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Alison Cocksey, of Ulverston


          Alison Cocksey, of Ulverston
Alison Cocksey, of Ulverston
Ulverston woman to take the plunge for a good cause
ONE woman is preparing for the experience of a lifetime to celebrate a charity's 25th anniversary.

The wedding of Amanda Inglis and James Chesters Photographs by Chloé Thornley

 The wedding of Amanda Inglis and James Chesters Photographs by Chloé Thornley
The wedding of Amanda Inglis and James Chesters Photographs by Chloé Thornley
Boho wedding for Dalton musician and his beautiful bride
Dalton bass player James Chesters, a 29-year-old senior project engineer, married Amanda Inglis, a 25-year-old deputy dental practice manager on Saturday July 16 at a stunning country venue.

Fay and Terry Powley with their nine-month-old dog Daisy. ALEX GROVE

 Fay and Terry Powley with their nine-month-old dog Daisy. ALEX GROVE
Fay and Terry Powley with their nine-month-old dog Daisy. ALEX GROVE
Framing shop owners thank community one year into business venture
THE owners of a framing shop have praised a town's community for supporting them in their first year of business.

FUNDRAISER Dalton St. Mary's Church of England Primary School coffee morning LINDSEY DICKINGS

Joanne and Simon Hulbert walking with their son Charlie. SUBMITTED

The staff at Dandys in Duke Street, Barrow raised over £1000.

Ella Greaves tastes the scones as classmates from the reception and nursery class at Newton School gets ready for the World's Biggest Coffee Morning. MILTON HAWORTH

Ella Greaves and Damon Schofield from the nursery class at Newton School MILTON HAWORTH.

Teachers at St Mary's School in Dalton get pied for charity. From right to left: Adam Hudson, George Akred, Hannah Croskery, Vicky Parkinson and Lisa Robinson. ALEX GROVE

Year 5 teacher Lisa Robinson got her face pied for charity by schoolchildren. ALEX GROVE

Left to right: Jill Bayliff, Adam Barker, Dora Varga, Chris Barker, Graham Barker, Wendy Norman at a Macmillan coffee morning at Furness Building Society. SUBMITTED

Joanne and Simon Hulbert. SUBMITTED

Ella Charnley and Clare Charnley with their purchased cakes at St Aidan's Friday 30th September 2016 LINDSEY DICKINGS

Pictured: Enjoying their cupcakes (l-r) Rhys Anderson, Cora Sutcliffe and Roux Zvi Friday 30th September 2016 LINDSEY DICKINGS

Pictured: Enjoying her cupcake is Cora Sutcliffe Friday 30th September 2016 LINDSEY DICKINGS

Helen Nicholson, Kattrina Hooper, Jo-Ann Ellis and Louise Jessiman Friday 30th September 2016 LINDSEY DICKINGS

COFFEE MORNING --- Macmillan coffee morning at Dalton St. Mary's Church of England Primary School, Dalton, in memory of parent Joanne Hulbert Lottery development fundraiser Clare Shields from St. Mary's Hospice, head teacher Lynda Woodburn, Year 5 teacher and event orgainser Lisa Robinson and community fundraiser Mel Dixon from St. Mary's Hospice

Barrow AFC community sports donated their football game to the event Friday 30th September 2016 LINDSEY DICKINGS

Barrow AFC community sports donated their football game to the event - Victoria Logan Friday 30th September 2016 LINDSEY DICKINGS

(l-r) Daniel Knott, Robbie Sanderson, Joanne's son Charlie Hulbert and Sam Atkinson Friday 30th September 2016 LINDSEY DICKINGS

 FUNDRAISER Dalton St. Mary's Church of England Primary School coffee morning LINDSEY DICKINGS
FUNDRAISER Dalton St. Mary's Church of England Primary School coffee morning LINDSEY DICKINGS
With video: South Cumbria coffee mornings raise funds for cancer charity
A DALTON school came together for a mammoth morning of fundraising to celebrate the life of a "brilliant mum" who died after a four-year battle with breast cancer.

APPEARANCE Sion Jair with his partner Wendy Kolbe near Coniston Fell Foot

Scores of fundraisers are set to descend on Bitts Park to take part in Memory Walk

 APPEARANCE Sion Jair with his partner Wendy Kolbe near Coniston Fell Foot
APPEARANCE Sion Jair with his partner Wendy Kolbe near Coniston Fell Foot
Ulverston fellwalker to be guest star at Cumbria Memory Walk
A FELLWALKER living with dementia is to make a guest appearance to help launch a major charity event.

GOAL MACHINE Gareth Jones (centre) celebrates scoring against GSK Ulverston Rangers last season – one of 350 he has netted for Dalton in the West Lancs MILTON HAWORTH

 GOAL MACHINE Gareth Jones (centre) celebrates scoring against GSK Ulverston Rangers last season – one of 350 he has netted for Dalton in the West Lancs MILTON HAWORTH
GOAL MACHINE Gareth Jones (centre) celebrates scoring against GSK Ulverston Rangers last season – one of 350 he has netted for Dalton in the West Lancs MILTON HAWORTH
Another goals milestone for Dalton strike ace Jones, but team success is more important
FIFTY goals in a career might be seen an a fine total by some footballers. Scoring 100, even 200 is often a dream in the far distance.

The A590 near to Arrad Foot. Picture: Google Maps.

 The A590 near to Arrad Foot. Picture: Google Maps.
The A590 near to Arrad Foot. Picture: Google Maps.
Wagon driver accused of crashing into parked minibus on A590 near Ulverston
A LORRY driver is due to appear in court after being charged with driving without due care and attention.

CAMPAIGNER Caroline Walker

 CAMPAIGNER Caroline Walker
CAMPAIGNER Caroline Walker
Targets to tackle childhood obesity crisis launched
NEW national targets to reduce sugar in foods aimed at children by 20 per cent over the next four years have been unveiled by the government as part of its plans to tackle childhood obesity.
Traffic and travel news for South Cumbria
HERE is the latest traffic and travel news for South Cumbria on Saturday, October 1

Furness women take part in the Transfigure Fitness bootcamp retreat in September 2016.

Furness women take part in the Transfigure Fitness bootcamp retreat in September 2016.

Furness women take part in the Transfigure Fitness bootcamp retreat in September 2016.

Furness women take part in the Transfigure Fitness bootcamp retreat in September 2016.

Personal Trainer and motivator Rebecca Salisbury.

Furness women take part in the Transfigure Fitness bootcamp retreat in September 2016.

Furness women take part in the Transfigure Fitness bootcamp retreat in September 2016.

Personal Trainer and motivator Rebecca Salisbury.

Furness women take part in the Transfigure Fitness bootcamp retreat in September 2016.

Furness women take part in the Transfigure Fitness bootcamp retreat in September 2016.

Furness women take part in the Transfigure Fitness bootcamp retreat in September 2016.

Furness women take part in the Transfigure Fitness bootcamp retreat in September 2016.

Furness women take part in the Transfigure Fitness bootcamp retreat in September 2016.

Furness women take part in the Transfigure Fitness bootcamp retreat in September 2016.

Personal Trainer and motivator Rebecca Salisbury.

Furness women take part in the Transfigure Fitness bootcamp retreat in September 2016.

Silverholme Georgian Manor House, where Rebecca Salisbury's retreat was held.

 Furness women take part in the Transfigure Fitness bootcamp retreat in September 2016.
Furness women take part in the Transfigure Fitness bootcamp retreat in September 2016.
Furness women are rejuvenated by tough bootcamp that incorporates spiritual relaxation
A GROUP of Furness women have immersed themselves in a retreat that is rejuvenating for both body and soul on the banks of Windermere.

Eric Holland at the controls of his new steam-powered road roller in 1966 EM ARCHIVE holland-sep-30

The cover of the book Underground in Furness by Eric Holland SUBMITTED holland-sep-30

 Eric Holland at the controls of his new steam-powered road roller in 1966 EM ARCHIVE holland-sep-30
Eric Holland at the controls of his new steam-powered road roller in 1966 EM ARCHIVE holland-sep-30
Access agreed to Cumbrian mine history plans
A LIFETIME collection of historic mine documents and plans is being made available for public access.

The Hope and Anchor pub, Ulverston

 The Hope and Anchor pub, Ulverston
The Hope and Anchor pub, Ulverston
Reveller jailed after violent rampage in Ulverston
A PUB goer has been jailed for a violent rampage in Ulverston where he assaulted a landlady, a member of the public and two police officers.

Steam and lighting effects at the Lion Salt Works give an impression of what it would have been like to work there BILL MYERS salt-sep-29

An Edwardian view of Walney Salt Works SUBMITTED salt-sep-29

An Edwardian view of Walney Salt Works SUBMITTED salt-sep-29

Cutting block of salt with a saw at the Lion Salt Works in Cheshire BILL MYERS salt-sep-29

the restored Lion Salt Works in Cheshire BILL MYERS salt-sep-29

The brine pump or "nodding donkey" at the Lion Salt Works in Cheshire BILL MYERS salt-sep-29

Tons of coal were needed to evaporate the salt crystals from brine and to dry it out BILL MYERS salt-sep-29

Lumpmen gathering salt from the pans at the Lion Salt Works in Cheshire BILL MYERS salt-sep-29

 Steam and lighting effects at the Lion Salt Works give an impression of what it would have been like to work there BILL MYERS salt-sep-29
Steam and lighting effects at the Lion Salt Works give an impression of what it would have been like to work there BILL MYERS salt-sep-29
Cheshire project shows how Walney Salt Works would have operated
SOUTH Cumbria has seen whole industries - such as mining and iron and steel production - disappear through the decades with little left to show they were ever there.

OVER HE GOES Rhys Evens scores Millom Under-14s' first try in their 24-18 defeat by Walney Central STEPHEN LEECE

SWIFT FEET Dylan Sweeney makes a break down the wing for Millom Under-14s against Walney STEPHEN LEECE

HERE I COME Millom's Jamie McQuire looks for a way through the Walney defence STEPHEN LEECE

KICK IT Aaron Giles goes for goal for Millom Under-14s against Walney Central STEPHEN LEECE

POWER PLAY Ulverston Wolverines under-eights players Harry Preston pushes off a Millom tackler LAURA McCORMICK

EVASIVE Ulverston under-eights' Alfie Irving tries to escape the Millom defence LAURA McCORMICK

THREE IN A ROW From left: Ben Dobson, Jack Newbiggin and Kian McPherson stand ready for Millom Under-14s STEPHEN LEECE

HANDY Astin Mossop with the ball for Millom STEPHEN LEECE

THREAT Astin Mossop on the attack for Millom STEPHEN LEECE

PUSH OFF Millom's Ben Gibney tries to escape a Walney Under-14s tackle STEPHEN LEECE

WHERE TO GO? Millom's Kian McPherson looks for a gap STEPHEN LEECE

GOOD HANDS Elliot Burrow spreads play for Millom Under-14s against Walney STEPHEN LEECE

CRAW BLIMEY Carrick Crawford looks for a gap for Ulverston under-eights LAURA McCORMICK

CUTTTING EDGE Millom under-eights break through on an attack at Ulverston LAURA McCORMICK

MAROON MENACE Millom attack against Ulverston under-eights LAURA McCORMICK

GRAPPLED Ulverston's Carter Nicholson is tackled by the Millom defence LAURA McCORMICK

 OVER HE GOES Rhys Evens scores Millom Under-14s' first try in their 24-18 defeat by Walney Central STEPHEN LEECE
OVER HE GOES Rhys Evens scores Millom Under-14s' first try in their 24-18 defeat by Walney Central STEPHEN LEECE
PICTURE SPECIAL: Millom, Walney and Ulverston in RL battles
IT was another packed weekend of rugby league action for South Cumbrian sides across several competitions.

THE LOW DOWN Low Furness pupils (from left) Tilly Weston, Lucy Swarbrick, Dan Low, Thomas Sweeting and Tom Weston with their aquathlon medals LINDSEY DICKINGS

PUT YOUR BACK INTO IT Harry Turner, from Yarlside Academy, on the swim leg LINDSEY DICKINGS

STRIDING AWAY Lucy Swarbrick, from Low Furness Church of England Primary School, heads for home LINDSEY DICKINGS

HERE I GO Yarlside's Evie Hill ready for aquathlon action LINDSEY DICKINGS

DIVE IN Yarlside Academy children ready to take a dip LINDSEY DICKINGS

THE GOOD PENNY Penny Bridge Academy's Oliver Morris runs during the Ulverston Primary Schools Aquathlon LINDSEY DICKINGS

PENNY COLLECTION Penny Bridge Academy pupils (from left) Zoe Kitts, Matilda Alger and Lorna Crocker with their medals from the Ulverston Primary Schools Aquathlon LINDSEY DICKINGS

SPLASHING TIME Irmak Ozmus, from Yarlside Academy, sets off in the swimming LINDSEY DICKINGS

COMING HOME Joss Polley-Redshaw, from Pennington C of E Primary School, dashes round the cricket pitch LINDSEY DICKINGS

MASTERSTROKE Jay Wilkinson, from Croftlands Junior School, powers through the pool LINDSEY DICKINGS

ALL ON SIDE Yarlside Academy pupils after finishing the Ulverston Primary Schools Aquathlon LINDSEY DICKINGS

FINISH IT OFF Claude Allonby, from Pennington C of E Primary School, approaches the end of the Ulverston Aquathlon LINDSEY DICKINGS

AQUANAUTS The Croftlands Junior School team at Ulverston Leisure Centre LINDSEY DICKINGS

AND RELAX The Pennington C of E Primary School aquathlon team at the finish LINDSEY DICKINGS

ED IN THE GAME Edward Sargent, from Penny Bridge Academy, runs during the Ulverston Primary Schools Aquathlon LINDSEY DICKINGS

WE DID IT Penny Bridge Academy pupils after the finish of the Ulverston Primary Schools Aquathlon LINDSEY DICKINGS

SWEET ESCAPE Thomas Sweeting, from Low Furness Church of England Primary School, runs during the Ulverston Primary Schools Aquathlon LINDSEY DICKINGS

WATER LEGS Tilly Weston, from Low Furness Church of England Primary School, on the course LINDSEY DICKINGS

IN DEEP WATER Jay Wilkinson, from Croftlands Junior School, powers through the pool LINDSEY DICKINGS

MAKING WAVES Croftlands pupil Trudy Worthington in the pool LINDSEY DICKINGS

GET DRESSED QUICK Emmet Stoller, from Pennington C of E Primary School, puts on his t-shirt while running LINDSEY DICKINGS

ALL IN Claude Allonby, from Pennington C of E Primary School, make a run for home LINDSEY DICKINGS

PULLED ALONG Lily Maddock, from Croftlands Junior School, during the aqualthlon swim LINDSEY DICKINGS

 THE LOW DOWN Low Furness pupils (from left) Tilly Weston, Lucy Swarbrick, Dan Low, Thomas Sweeting and Tom Weston with their aquathlon medals LINDSEY DICKINGS
THE LOW DOWN Low Furness pupils (from left) Tilly Weston, Lucy Swarbrick, Dan Low, Thomas Sweeting and Tom Weston with their aquathlon medals LINDSEY DICKINGS
Furness schools make a splash at Ulverston Aquathlon
SPLASH and dash was the order of the day as more than 100 pupils dove straight into the Ulverston Leisure Centre Primary Schools Aquathlon.

END OF AN ERA Children with nursery owner and manager Alex Mitton

The nursery in Lund Terrace, Ulverston

AFTERMATH The clean-up begins at Rascals Day Nursery in Ulverston after flooding in November 2012

Flooding in Ulverston in November 2012

 END OF AN ERA Children with nursery owner and manager Alex Mitton
END OF AN ERA Children with nursery owner and manager Alex Mitton
The spectre of flooding claims a local business
A NEIGHBOURHOOD nursery is to close its doors after the constant threat of flooding became too much for its owner.

Firefighters in training

K391612 NFRS Demo. NFRS firefighters and cadets from the Young Firefighters' Association demonstrate an RTC rescue at Hexham Fire Station.

ULVERSTON RECRUITS --- New recruits - oncall firefighters (l-r) Josh Graham and Jack Porter at Ulverston Fire Station Wednesday 20th April 2016. LINDSEY DICKINGS

WALNEY FIREFIGHTERS Walney fire Station open to the public in a bid to sign up new recruits. Pictured: (l-R) Crew manager Mike Wilkinson with Amy Fenton trying out a simulated ladder lift, Walney Fire station, Barrow Wednesday 30th March 2016 LEANNE BOLGER

 Firefighters in training
Firefighters in training
Campaign launched to recruit new firefighters in Cumbria for the first time in eight years
A CAMPAIGN to find a new crop of firefighters has been launched in Cumbria for the first time in eight years.
Weather forecast for Barrow, Ulverston, Millom, Grange and the Lake District
HERE is the latest weather forecast for Barrow, Ulverston, Millom, Grange and the Lake District.

The walkers from the day

Dog

Helen and Jess

Zoe Guest and Bailey the dog

The group make their way down the canal

Toby the Westie is walked down the path by Jemma Tongue

Adam Faragher, raffle winner Amy Faragher, Hannah Faragher, and Rosie the dog.

Biscuits

Bailey

Raffle winner Amy Faragher

 The walkers from the day
The walkers from the day
Walkies time as dozens of pooches raise funds for Ulverston hospice
MORE than £1,000 was raised after dozens of dogs with their owners in tow took part in a sponsored walk in aid of a local charity.

A Barrow Daimler bus shown around 1915 SUBMITTED stoker-sep-28

The Russian cruiser Rurik was built by Vickers at Barrow SUBMITTED stoker-sep-28

Barrow electric tramcar number 5 shown around 1910 SUBMITTED stoker-sep-28

The launch of an unidentified Barrow ship around 1915

The Barrow-built HMS Vanguard on sea trials SUBMITTED stoker-sep-28

Barrow soccer fans on a paddle steamer to Fleetwood for a cup tie around 1913 SUBMITTED stoker-sep-28

 A Barrow Daimler bus shown around 1915 SUBMITTED stoker-sep-28
A Barrow Daimler bus shown around 1915 SUBMITTED stoker-sep-28
Barrow old photos salvaged from hotel demolition
A REMARKABLE group of old framed photographs showing Barrow, Walney and Ulverston was salvaged when the White House Hotel on Abbey Road, Barrow, was demolished.

The Greenodd roundabout

The official diversion, from Greenodd roundabout to Ulverston via Kirkby and Askam

 The Greenodd roundabout
The Greenodd roundabout
A590 between Greenodd roundabout and Ulverston to be closed for two nights
THE A590 is set to be closed in both directions between the Greenodd roundabout and Ulverston for two nights.

BMX champion Leon Parker, from Windermere: LINDSEY DICKINGS

BMX champion Leon Parker with some of his trophies: LINDSEY DICKINGS

BMX champion Leon Parker with some of his trophies: LINDSEY DICKINGS

BMX champion Leon Parker with some of his trophies: LINDSEY DICKINGS

BMX champion Leon Parker, from Windermere: LINDSEY DICKINGS

Leon Parker leading in the British BMX Championships.

Leon Parker lifts the trophy for first place in the British BMX Championships.

Leon Parker lifts the trophy for first place in the British BMX Championships.

Leon Parker leading in the British BMX Championships.

 BMX champion Leon Parker, from Windermere: LINDSEY DICKINGS
BMX champion Leon Parker, from Windermere: LINDSEY DICKINGS
The Olympic dreams of a Windermere BMX hero, aged seven
A SOUTH Cumbrian primary school boy hopes that he will one day live the Olympic dream after becoming British Champion in one of the nation's favourite dare devil sports.

Barry Nelson of High White Close, Barrow jailed for three years for drug offences

Images from Cumbria police of crack cocaine found on Barry Nelson of High White Close, Barrow

 Barry Nelson of High White Close, Barrow jailed for three years for drug offences
Barry Nelson of High White Close, Barrow jailed for three years for drug offences
Drugs mule given jail time after hiding crack cocaine internally
A DRUGS mule who hid pellets of crack cocaine in his bum has been sent to jail for three years.

Norah Flynn and Noah Jackson proudly showing off their apple creation

FORD PARK --- Ford Park Community Group. // Pictured: (l-r) Ian Rowlandson, Cat Moffatt, Christopher Caine, Lindsay Ward, Ali Alger and David Heffernan Tuesday 6th September 2016 LINDSEY DICKINGS

Apple crate

 Norah Flynn and Noah Jackson proudly showing off their apple creation
Norah Flynn and Noah Jackson proudly showing off their apple creation
Ulverston apple gala hopes to put a shine on the start of autumn
A FESTIVAL at the core of a community is returning to celebrate all things apple-related.

PLAN NWE2 chairman Alan Torevell exhibits the project model

VISION An artist's impression of how a tidal gateway would look

 PLAN NWE2 chairman Alan Torevell exhibits the project model
PLAN NWE2 chairman Alan Torevell exhibits the project model
Residents repeat calls for tidal barrage
RESIDENTS are once again calling for a state-of-the-art bridge to be built to boost connections to the rest of the North West.

The 2016 apprentice intake at Gen2's Furness Skills Centre, in Ulverston

 The 2016 apprentice intake at Gen2's Furness Skills Centre, in Ulverston
The 2016 apprentice intake at Gen2's Furness Skills Centre, in Ulverston
New Furness apprentices welcomed by training provider
SOME 60 engineering and business apprentices have been welcomed by a training provider in Furness.

The A590 at Rusland Pool - from Google Maps

 The A590 at Rusland Pool - from Google Maps
The A590 at Rusland Pool - from Google Maps
Overnight road closures on the A590 at Rusland Pool in South Cumbria this week
OVERNIGHT road closures on the A590 at Rusland Pool this week are forcing motorists to use a diversion via the Lakes.

Heavy traffic on the A590 at Lindal. Picture: Beth Baldwin.

 Heavy traffic on the A590 at Lindal. Picture: Beth Baldwin.
Heavy traffic on the A590 at Lindal. Picture: Beth Baldwin.
Temporary traffic lights will be in place on the A590 at Lindal until 4pm
TEMPORARY traffic lights are today causing long delays in both directions on the A590 at Lindal.

Alison Griffiths, deputy project manager at Barrow Foodbank, with one of the rucksacks: LEANNE BOLGER

A Rucksack kit: LEANNE BOLGER

Alison Griffiths, deputy project manager at Barrow Foodbank, with one of the rucksacks: LEANNE BOLGER

 Alison Griffiths, deputy project manager at Barrow Foodbank, with one of the rucksacks: LEANNE BOLGER
Alison Griffiths, deputy project manager at Barrow Foodbank, with one of the rucksacks: LEANNE BOLGER
Rucksacks and sleeping bags to be given to south Cumbria homeless
RUCKSACKS containing a sleeping bag, a stove and warm clothes are to be handed out to homeless people referred to a foodbank.

Owner and chief baker of The Bakehouse Greenodd, Kirsty Postlethwaite

Apple and cinnamon cake

 Owner and chief baker of The Bakehouse Greenodd, Kirsty Postlethwaite
Owner and chief baker of The Bakehouse Greenodd, Kirsty Postlethwaite
Celebrate the apple in pies and pots
Whether you're into a crisp crunch, a sweet, juicy flavour or the tart tang that makes a crumble or pie a dessert to savour, the apple is a favourite for both gardeners and bakers.