schools A mini tennis final LEANNE BOLGER

Serve it up: Vickerstown's Lexie Johnson ready to start LEANNE BOLGER

Mini marvel: South Walney Juniors' Micah Thorne is keen to go LEANNE BOLGER

Ready to go: Chetwynde's Mitchell Moses waits to receive the ball LEANNE BOLGER

The receiving end: Mahiya Mohan, from Chetwynde, waits for the ball to come LEANNE BOLGER

Bounceback: Holy Family's Claudia McCullough prepares for action LEANNE BOLGER

Walney wonders: The South Walney B team at the mini tennis finals LEANNE BOLGER

On the Town: The Vickerstown B team at the mini tennis finals LEANNE BOLGER

We are family: The Holy Family B team at the mini tennis finals LEANNE BOLGER

Holming instincts: Amelia Holmes in action for Chetwynde LEANNE BOLGER

What a racket: A member of the Vickerstown B team in action LEANNE BOLGER

 Success: Members of the Chetwynde team who progress to the Furness Schools A mini tennis final LEANNE BOLGER
Success: Members of the Chetwynde team who progress to the Furness Schools A mini tennis final LEANNE BOLGER
PICTURE SPECIAL: Walney and Barrow school tennis teams rule the court
CHETWYNDE B earned a place among the top tennis teams in Furness with victory in the Catholic and Walney Schools B-team final at Hoops.

'Overwhelmed': Steve Jackson, who has bbeen nominated as Teacher of the Year in the Heart Of Ulverston awards LEANNE BOLGER

Class act: Low Furness CE School teacher Steve Jackson with pupils LEANNE BOLGER

Passion for teaching: From left: Lucy Swarbrick, Steve Jackson and Thomas Sweeting LEANNE BOLGER

 'Overwhelmed': Steve Jackson, who has bbeen nominated as Teacher of the Year in the Heart Of Ulverston awards LEANNE BOLGER
'Overwhelmed': Steve Jackson, who has bbeen nominated as Teacher of the Year in the Heart Of Ulverston awards LEANNE BOLGER
Heart of Ulverston nomination for teacher who went 'above and beyond' for his pupils
A TEACHER who spent nearly four decades shaping young minds has been honoured for the dedication he showed throughout his career.

Double success: The Windermere School under-19s boys basketball team who won the Barrow League and cup competitions SUBMITTED

Land of the Giants: Members of the Windermere School under-19s boys basketball team with Manchester Giants players Dean Wanliss, Donatas Visockis and Callum Jones SUBMITTED

 Double success: The Windermere School under-19s boys basketball team who won the Barrow League and cup competitions SUBMITTED
Double success: The Windermere School under-19s boys basketball team who won the Barrow League and cup competitions SUBMITTED
Basketball Giants help Windermere to successful season
GIANTS of the basketball court inspired Windermere School to their most successful season yet.

Top tunes: Swindon Male Voice Choir will be in concert on June 1 as part of celebrations for the 70th anniversary of Coniston Mountain Rescue Team SUBMITTED coniston-may-24

Helping hands: In June 1997 Coniston Mountain Rescue Team arranged for the recovery of wreckage from a Halifax bomber which crashed in 1944. Here are members of the Ulverston 2223 Squadron of the Air Training Corps. At the back, from left, is Holly MacGranthin, James MacGranthin and Kell McPhillips. At the front is Hayley Steel and Adam Steel EM ARCHIVE coniston-may-24

Getting ready: Members of RAF Wyton, in Cambridgeshire, get a Halifax engine ready to be lifted off the Coniston fells by helicopter in 1997 EM ARCHIVE coniston-may-24

Smooth flyer: A Chinnok RAF helicopter was used to lift engines and a propellor boss from a Halifax bomber which crashed in 1944 below Great Carrs EM ARCHIVE coniston-may-24

Finding out: In July 1996 Rob Jones, Duncan Carroll and Doug Wright of Coniston Mountain Rescue gave Matthew Green a taste of what it is like to be brought down from the fells EM ARCHIVE coniston-may-24

Cash boost: In May 1988 a cheque for £500 from Barclays Bank provided a boost to the appeal for a new Land Rover for the Coniston Mountain Rescue Team. Shown, from left, is team leader Roy Cooksey, chairman Guy Plint, Ambleside and Coniston manager John Stanning and Derek Clark who was manager of the Barclays branch at Coniston EM ARCHIVE coniston-may-24

Looking back: The logo for celebrations to mark the 70th anniversary of Coniston Mountain Rescue Team SUBMITTED coniston-may-24

 Top tunes: Swindon Male Voice Choir will be in concert on June 1 as part of celebrations for the 70th anniversary of Coniston Mountain Rescue Team SUBMITTED coniston-may-24
Top tunes: Swindon Male Voice Choir will be in concert on June 1 as part of celebrations for the 70th anniversary of Coniston Mountain Rescue Team SUBMITTED coniston-may-24
Choir helps Coniston Mountain Rescue Team mark 70th anniversary
CONISTON Mountain Rescue Team is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year and as part of on-going fundraising activities has organised an evening of musical entertainment.

JIM BROADBENT: Jim Broadbent

 JIM BROADBENT: Jim Broadbent
JIM BROADBENT: Jim Broadbent
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Blood donation sessions are planned for the coming weeks. People with rare blood types are urged to keep pre-arranged appointments if possible. Photo: NHS Blood and Transplant/PA Wire

 Blood donation sessions are planned for the coming weeks. People with rare blood types are urged to keep pre-arranged appointments if possible. Photo: NHS Blood and Transplant/PA Wire
Blood donation sessions are planned for the coming weeks. People with rare blood types are urged to keep pre-arranged appointments if possible. Photo: NHS Blood and Transplant/PA Wire
Blood donation sessions to be held across Furness
PEOPLE with rare blood types are being asked to keep appointments with the National Blood Donation Service in the coming weeks.

Windermere Lake Cruises. Submitted pic.

 Windermere Lake Cruises. Submitted pic.
Windermere Lake Cruises. Submitted pic.
Different priorities but the over-riding message is the new Government needs to help businesses
The worlds of business and politics have a deep, intertwined and often very awkward relationship.

Good win: Jamie Boardman

 Good win: Jamie Boardman
Good win: Jamie Boardman
Kirkby enjoy clean sweep in Ulverston Bowling League
KIRKBY were the stars of the show in Division Two of the Alan Myerscough-sponsored Ulverston and District Bowling League.

Beautiful setting: Malcolm and Brenda Grainge outside Ealinghearthe Cottage, which is on the market with Harrison Coward Estate Agents for £425,000 LEANNE BOLGER

Quiet retreat: Ealinghearthe Cottage, Ealinghearth LEANNE BOLGER

Comfortable: One of the bedrooms LEANNE BOLGER

Spacious: One of the bedrooms LEANNE BOLGER

Charming: Ealinghearthe Cottage LEANNE BOLGER

Modern: The kitchen LEANNE BOLGER

Cosy: The lounge LEANNE BOLGER

Countryside location: The garden at Ealinghearthe Cottage LEANNE BOLGER

Idyllic: Ealinghearthe Cottage LEANNE BOLGER

Feature: The large ornamental pond LEANNE BOLGER

 Beautiful setting: Malcolm and Brenda Grainge outside Ealinghearthe Cottage, which is on the market with Harrison Coward Estate Agents for £425,000 LEANNE BOLGER
Beautiful setting: Malcolm and Brenda Grainge outside Ealinghearthe Cottage, which is on the market with Harrison Coward Estate Agents for £425,000 LEANNE BOLGER
PROPERTY: To cut a long story short - Swallows and Amazons author's holiday retreat became charming family home
WHAT started out life as a holiday cottage away from town life eventually won Malcolm and wife Brenda Grainge over and they made it their family home. But as SUSAN GOODSON found out, it was not until they had carried out a lot of work on this special place that it truly felt like home

INTERNATIONALLY-RENOWNED : My Darling Clementine MARCO BAKKER

Acclaimed: My Darling Clementine MARCO BAKKER

 INTERNATIONALLY-RENOWNED : My Darling Clementine MARCO BAKKER
INTERNATIONALLY-RENOWNED : My Darling Clementine MARCO BAKKER
Internationally-renowned folk pair launch new album at Ulverston gig
ACCLAIMED British folk duo My Darling Clementine's show in Cumbria next week promises to be one of the highlights in Ulverston Live Music's calendar.

BOB MORTIMER: Bob Mortimer

 BOB MORTIMER: Bob Mortimer
BOB MORTIMER: Bob Mortimer
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