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Road to success: Ulverston Tri Club's GB representative Duncan Eley is racing on home turf this Sunday SHEENAH ALCOCK


          Road to success: Ulverston Tri Club's GB representative Duncan Eley is racing on home turf this Sunday SHEENAH ALCOCK
Road to success: Ulverston Tri Club's GB representative Duncan Eley is racing on home turf this Sunday SHEENAH ALCOCK
Triathletes gear up for season-opener in Ulverston
MORE than 200 triathletes of varying ages and abilities will converge on Ulverston this Sunday for the town’s annual swim-cycle-run showpiece.

John Harle (photo by Ian Dingle)

Ulverston saxophonist Jess Gillam, with John Harle and pianist Steve Lodder (photo by Milton Haworth)

 John Harle (photo by Ian Dingle)
John Harle (photo by Ian Dingle)
Famous saxophonist set for Ulverston return
SAXOPHONE star John Harle returns to Ulverston to headline a live show this April.

Proud: Managing director Gareth Brunton at Bender UK

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Visit: Steve Mason, right, and new Bender UK managing director Gareth Brunton outside the Bender UK head office when under construction last year

 Proud: Managing director Gareth Brunton at Bender UK LINDSEY DICKINGS
Proud: Managing director Gareth Brunton at Bender UK LINDSEY DICKINGS
Ulverston business opens £3 million headquarters
BUSINESS is booming for an Ulverston company after it celebrated the opening of a purpose-built UK head office.

Discussion: Ulverston Town Council debated the plans for Newlands Farm JON GRANGER

'Bogus application': Cllr Colin Pickthall JON GRANGER

 Discussion: Ulverston Town Council debated the plans for Newlands Farm JON GRANGER
Discussion: Ulverston Town Council debated the plans for Newlands Farm JON GRANGER
'Bogus' plans for farm rejected by town council
A "bogus" planning application has been slammed by town councillors.

Still waiting: Improvements to train timetables at Millom have been pushed back to 2018 LEANNE BOLGER

 Still waiting: Improvements to train timetables at Millom have been pushed back to 2018 LEANNE BOLGER
Still waiting: Improvements to train timetables at Millom have been pushed back to 2018 LEANNE BOLGER
Answers demanded by frustrated Millom train users
RAIL bosses are to meet with frustrated train users after plans to provide a west coast Sunday train service faced further delay.

LADY GAGA: Lady Gaga

 LADY GAGA: Lady Gaga
LADY GAGA: Lady Gaga
Do you remember when...
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Cockney capers: Ulverston Victoria High School students are performing Me and My Girl at the Coronation Hall this week

Culture clash: Phoebe Greaves as Sally Smith, and Connor Wood as Bill Snibson

West End favourite: From left, Oliver Banks as Sir John Treymayne, Jamie Heffernan as Pearly King and Connor Wood as Bill Snibson

Scene: From left, Sam Potter as Charles, the butler, Florrie Dobson as Lady Jaqueline Carstone and Keenan Wright as The Hon Gerald Bolingbroke

Production: From left, Jamie Heffernan, Evie Smith and Georgia Pass as Pearly Kings and Queens, with Connor Wood as Bill Snibson

 Cockney capers: Ulverston Victoria High School students are performing Me and My Girl at the Coronation Hall this week
Cockney capers: Ulverston Victoria High School students are performing Me and My Girl at the Coronation Hall this week
Young Ulverston performers to bring musical charm to the stage
YOUNG performers will be doing 'The Lambeth Walk' when they take to the stage for two evenings this week.

Miles ahead: Coniston 14 winner Robbie Simpson leads the way CHRIS WEST

Happy couple: Robbie Simpson and girlfriend Virginie Barrand won both races CHRIS WEST

Oh my Lord: Harvey Lord from Black Combe Runners finishes eighth CHRIS WEST

Red all over: Mike Cubin and Gary Dover of Glaxo Hoad Hill Harriers

Rodger that: Ulverston Tri Club's Paul Rodger 25th March 2017. CHRIS WEST

Honme turf: George Cooper of Coniston Runners CHRIS WEST

Super Sharon: Sharon Dixon (1212) was the women's V45 winner

Refreshments at the ready: Young helpers hand out drinks to the finishers CHRIS WEST

On the Mark: Mark Lehrle of Glaxo Hoad Hill Harriers finished 30th CHRIS WEST

CONISTON 14 RACE. Coniston. Runners make their way up the first climb. 25th March 2017. CHRIS WEST

CONISTON 14 RACE. Coniston. Runner agony. 25th March 2017. CHRIS WEST

CONISTON 14 RACE. Coniston. Runners make their way up the first climb. 25th March 2017. CHRIS WEST

CONISTON 14 RACE. Coniston. Runners make their way up the first climb. 25th March 2017. CHRIS WEST Richard Maughan of Red Rose Runners (1091) and Jeff Chadwick of Glaxo Hoad Hill Harriers is 1420

CONISTON 14 RACE. Coniston. Barrow Striders Richard Walker finished 37th. 25th March 2017. CHRIS WEST

CONISTON 14 RACE. Coniston. Running through the daffodils. 25th March 2017. CHRIS WEST

CONISTON 14 RACE. Coniston. Race winner, Robbie Simpson establishes an early lead as the field leaves Coniston. 25th March 2017. CHRIS WEST

CONISTON 14 RACE. Coniston. First female ruuner home, Virgine Barrand. 25th March 2017. CHRIS WEST

CONISTON 14 RACE. Coniston. Runners make their way up the first climb. 25th March 2017. CHRIS WEST Number 1376 is Mark Lehrle of Glaxo Hoad Hill Harriers

CONISTON 14 RACE. Coniston. 3rd, Craig Jones. 25th March 2017. CHRIS WEST

CONISTON 14 RACE. Coniston. Hoad Hill Harriers Jeff Chadwick finished 35th. 25th March 2017. CHRIS WEST

CONISTON 14 RACE. Coniston. Race winner, Robbie Simpson. 25th March 2017. CHRIS WEST

CONISTON 14 RACE. Coniston. Second Coniston Runners James Graham finished 77th. 25th March 2017. CHRIS WEST

CONISTON 14 RACE. Coniston. Determined finisher. 25th March 2017. CHRIS WEST Lucy Stobbart

CONISTON 14 RACE. Coniston. Runners make their way up the first climb. 25th March 2017. CHRIS WEST

CONISTON 14 RACE. Coniston. Happy runner. 25th March 2017. CHRIS WEST Sarah Ridehaigh of Accrington

CONISTON 14 RACE. Coniston. Race winner, Robbie Simpson. 26th March 2017. CHRIS WEST

CONISTON 14 RACE. Coniston. Cooling off. 25th March 2017. CHRIS WEST

CONISTON 14 RACE. Coniston. Runners make their way up the first climb. 25th March 2017. CHRIS WEST Simon Marsh looks happy

CONISTON 14 RACE. Coniston. Runners make their way up the first climb. 25th March 2017. CHRIS WEST Mike Cubin (1430) and Mark Fitzpatrick of York (1137)

CONISTON 14 RACE. Coniston. 2nd, Gareth Booth. 25th March 2017. CHRIS WEST

CONISTON 14 RACE. Coniston. Race winner, Robbie Simpson. 25th March 2017. CHRIS WEST

 Miles ahead: Coniston 14 winner Robbie Simpson leads the way CHRIS WEST
Miles ahead: Coniston 14 winner Robbie Simpson leads the way CHRIS WEST
Scottish couple celebrate victory at sun-kissed Coniston 14
SCOTTISH couple Robbie Simpson and Virginie Barrand will always remember their sunny spring weekend in the Lake District as they triumphed in the Coniston 14.

Support: Jean Simpson with her son Michael Devlin LINDSEY DICKINGS

Younger days: Jodie Simpson, from Barrow, pictured in her late teens

Battle: Jodie Simpson before her accident

Mother of two: Jodie Simpson

 Support: Jean Simpson with her son Michael Devlin LINDSEY DICKINGS
Support: Jean Simpson with her son Michael Devlin LINDSEY DICKINGS
Grandmother claims she was 'intimidated' by senior medics in daughter's right-to-die case
A BRAVE grandmother who fought for her daughter's right to die faced intimidation at the hands of senior medics in the area, she claims.

UNDER CONTROL - burning of heather being carried out on the Hoad. Photo credit - Carly Doak

 UNDER CONTROL - burning of heather being carried out on the Hoad. Photo credit - Carly Doak
UNDER CONTROL - burning of heather being carried out on the Hoad. Photo credit - Carly Doak
Controlled burning in Ulverston
A CONTROLLED burn of heathland is being carried out today on Hoad, Ulverston.

Delayed: The roadworks at Lowfield Bridge Lindal (known as Lindal Dip) The work by Highways England to rectify flooding has overrun. Sheenah Alcock

 Delayed: The roadworks at Lowfield Bridge Lindal (known as Lindal Dip) The work by Highways England to rectify flooding has overrun. Sheenah Alcock
Delayed: The roadworks at Lowfield Bridge Lindal (known as Lindal Dip) The work by Highways England to rectify flooding has overrun. Sheenah Alcock
Delayed...again - but new hope is on the horizon for an end to A590 chaos at Lindal
OVERNIGHT closures on the A590 are set to continue for much of the week - after assurances it would fully open today did not materialise.

Looking out: Passengers on the Furness Flyer at Barrow on August 15 in 1993 EM ARCHIVE flyer-mar-27

Steam power: The Furness Flyer at Barrow railway station on June 11 in 1991 EM ARCHIVE flyer-mar-27

Up close: A former LMS steam locomotive pulling the Furness Flyer at Barrow on August 15 in 1993 EM ARCHIVE flyer-mar-27

Steaming in: The Furness Flyer excursion service arriving at Barrow on September 2 in 1992 EM ARCHIVE flyer-mar-27

Essential tasks: Locomotive footplate staff on the Furness Flyer at Barrow on August 15 in 1993 EM ARCHIVE flyer-mar-27

Busy platforms: Enthusiasts greet the Furness Flyer at Barrow on June 11 in 1991 EM ARCHIVE flyer-mar-27

Safety checks: A railway worker on the Furness Flyer steam service at Barrow on August 15 in 1993 EM ARCHIVE flyer-mar-27

Big Crowds:The Furness Flyer at Barrow on August 15 in 1993 EM ARCHIVE flyer-mar-27

Moving off: The Furness Flyer at Barrow on August 15 in 1993 EM ARCHIVE flyer-mar-27

 Looking out: Passengers on the Furness Flyer at Barrow on August 15 in 1993 EM ARCHIVE flyer-mar-27
Looking out: Passengers on the Furness Flyer at Barrow on August 15 in 1993 EM ARCHIVE flyer-mar-27
Furness Flyer drew steam engine fans to Barrow
IN the early 1990s visits to Barrow by the Furness Flyer service brought out the crowds for a nostalgic look at the world of steam-powered railways.

QUENTIN TARANTINO: Quentin Tarantino

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

Non-stop: Blaine Marwood spreads play as Barrow Island pile on the pressure

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Challenge: Barrow Island's Jonathan Walsh

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Running free: Scott Hadwin makes a break

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Barrow Island V Clock Face Miners Jonathan Walsh 25/03/2017 JON GRANGER

Barrow Island V Clock Face Miners Jake Carter 25/03/2017 JON GRANGER

Barrow Island V Clock Face Miners 25/03/2017 JON GRANGER

Barrow Island V Clock Face Miners Blaine Marwood 25/03/2017 JON GRANGER

Barrow Island V Clock Face Miners 25/03/2017 JON GRANGER

Barrow Island V Clock Face Miners 25/03/2017 JON GRANGER

 Non-stop: Blaine Marwood spreads play as Barrow Island pile on the pressure JON GRANGER
Non-stop: Blaine Marwood spreads play as Barrow Island pile on the pressure JON GRANGER
PICTURE SPECIAL: Barrow Island stop the Clocks
SO far, so good - that is the encouraging message from Rating Lane as Barrow Island start to make their mark in the National Conference League.

Artwork by Laura Barnett

Artwork by Laura Barnett

Artwork by Laura Barnett

Artwork by Laura Barnett

 Artwork by Laura Barnett
Artwork by Laura Barnett
Eco and rust dyeing feature in Ulverston designers solo show
AN interior designer will be presenting her first-ever solo art exhibition, opening in Ulverston this weekend.

Keith Donnelly (photo by Stuart Walker)

 Keith Donnelly (photo by Stuart Walker)
Keith Donnelly (photo by Stuart Walker)
All-round entertainer Keith brings solo show to Ulverston
WELL-TRAVELLED folk performer Keith Donnelly will headline at Ulverston Sports Club next week.

Investigation: Police and scenes of crime investigators in Union Lane, Ulverston

 Investigation: Police and scenes of crime investigators in Union Lane, Ulverston
Investigation: Police and scenes of crime investigators in Union Lane, Ulverston
Silver spoons among burglar's haul as home in Ulverston is targeted
POLICE were called to a home after burglars stuck and stole precious items of silver.

Goalscorer: Croftlands' Matt Dean makes a break

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Heads up: Barrow Celtic and Croftlands challenge for the ball

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On target: Barrow Celtic celebrate Craig Woodburn's goal (right)

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Scramble: Connor Smith battles to get a shot away

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 Goalscorer: Croftlands' Matt Dean makes a break JON GRANGER
Goalscorer: Croftlands' Matt Dean makes a break JON GRANGER
Win puts Croftlands back in Furness Premier League title race
THE race for the Furness Premier League title is proving to have more twists than in previous years gone by and after the results at the weekend anyone from the top six or seven teams will be thinking if they can mount a charge towards the end of the season the silverware could be theirs!

Pedal power: Duncan Eley on his bike as he competes in a triathlon

Photo: Duncan Eley

Switch: Duncan Eley transitions from water to land in a triathlon

Photo: Duncan Eley

On the move: Duncan Eley running during the last stage of a triathlon

Photo: Duncan Eley

 Pedal power: Duncan Eley on his bike as he competes in a triathlon Photo: Duncan Eley
Pedal power: Duncan Eley on his bike as he competes in a triathlon Photo: Duncan Eley
European stage awaits Ulverston triathlete
A KEEN Ulverston athlete has been given the opportunity of a lifetime after being selected to represent Great Britain on the world stage.
Burnt toast sparks two-crew firefighter call-out to Ulverston home
FIREFIGHTERS from Barrow and Ulverston were called out this morning when a homeowner overcooked a piece of toast.

Happy and he nose it: Henry, three, at Bright Horizons in Barrow. Toddlers and staff dressed in pyjamas and made Comic Relief cookies and cakes

Photo: LEANNE BOLGER

Onesies: Taylan Caine, five, from Victoria Infants, and Teigan Caine, nine, Victoria Academy, dressed up for Red Nose Day

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Double trouble: Five-year-old twins Macie and Rylie Lennox, of South Walney Infants

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Colourful: Four-year-old Tilly Lawson, from Hindpool Nursery, in fancy dress for Red Nose Day

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Special specs: Matilda Wharton-Hayward smiles in her Red Nose Day glasses

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Wacky: Ebony Hollingsworth, nine, in her Red Nose Day glasses

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Hair-raising: Tulisa Brooke, six, and Farrah Price, three, with their amazing hair

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Sweet treats: Lynwood Nursery made special Red Nose Day cakes

Photo: LEANNE BOLGER

Pyjama party: Abigail, two, at Bright Horizons in Barrow. Toddlers and staff dressed in pyjamas and made Comic Relief cookies and cakes

Photo: LEANNE BOLGER

In the mix: From the left, Jacob, three, Henry, three, supervisor Charlotte and Holly, three, at Bright Horizons in Barrow. Toddlers and staff dressed in pyjamas and made Comic Relief cookies and cakes

Photo: LEANNE BOLGER

Tucking in: Henry Armer, left, and Matt Mclean at Henry Armer Gym, in Ulverston, doing the 12,500-calorie challenge and 12-hour spin for Red Nose Day

Photo: LEANNE BOLGER

Piling on the pounds: Henry Armer doing the 12,500 calorie challenge

Photo: LEANNE BOLGER

 Happy and he nose it: Henry, three, at Bright Horizons in Barrow. Toddlers and staff dressed in pyjamas and made Comic Relief cookies and cakes Photo: LEANNE BOLGER
Happy and he nose it: Henry, three, at Bright Horizons in Barrow. Toddlers and staff dressed in pyjamas and made Comic Relief cookies and cakes Photo: LEANNE BOLGER
South Cumbria lends a hand as Comic Relief raises millions
TENS of millions of pounds were raised on Friday night as Comic Relief returned to our screens for another year.

Looking back: Youngsters outside the Lyceum Hall, on the corner of Buccleuch Street and Dalkeith Street, Barrow SUBMITTED lyceum-mar-25

 Looking back: Youngsters outside the Lyceum Hall, on the corner of Buccleuch Street and Dalkeith Street, Barrow SUBMITTED lyceum-mar-25
Looking back: Youngsters outside the Lyceum Hall, on the corner of Buccleuch Street and Dalkeith Street, Barrow SUBMITTED lyceum-mar-25
Having fun at Barrow's Lyceum Hall
THIS crowd of Barrow children features on a vintage picture which was kindly sent in by Mrs M. Woodend, nee Stockdale, of Anson Street, Barrow. She writes: "The photograph of a large group of children was taken outside the Lyceum Hall, on the corner of Buccleuch Street and Dalkeith Street, Barrow.

The PT team at Henry Armer. From left Matt McClean, Phoebe Burch and Henry Armer. Picture: Milton Haworth

Henry Armer encourages his charges, as Evening Mail editor James Higgins and motors advertising rep Ryan Parkinson do battle on the ropes. Picture: Milton Haworth

 The PT team at Henry Armer. From left Matt McClean, Phoebe Burch and Henry Armer. Picture: Milton Haworth
The PT team at Henry Armer. From left Matt McClean, Phoebe Burch and Henry Armer. Picture: Milton Haworth
Challenge Henry week three: Alarm clocks, six pack dreams - and a brutal lady enters the fray
HE'S a successful gym owner and personal trainer. They are desk-dwelling Evening Mail team members in serious need of a better lifestyle. (Sponsored)

Four-year-old Tilly Lawson in fancy dress for Red Nose Day. (Hindpool Nursery)

Croftlands Junior School held a “Topsy Turvy Day” for Red Nose Day.

Ameila Butterfield (centre with pals Hannah Atkinson and Olivia Knagg wait to get a phone call from Sara Cox after Sara had raised almost £1million in a danceathon for comic relief. MILTON HAWORTH. 23th March 2017.For immediate release

RED NOSE DAY LYNWOOD Lynwood nursery is selling red noses and the first pupil to get one picked out the rare silver nose - Frankinose. LEANNE BOLGER

RED NOSE DAY LYNWOOD Lynwood nursery. LEANNE BOLGER

RED NOSE DAY --- Children at Happy Tots Day Nursery taking part in activities th8is week for Red Nose DayLINDSEY DICKINGS

COMIC RELIEF: Matilda Wharton-Hayward ready for Red Nose Day at Dalton St Mary's School

Ramsden Infants pupils Tulisa Brooke, six, and Farrah Price, three with their 'crazy hair for Comic Relief'

COMIC RELIEF: Luiz Da Silva, six, a pupil at South Walney Infant School

COMIC RELIEF: Elsa Casson, four, a pupil at Askam Village School

Victoria Infants School pupil Taylan (five) and her sister Teigan (nine) Caine who attends Victoria Academy

COMIC RELIEF: Eve Locke, 18, a pupil at George Hastwell School on Walney

COMIC RELIEF: Tilly Robinson, a pupil from Brisbane Park School

Gym goers at Ulverston Leisure Centre get into the Red Nose Day Spirit. Submitted

Ruby Whitehouse, who goes to Greengate Juniors all dressed up. Submitted

 Four-year-old Tilly Lawson in fancy dress for Red Nose Day. (Hindpool Nursery)
Four-year-old Tilly Lawson in fancy dress for Red Nose Day. (Hindpool Nursery)
Comic Relief readers' photos

Festival appearance: Canadian stand-up Tony Law

 Festival appearance: Canadian stand-up Tony Law
Festival appearance: Canadian stand-up Tony Law
Top comic Tony Law to get Another Fine Fest under way
AN internationally-renowned comic will open proceedings at this year's Another Fine Fest.

Who will finish on top? Hawcoat Park Reserves and Kirkby United are battling for supremacy in the Furness Premier League title race MILTON HAWORTH

 Who will finish on top? Hawcoat Park Reserves and Kirkby United are battling for supremacy in the Furness Premier League title race MILTON HAWORTH
Who will finish on top? Hawcoat Park Reserves and Kirkby United are battling for supremacy in the Furness Premier League title race MILTON HAWORTH
Champions Kirkby United edging closer to retaining title in five-way battle
KIRKBY United can move a step closer to retaining the Furness Premier League title with victory over GSK Ulverston Rangers reserves tomorrow.

The Chadelics - Joe Simons Zack Smith, Joe Mansergh, Robbie Coplen (photo by Leanne Bolger)

The Twitchers (photo by Jem Ferguson)

The Coulton Brothers (photo by Milton Haworth)

 The Chadelics - Joe Simons Zack Smith, Joe Mansergh, Robbie Coplen (photo by Leanne Bolger)
The Chadelics - Joe Simons Zack Smith, Joe Mansergh, Robbie Coplen (photo by Leanne Bolger)
Globestonbury returns to Ulverston with leading local acts
OUTDOOR all-dayer Globestonbury is set to return to Ulverston this summer.

Conflict: Barrow will not host refugees from Syria when the first group arrives in the county in April

Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

 Conflict: Barrow will not host refugees from Syria when the first group arrives in the county in April Owen Humphreys/PA Wire
Conflict: Barrow will not host refugees from Syria when the first group arrives in the county in April Owen Humphreys/PA Wire
Syrian refugees will not be resettled in Barrow next month
BARROW will not host any refugees from war-torn Syria when the first families arrive in Cumbria next month.

Dancers: The flash mob at Victoria Academy

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In the spirit: Sarah Chatfield and pupil Amelia Butterfield

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Red nose: Aaron Lamb, at Victoria Academy

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Moves: Amrit Rattu, doing the dance at the school

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In the mood: Chloe Graham

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Organizers: Hannah Atkinson, Amelia Butterfield and Olivia Knagg, at Victoria Academy

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Happy tots: Evan Coburn, Riley Porter, Jacob Turner and Oliver Todd

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Raising money: (l-r) Evan Coburn, Riley Porter, Jacob Turner and Oliver Todd LINDSEY DICKINGS

Having fun: (l-r) Amelia Gosney, Elsie-Mae Oldfield, Lilly-Mae Grimes, Maxwell Halligan and Evie Heighton

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All dressed up: Elsie-Mae Oldfield and Maxwell Halligan at Happy Tots Nursery in Barrow

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Out and about: Croftlands Junior pupils

Topsy: Croftlands Junior School held a “Topsy Turvy Day” for Red Nose Da.

 Dancers: The flash mob at Victoria Academy LEANNE BOLGER
Dancers: The flash mob at Victoria Academy LEANNE BOLGER
VIDEO: Flash Mob dancing and odd socks for Red Nose Day in South Cumbria
FLASH Mob dancing, wacky wigs, and wearing odd socks and clothes inside out were just some of the madcap antics seen this Red Nose Day.

Breastfeeding

 Breastfeeding
Breastfeeding
Barrow mums speak of breastfeeding pride as figures reveal town has one of lowest rates in country
THE majority of women would be too embarrassed to breastfeed their baby in front of a stranger, according to a national survey. AMY FENTON spoke to local mums about their experiences and to bust some myths
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