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Mobility scooters: Hundreds of incidents have been revealed by Cumbria Police.

Mobility scooters linked to crashes, pedestrian collisions and crime in Cumbria
Our interactive map shows you where collisions happened

Awards: Hargun Ghuman, Scott Smith and Georgia Sykes, Year 6 pupils at Dane Ghyll

Success: Maureen Nicholson, Kim Farr and Win Postlethwaite, all volunteers for Ulverston in Bloom

Dane Ghyll: Pupils Scott Hargun and Georgia Mills, with head grdener Louise Postlethwaite and headteacher Peter Mills

House beautiful: Ann Tyson's House display

Cumbria in Bloom

Neat: Cedar Manor Garden

Cumbria in Bloom

Celebration: Maureen Nicholson, Kim Farr and Win Postlethwaite, all volunteers for Ulverston in Bloom

Going green: Yarlside Academy pupils

Digging for victory: Yarlside Academy pupils

Growing for it: Yarlside Academy's garden

 Awards: Hargun Ghuman, Scott Smith and Georgia Sykes, Year 6 pupils at Dane Ghyll
Awards: Hargun Ghuman, Scott Smith and Georgia Sykes, Year 6 pupils at Dane Ghyll
Furness schools flourish at Cumbria in Bloom awards
ASPIRING gardeners from schools and groups across Furness have showcased their skills and scooped up a number of prizes at this year's Cumbria in Bloom.

Success story: Cat Moffatt with a Green Flag in July LINDSEY DICKINGS

 Success story: Cat Moffatt with a Green Flag in July LINDSEY DICKINGS
Success story: Cat Moffatt with a Green Flag in July LINDSEY DICKINGS
Ulverston park in the running for national award
AN Ulverston park is in the running to be named one of the best open spaces in the UK after being nominated for a national award.

Noble cause: 17th Barrow and Dalton Church Brownies had to eat sweets for charity in 1996. They filled their empty Smarties tubes with pennies and managed to raise £50 THE MAIL ARCHIVE

Joint effort: Walney 19th Open Brownies join with Furness College students to raise money for Tigers in Crisis in 1997. Left to right: Paul Dickie, Natalie Bromley, Maddison Jones and June Elme

High achievers: Ulverston Brownies climb up Hoad for their enrolment ceremony in 1997. Left to right: Heather Cameron, Caelie Doherty, Helen Ullock and Kim Studholme, with Brownie leaders Susan Gorry and Joyce Coward

Fundraiser: 3rd Millom St George's Brownies at St George's Autumn Fair in 1988

Toy stall: The 21st Central Methodist Brownies and children from Greengate Junior School raised £80 for the Great Blue Peter Bring and Buy Sale in aid of leprosy in 1997. Pictured left to right are Nichola Palmen, Kayleigh Burns, and Hannah Gloucester

Can do attitude: Members of the 1st Pennington Brownies deliver aluminium cans to Tesco store in Barrow as part of a Girl Guide Association national appeal in 1991

Triumphant: St Francis pack win the Ancient Order of Forresters Cup for their collage in 1994

Regalia: Sacred Heart pack visit Barrow Town Hall where Simone Eastman tries on the Mayor's chain of office in 1994

Musical youth: Marie Pattinson, 10, gains her bell ringing badge in 1996

Halloween treats: Brownies from 3rd Millom St George's pack selling toffee apples in 1987

Fun run: Despite torrential rain there was a huge turnout for the annual West Cumbria Scout Fellowship fun run in Ennerdale. More than 800 scouts, guides, cubs and brownies took part in May 1989

 Noble cause: 17th Barrow and Dalton Church Brownies had to eat sweets for charity in 1996. They filled their empty Smarties tubes with pennies and managed to raise £50 THE MAIL ARCHIVE
Noble cause: 17th Barrow and Dalton Church Brownies had to eat sweets for charity in 1996. They filled their empty Smarties tubes with pennies and managed to raise £50 THE MAIL ARCHIVE
NOSTALGIA: As Urswick Brownies celebrate their 40th birthday, we celebrate their history
FOR generations, mothers and daughters have donned their brown and yellow uniforms, rolled up their sleeves and got stuck in to do their very best across the community.

Linda Parkinson and Harriet Donnelly on stage during the Summer Show 2007 at the Forum 28 by the Abbey Musical Society

 Linda Parkinson and Harriet Donnelly on stage during the Summer Show 2007 at the Forum 28 by the Abbey Musical Society
Linda Parkinson and Harriet Donnelly on stage during the Summer Show 2007 at the Forum 28 by the Abbey Musical Society
10 YEARS AGO
Barrow Borough Council decided to press ahead with consultation on the propose demolition of 130 properties in Arthur Street.

Jess Gillam performing at The Cumbria Life Culture Awards 2017

Jess Gillam

 Jess Gillam performing at The Cumbria Life Culture Awards 2017
Jess Gillam performing at The Cumbria Life Culture Awards 2017
Cartmel Priory concert for sax star Jess Gillam
SOUTH Cumbrian sax star Jess Gillam is set to wrap up a month-long programme of live music and theatre at the Cartmel Priory.

Nice finish: Carl Pearson scores Hawcoat's third goa CHRIS WEST

Back of the net: Tom Hammond scores Hawcoat's fourth goal CHRIS WEST

At full stretch: Harry Copeland nearly gets a hand to Carl Pearson's penalty CHRIS WEST

Shot: Hawcoat's Harry Spiers goes for goal CHRIS WEST

Well struck: Hawcoat's Ryan Mackay CHRIS WEST

Close encounters: Holker's Troy Magee and Hawcoat's Frankie Elli CHRIS WEST

Make the leap: Hawcoat's Matty Pickering goes between two defenders CHRIS WEST

Safe hands: Harry Copeland prevents the ball from crossing the line CHRIS WEST

HAWCOAT PARK RESERVES / HOLKER OLD BOYS RESERVES. Hawcoat Park, Barrow. Hawcoats Ryan Mackay. 23rd September 2017. CHRIS WEST

Penalty: Holker's Wyll Stanway brings down Hawcoat's Matty Pickering CHRIS WEST

Up in the air: Holker's Spencer Erdis goes flying. CHRIS WEST

Close control: Holker's Troy Magee. CHRIS WEST

 Nice finish: Carl Pearson scores Hawcoat's third goa CHRIS WEST
Nice finish: Carl Pearson scores Hawcoat's third goa CHRIS WEST
Hawcoat hold on to top spot in nine-goal thriller
FURNESS Premier League leaders Hawcoat Park Reserves edged a nine-goal thriller with Holker Old Boys seconds at Hawcoat Sports Club.

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REVIEW: Opera superstar Russell Watson gave Ulverston night to remember
IT'S not every day an act like Russell Watson appears on your doorstep.

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Ulverston return for popular folk outfit Red Shoes
MIDLANDS folk act Red Shoes bring their new album tour to South Cumbria next week.

The annual Urswick Rushbearing Parade from Low Furness Primary School to St Mary's and St Michael's Church. Pictured: Rushbearing Queen 2017 Lily Hodgkinson. 24/09/2017 JON GRANGER

Viewing the rushes: Rev Alan Barrett who conducted the service

JON GRANGER

Ceremony: Dalton Town Band members Mark Houston and Helen Martin

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Taking part: Low Furness Primary School headteacher Sue Little

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Joining the procession: From left, Mia Neild, Ben Hopkins and Reuben Clayton

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Big day: Rushbearing Queen Lily Hodgkinson

JON GRANGER

Leading the way: Graham Perry

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Stepping out: Urswick Brownies enjoying the ceremony

JON GRANGER

Flower power: Rushbearing Queen Lily Hodgkinson, middle, with her attendants Isabella Whittaker, left, and Martha Callaghan

JON GRANGER

Urswick Rushbearing parade and ceremony takes place on Sunday September 24. This year's Urswick Rushbearing Queen is Lily Hodgkinson, 11.

RUSHBEARING QUEENS Three generation of Rushbearing Queen from same family at Urswick Church Pictured: Rushbearing Queen's (l-R) Milly Ritchie, Christine Swarbrick, Jo Ritchie, Urswick Church, Urswick, Monday 1st August 2016 LEANNE BOLGER

RUSHBEARING QUEENS Three generation of Rushbearing Queen from same family at Urswick Church Pictured: COLLECT PICTURE Rushbearing Queen 1958 Christine Swarbrick, Urswick, Monday 1st August 2016 LEANNE BOLGER

RUSHBEARING QUEENS Three generation of Rushbearing Queen from same family at Urswick Church Pictured: Rushbearing Queen's (l-R) Milly Ritchie, Christine Swarbrick, Jo Ritchie, Urswick Church, Urswick, Monday 1st August 2016 LEANNE BOLGER

RUSHBEARING QUEENS Three generation of Rushbearing Queen from same family at Urswick Church Pictured: Rushbearing Queen's (l-R) Milly Ritchie, Christine Swarbrick, Jo Ritchie, Urswick Church, Urswick, Monday 1st August 2016 LEANNE BOLGER

 The annual Urswick Rushbearing Parade from Low Furness Primary School to St Mary's and St Michael's Church. Pictured: Rushbearing Queen 2017 Lily Hodgkinson. 24/09/2017 JON GRANGER
The annual Urswick Rushbearing Parade from Low Furness Primary School to St Mary's and St Michael's Church. Pictured: Rushbearing Queen 2017 Lily Hodgkinson. 24/09/2017 JON GRANGER
Urswick celebrates 113 years of historic rushbearing festival
FOLLOWING years of tradition, a small South Lakes village joined together to parade through their streets, to celebrate an ancient tradition which plays a large role in the history of their community.

Handing over mony to the RVI's Northern Oesophago Gastric Cancer Unit in memory of former Wigton mayor Paul Pearson. L-R: Consultant Surgeon Professor Mike Griffin, Paul Radcliffe, Nurse Specialist Claire Sedgwick (aka ‘Oesophagoose’), Anne-Marie Pearson, Cathy Pearson, Chris Pearson

 Handing over mony to the RVI's Northern Oesophago Gastric Cancer Unit in memory of former Wigton mayor Paul Pearson. L-R: Consultant Surgeon Professor Mike Griffin, Paul Radcliffe, Nurse Specialist Claire Sedgwick (aka ‘Oesophagoose’), Anne-Marie Pearson, Cathy Pearson, Chris Pearson
Handing over mony to the RVI's Northern Oesophago Gastric Cancer Unit in memory of former Wigton mayor Paul Pearson. L-R: Consultant Surgeon Professor Mike Griffin, Paul Radcliffe, Nurse Specialist Claire Sedgwick (aka ‘Oesophagoose’), Anne-Marie Pearson, Cathy Pearson, Chris Pearson
Police appeal for information after bus stop damaged in Ulverston
POLICE are appealing for information after receiving reports a bus stop was damaged in Ulverston.

Lifespan extension: Kirkby Moor windfarm

 Lifespan extension: Kirkby Moor windfarm
Lifespan extension: Kirkby Moor windfarm
Kirkby Moor windfarm row splits Ulverston Town Council
A PLEA to think of future generations and continue to invest in renewable energy was made at a meeting of Ulverston Town Council.

Making money: A charity bowling competition held at Askam Bowling Club raised £1,285 for the oncology unit at Furness General Hospital in 2007

 Making money: A charity bowling competition held at Askam Bowling Club raised £1,285 for the oncology unit at Furness General Hospital in 2007
Making money: A charity bowling competition held at Askam Bowling Club raised £1,285 for the oncology unit at Furness General Hospital in 2007
10 YEARS AGO
There was a division between town councillors over a scheme to turn part of a Grange playing field into allotments. Up to 14 growing plots were wanted on the Memorial Playing Field.

On the course: Left to right; Dayna Davidson, Ronnie Hall, Hilary Austin and Ellie Woodburn LINDSEY DICKINGS

Chip-chip hooray!: Karen Quigley plays an approach shot LINDSEY DICKINGS

Go for a drive: Loretta Blackburn LINDSEY DICKINGS

Let's play: Julie Walker, Eve Richie, Elspeth Cooper and Rose Saunders LINDSEY DICKINGS

Pink ladies: Left to right: Joan McNamara, Angie Morris, Hilary Davison and Jackie Airey LINDSEY DICKINGS

Trolley dash: Golfers heading up to the first fairway at the recent Ulverson Golf Club Ladies Charity Open LINDSEY DICKINGS

On the green: Judith Simpson LINDSEY DICKINGS

Putt it there: Elaine Oliver on the green LINDSEY DICKINGS

Ready for off: the competition's official starter Peter Martin (centre) with (left to right) Julie Walker, Eve Richie, Elspeth Cooper and Rose Saunders LINDSEY DICKINGS

Give it a whack: Rose Saunders LINDSEY DICKINGS

Tee party: Karen Quigley LINDSEY DICKINGS

Taking aim: Susan Seeley LINDSEY DICKINGS

Watch it go: Kate Leece LINDSEY DICKINGS

Fairway to go: Eve Richie LINDSEY DICKINGS

All smiles: Julie Walker LINDSEY DICKINGS

Good shot: Elspeth Cooper LINDSEY DICKINGS

Sky high: Hilary Davison LINDSEY DICKINGS

Magic Morris: Angie Morris LINDSEY DICKINGS

Air we go: Jackie Airey LINDSEY DICKINGS

Austin powers: Hilary Austin LINDSEY DICKINGS

Letting fly: Ellie Woodburn LINDSEY DICKINGS

Mac attack: Joan McNamara LINDSEY DICKINGS

GOLF --- Ladies Charity Open at Ulverston Gold Club // Pictured: Elaine Oliver Wednesday 6th September 2017 LINDSEY DICKINGS

GOLF --- Ladies Charity Open at Ulverston Gold Club // Pictured: Elaine Oliver Wednesday 6th September 2017 LINDSEY DICKINGS

GOLF --- Ladies Charity Open at Ulverston Gold Club // Pictured: Loretta Blackburn Wednesday 6th September 2017 LINDSEY DICKINGS

GOLF --- Ladies Charity Open at Ulverston Gold Club // Pictured: Karen Quigley Wednesday 6th September 2017 LINDSEY DICKINGS

GOLF --- Ladies Charity Open at Ulverston Gold Club // Pictured: (l-r) Julie Walker, Eve Richie, Elspeth Cooper and Rose Saunders Wednesday 6th September 2017 LINDSEY DICKINGS

GOLF --- Ladies Charity Open at Ulverston Gold Club // Pictured: Rose Saunders Wednesday 6th September 2017 LINDSEY DICKINGS

GOLF --- Ladies Charity Open at Ulverston Gold Club // Pictured: Eve Richie Wednesday 6th September 2017 LINDSEY DICKINGS

GOLF --- Ladies Charity Open at Ulverston Gold Club // Pictured: official starter Peter Martin (centre) Wednesday 6th September 2017 LINDSEY DICKINGS

 On the course: Left to right; Dayna Davidson, Ronnie Hall, Hilary Austin and Ellie Woodburn LINDSEY DICKINGS
On the course: Left to right; Dayna Davidson, Ronnie Hall, Hilary Austin and Ellie Woodburn LINDSEY DICKINGS
Picture special: Mary and Linda triumph in Ulverston Charity Open
ULVERSTON golfers Mary Simpson and Linda Dixon utilised their knowledge of the scenic Bardsea course to triumph in the Ladies Charity Open.

Donation: Family of the late Derek Ellison present a defibrillator to BAE Systems

Mike Vallance, BAE Systems

Much loved: Derek Ellison

Family man: The late Derek Ellison pictured with his daughter Michelle Fawcett on her wedding day.

Life and soul: The late Derek Ellison

 Donation: Family of the late Derek Ellison present a defibrillator to BAE Systems Mike Vallance, BAE Systems
Donation: Family of the late Derek Ellison present a defibrillator to BAE Systems Mike Vallance, BAE Systems
Family honour popular character with donation of life-saving kit for Barrow company
THE family of a "real character" have honoured his memory by making a donation of life-saving equipment to a Barrow company to help others.

New builds: A housing shortage is affecting thousands in South Lakeland Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

 New builds: A housing shortage is affecting thousands in South Lakeland Gareth Fuller/PA Wire
New builds: A housing shortage is affecting thousands in South Lakeland Gareth Fuller/PA Wire
Scale of South Lakeland social housing crisis revealed
A STAGGERING number of people are on the waiting list for social housing in South Lakeland with thousands of people forced to wait their turn in unsafe or unsecured accommodation.

Fun: Children at a story craft event at Dalton Community Centre

Dressed to impress: One of the many fun events over the summer required a bit of dressing up

Guest: Gizmo, a bearded dragon from Little Beasties in Ulverston at the centre

 Fun: Children at a story craft event at Dalton Community Centre
Fun: Children at a story craft event at Dalton Community Centre
Dalton Community Centre celebrates successful summer
STAFF at Dalton Community Centre have said its first summer running events for youngsters has been a resounding success.

New stock: Barrow Mayor Ken Williams looks at clothes with trader Nikki Duxbury and mayoress Pat Williams after he officially opened Kidz Clobber at Barrow Indoor Market in 2007

 New stock: Barrow Mayor Ken Williams looks at clothes with trader Nikki Duxbury and mayoress Pat Williams after he officially opened Kidz Clobber at Barrow Indoor Market in 2007
New stock: Barrow Mayor Ken Williams looks at clothes with trader Nikki Duxbury and mayoress Pat Williams after he officially opened Kidz Clobber at Barrow Indoor Market in 2007
10 YEARS AGO
Cumbria's new chief constable was Craig Mackey. He took up his duties after leaving his post as deputy chief constable at Gloucestershire.

Egerton Court, Barrow LINDSEY DICKINGS

 Egerton Court, Barrow LINDSEY DICKINGS
Egerton Court, Barrow LINDSEY DICKINGS
Update: Fire investigators and police work to establish if Egerton Court fire was arson
FIRE investigation officers and police are working to determine if a Barrow flat fire in Egerton Court was arson.

The former HSBC bank in New Market Street is to be renamed Hoad House

Tony Martinez and Jacqui Waters company directors of The Cumbria Teaching Agency.

June 2016. PAULA THANNER

 The former HSBC bank in New Market Street is to be renamed Hoad House
The former HSBC bank in New Market Street is to be renamed Hoad House
Iconic Ulverston landmark rechristened after public competition
AN historic building in the heart of Ulverston will be re-christened as part of a six-figure redevelopment scheme.

Award: Phil Whalley, from Furness Heating Components (left) presents a cheque to Millom's Danny Pattinson, with John Knagg (Lancashire FA rep) and Matty Towler CHRIS WEST

 Award: Phil Whalley, from Furness Heating Components (left) presents a cheque to Millom's Danny Pattinson, with John Knagg (Lancashire FA rep) and Matty Towler CHRIS WEST
Award: Phil Whalley, from Furness Heating Components (left) presents a cheque to Millom's Danny Pattinson, with John Knagg (Lancashire FA rep) and Matty Towler CHRIS WEST
Flying start earns Millom sports performance prize
DANNY Pattinson was delighted to see Millom's flying start to the season recognised after picking up the Sports Performance of the Month Award for August.

Furness Magistrates Court in Barrow JON GRANGER

 Furness Magistrates Court in Barrow JON GRANGER
Furness Magistrates Court in Barrow JON GRANGER
Ulverston man to face trial after denying assault charges
AN Ulverston man will face trial after denying two charges of assault by beating.

Two tries: Ade White of Roose Pioneers

 Two tries: Ade White of Roose Pioneers
Two tries: Ade White of Roose Pioneers
Pioneers and Askam fight for cup glory
ROOSE Pioneers take on Askam tonight in the Barrow And District League's Top Four Final at Craven Park (7pm kick-off).

SEAT Altea: Most fun to drive

Ford Mondeo: It can stomach the big miles

Mazda6: Sportscar looks and balanced handling

 SEAT Altea: Most fun to drive
SEAT Altea: Most fun to drive
Ask the experts: What can I get for £3,000?
Question: My old banger is fit for nothing now. I can get about £3,000 together, but what would you recommend? We’re a family of four.

Sing Me A Song with Neil Adam and Judy Turner

 Sing Me A Song with Neil Adam and Judy Turner
Sing Me A Song with Neil Adam and Judy Turner
Robert Louis Stevenson writing set to music in touring folk show
A COLLECTION of autobiographical poems by Robert Louis Stevenson features in an internationally-travelled folk performance heading to South Cumbria.
Police issue warning over dangers of 'legal highs' after canisters found in Ulverston park
POLICE are warning youths about the dangerous effects of legal highs, after a series of canisters were found in a park.
Owner of missing dog found after search launched by Barrow police
A DOG which went missing and sparked a social media search for its owner has been claimed.

Mast vision: A diagram of the proposed mobile antenna which could be built in Ulverston

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 Mast vision: A diagram of the proposed mobile antenna which could be built in Ulverston Vodafone/Telefonica
Mast vision: A diagram of the proposed mobile antenna which could be built in Ulverston Vodafone/Telefonica
Ulverston councillors resoundingly reject 'unnecessary' phone mast plan
ULVERSTON residents opposed to the construction of a 17m telephone mast in the heart of their community have won strong backing from their local councillors.

Just visiting: Harvey and Tobie Woodhead with Community Police officer Sue Addyman at a 2007 open day at Millom Police Station

 Just visiting: Harvey and Tobie Woodhead with Community Police officer Sue Addyman at a 2007 open day at Millom Police Station
Just visiting: Harvey and Tobie Woodhead with Community Police officer Sue Addyman at a 2007 open day at Millom Police Station
10 YEARS AGO
Ulverston councillors discussed calls for a 20mph limit in the town centre.

Dave Spencer celebrates his 80th birthday at Barrow Parkrun Submitted

Dave Spencer taking part in the Hoad Hill Harriers autumn 5k 2017

 Dave Spencer celebrates his 80th birthday at Barrow Parkrun Submitted
Dave Spencer celebrates his 80th birthday at Barrow Parkrun Submitted
THIS SPORTING LIFE: Dave's not the retiring type
THERE’S a saying in sport: If you’re good enough, you’re old enough.