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File photo of a care home's communal lounge


          File photo of a care home's communal lounge
File photo of a care home's communal lounge
'Please bring our TV back' - sheltered accommodation residents plea with thief
STAFF at a sheltered accommodation block in Ulverston have called for the thief who stole their TV to have a heart and return it to residents.

Balloons to Heaven in 2015

 Balloons to Heaven in 2015
Balloons to Heaven in 2015
Second-hand school uniform sale to raise cash for local charities
AN annual memorial event is set to raise money for charity with the inclusion of a second-hand school uniform sale.

Over the whitewash: Dominic O'Brien scores for Millom against East Leeds JON GRANGER

On the charge: Ethan Kelly breaks through JON GRANGER

Pass master: Tom Newbegin had a fine game JON GRANGER

Celebrate: Millom players congratulate try-scorer Dominic O'Brien JON GRANGER

Can I kick it? Lee Postlethwaite is on target JON GRANGER

Defence to fore: Millom keep East Leeds at bay JON GRANGER

Forward march: Tom Sibley JON GRANGER

One on one: Tom Sibley JON GRANGER

Try: Dominic O'Brien goes over JON GRANGER

 Over the whitewash: Dominic O'Brien scores for Millom against East Leeds JON GRANGER
Over the whitewash: Dominic O'Brien scores for Millom against East Leeds JON GRANGER
Millom so close in defeat against league leaders
MILLOM put up a great fight against National Conference Division Two top dogs East Leeds before being edged out 22-20.

Artwork by Montague Curtis

On display: Artwork by Montague Curtis

 Artwork by Montague Curtis
Artwork by Montague Curtis
Painting pair launch collaborative art exhibition
A COLLABORATIVE exhibition between two local artists will be on display in Ulverston from next week.

Artwork by Lesley Maddock

Artwork by Lesley Maddock

Artwork by Lesley Maddock

 Artwork by Lesley Maddock
Artwork by Lesley Maddock
Solo exhibition for Cumbria-based artist Lesley Maddock
A NEW three-month exhibition is set to open at the Coach House, in Ulverston, at the start of July.

Skills: St Mary's netball team LINDSEY DICKINGS

Licking good: Noah Wood with his lolly LINDSEY DICKINGS

Fun: Children's rides LINDSEY DICKINGS

Variety: Stalls inside LINDSEY DICKINGS

Insight: Matthew Jewell, left, and James Jewell looking around the Ulverston Inshore Rescue display LINDSEY DICKINGS

Thrills: On the swing roundabout is Eleanor Walden LINDSEY DICKINGS

Talented: St Mary's Year Four football team LINDSEY DICKINGS

Having a ball: St Mary's Year Four football team LINDSEY DICKINGS

Smiles: Holly Clarke, left, and Mia Birtwistle enjoying the event LINDSEY DICKINGS

 Skills: St Mary's netball team LINDSEY DICKINGS
Skills: St Mary's netball team LINDSEY DICKINGS
Long-standing Ulverston gala event brings area’s schools together
NO amount of wind or rain would have made a difference.

Gin and Tonic

Gerard Richardson

Shed 1 Distillery Ltd is run by Andrew Arnold-Bennett from his garden shed. Thursday 16th February 2017 LINDSEY DICKINGS

SUBMITTED 19 May 2017. The Lakes Distillery gins.

Bedrock Gin. pic John Story November 17th 2015

 Gin and Tonic
Gin and Tonic
Expert shares secrets of alcohol content in Cumbria on World Gin Day
AS days of celebration go, this has got to be one of our favourites yet. Did you know it was World Gin Day? If not, don’t panic, our resident expert in all things alcoholic has you covered.

An adder spotted on Seascale beach

An adder by Pete Carpenter

 An adder spotted on Seascale beach
An adder spotted on Seascale beach
Fresh warning over snake danger in South Cumbria
VETS have warned pet-owners in South Cumbria to be vigilant after two dogs suffered snake bites within the space of 10 days.

Travel problems: A bus facing flooded roads in Kendal in November 1927 SUBMITTED river-jun-10

Off limits: The river bursts its bank in Kendal, shown on a vintage postcard SUBMITTED river-jun-10

Peaceful scene: Stramongate Bridge at Kendal around 1900 SUBMITTED river-jun-10

 Travel problems: A bus facing flooded roads in Kendal in November 1927 SUBMITTED river-jun-10
Travel problems: A bus facing flooded roads in Kendal in November 1927 SUBMITTED river-jun-10
Historic dangers of living next to South Cumbrian rivers
WATER flowing gently under stone bridges in historic market towns is part of the idyllic view of Cumbria which attracts tourists but it isn't always like that.

New ownership: Old Farmhouse, Ulverston

Mixed opinion: Spare ribs with hoisin sauce

Very good: "Our" Cumberland Pie

High quality: Chilli

Delicious and light: Sticky toffee pudding

Looking dated: The interior at the Old Farmhouse, Ulverston

 New ownership: Old Farmhouse, Ulverston
New ownership: Old Farmhouse, Ulverston
FOOD REVIEW: Good food and good value at the Old Farmhouse in Ulverston
Old Farmhouse, Ulverston

Back in form: Tom Gibbs LINDSEY DICKINGS

 Back in form: Tom Gibbs LINDSEY DICKINGS
Back in form: Tom Gibbs LINDSEY DICKINGS
Gibbs back in form to land Lanequest opener
THE heavens opened and the wind blew for the opening event of the 2017 Lakeland Lanequest summer series.

Not crystal clear: Managing director Chris Blade says he is shocked by the election result. LINDSEY DICKINGS

Tax concerns: Paul Hornby MILTON HAWORTH

Clarity needed: Brian Richardson

STUART WALKER

 Not crystal clear: Managing director Chris Blade says he is shocked by the election result. LINDSEY DICKINGS
Not crystal clear: Managing director Chris Blade says he is shocked by the election result. LINDSEY DICKINGS
Cumbria's business leaders search for clarity in wake of election shock
BREXIT uncertainty is dominating the thoughts of Cumbria's business leaders following Thursday's shock election result.

Adam Rowe

Juliette Burton

Freddy Quinne

Tony Burgess

Tom Toal

Chris Betts

Russell Hicks

 Adam Rowe
Adam Rowe
Comedy line-up brings Edinburgh stars to Another Fine Fest
AN impressive line-up of stand-up has added a new dimension to this year's Another Fine Fest.

JOHNNY DEPP: Johnny Depp

 JOHNNY DEPP: Johnny Depp
JOHNNY DEPP: Johnny Depp
Do you remember when...
10 years ago

Young gun: Millom's Owen Myers (pictured in action for Furness Raiders) returns to the Millom fold tomorrow LINDSEY DICKINGS

Back in action: Millom's Ross Brookes JON GRANGER

 Young gun: Millom's Owen Myers (pictured in action for Furness Raiders) returns to the Millom fold tomorrow LINDSEY DICKINGS
Young gun: Millom's Owen Myers (pictured in action for Furness Raiders) returns to the Millom fold tomorrow LINDSEY DICKINGS
Millom face leaders East Leeds as they fight relegation fears
MILLOM need to pull a rabbit from the hat in their relegation battle tomorrow.

Big flavour: Andrew Arnold-Bennett runs Shed 1 Distillery from his garden shed LINDSEY DICKINGS

Some of the gins produced by Shed 1 Distillery LINDSEY DICKINGS

Base: Juniper is the key ingredient for gin LINDSEY DICKINGS

Andrew Arnold-Bennett says "When is comes to gin, the world is your oyster" LINDSEY DICKINGS

Venture: Shed 1 Distillery pride themselves on being Cumbria's, and possibly the UK's, smallest gin distillery LINDSEY DICKINGS

Favourite: World Gin Day celebrates the 110 brands we have to choose from today PA PHOTO/HANDOUT

 Big flavour: Andrew Arnold-Bennett runs Shed 1 Distillery from his garden shed LINDSEY DICKINGS
Big flavour: Andrew Arnold-Bennett runs Shed 1 Distillery from his garden shed LINDSEY DICKINGS
Wonderful gin is just the tonic
GIN'S reputation has been through many peaks and troughs through the ages, from William Hogarth's Gin Lane depicting the "evils" of consuming the juniper-based spirit to it being used in tropical British colonies to mask the bitter flavour of quinine, which was used to combat malaria.

Fire engine

 Fire engine
Fire engine
Fuel sent spilling at Ulverston petrol station
FUEL was sent spilling over the forecourt of a petrol station this morning when a heavy goods vehicle crashed into a petrol pump.

Empowered: Charlene Boyd, pictured with her son, Corey, nominated health visitor Helen Mbaye for a "Breast Friends Award"

Awareness: South Cumbria Breastfeeding Support run breastfeeding drop-in sessions at Ulverston Library every Tuesday. Pictured are IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant) and breastfeeding counsellor Ann Bruce, peer supporter Kate Stagg with daughter Willow and peer supporter Jo Dawson LINDSEY DICKINGS

 Empowered: Charlene Boyd, pictured with her son, Corey, nominated health visitor Helen Mbaye for a "Breast Friends Award"
Empowered: Charlene Boyd, pictured with her son, Corey, nominated health visitor Helen Mbaye for a "Breast Friends Award"
Bosom pals celebrated with new award for South Lakes health workers
THE unsung heroes to mums across the South Lakes are to be celebrated by a new award launched by a breastfeeding support group.

Awareness: Sarah Simpson MILTON HAWORTH.

 Awareness: Sarah Simpson MILTON HAWORTH.
Awareness: Sarah Simpson MILTON HAWORTH.
Ulverston hospice gets smart with video as they reach for new audiences
A SNEAK peek into the day-to-day life of Ulverston's St Mary's Hospice has been made possible thanks to an innovative partnership.

MICK HUCKNALL: Mick Hucknall

 MICK HUCKNALL: Mick Hucknall
MICK HUCKNALL: Mick Hucknall
Do you remember when...
10 years ago

Whisky

 Whisky
Whisky
Barrow whisky thief stole £7 bottle of booze
A BOOZE thief from Barrow has been fined after stealing a bottle of store-brand whisky from an Ulverston convenience store.

Polling station

 Polling station
Polling station
List of polling stations in Barrow and Ulverston
HERE we have published a list of the polling stations for voters in the Barrow and Furness constituency.

No bus service: Market Square in Millom

'We need something': Millom mayor Angela Dixon

 No bus service: Market Square in Millom
No bus service: Market Square in Millom
Anger as last bus service in Millom is axed
A VITAL public transport lifeline in rural south Cumbria has been axed.

County Champion: Natasha Slater MILTON HAWORTH

Strokeplay champion: Sarah Cousins LINDSEY DICKINGS

 County Champion: Natasha Slater MILTON HAWORTH
County Champion: Natasha Slater MILTON HAWORTH
Natasha shows her class to win county championship
TALENTED Ulverston player Natasha Slater has been crowned Cumbria Ladies County Golf Association champion.

Walking with style: Church Walk player Ella McNicol in action at Ulverston Tennis Centre, where her team were joint-winners of the Furness small schools competition LINDSEY DICKINGS

Village success: Lindal and Marton's Imogen Brettle helps her team to the joint-title in the small schools event LINDSEY DICKINGS

Top racket: Maimona Nusrat in action for large schools winners Chetwynde at the Furness mini tennis finals LINDSEY DICKINGS

Staying focused: Broughton's Lily Code keeps he eyes on the ball LINDSEY DICKINGS

Smash it: Caitlin Eva, from Our Lady of the Rosary, ready to take a shot LINDSEY DICKINGS

On the volley: George Romney's Rhys McKenna LINDSEY DICKINGS

Cool hand Luke: Luke Burbridge at the net for Yarlside Academy LINDSEY DICKINGS

Hit the sweet spot: Oscar Sweeting in action for Low Furness LINDSEY DICKINGS

Mellow yellows: The two teams from Yarlside Academy who contested the Furness Schools mini tennis finals LINDSEY DICKINGS

Over the net: Church Walk's Ella McNicol plays the ball back LINDSEY DICKINGS

To cap it off: Church Walk's Marina in action LINDSEY DICKINGS

At full stretch: Marina, from Church Walk, reaches for the ball LINDSEY DICKINGS

Up in the air: Our Lady's Caitlin Eva prepares for a big hit LINDSEY DICKINGS

Hit it back: Rhys McKenna, from George Romney, in a rally LINDSEY DICKINGS

Bridging the gap: Luke Burbridge goes down the line LINDSEY DICKINGS

Low blow: Oscar Sweeting plays a shot for Low Furness at Ulverston Leisure Centre LINDSEY DICKINGS

 Walking with style: Church Walk player Ella McNicol in action at Ulverston Tennis Centre, where her team were joint-winners of the Furness small schools competition LINDSEY DICKINGS
Walking with style: Church Walk player Ella McNicol in action at Ulverston Tennis Centre, where her team were joint-winners of the Furness small schools competition LINDSEY DICKINGS
PICTURE SPECIAL: Chetwynde, Church Walk and Lindal reach Cumbria tennis finals
CHETWYNDE, Church Walk and Lindal and Marton schools went to the top of the class at the Furness mini tennis finals.

Aiming high: Sheila Hopkins from Ulverston did a sponsored tandem skydive as part of her 80th birthday celebrations and to raise money for Parkinson's UK LINDSEY DICKINGS

Feet on the ground: Sheila Hopkins with her husband Mike LINDSEY DICKINGS

Sheila Hopkins as she completes her skydive to raise money for Parkinson's UK. MICHELLE REED. 4/6/17.

Sheila Hopkins as she completes her skydive to raise money for Parkinson's UK. MICHELLE REED. 4/6/17.

Danielle Reed and her grandmother Sheila Hopkins as she completes her skydive to raise money for Parkinson's UK. MICHELLE REED. 4/6/17.

Mike and Sheila Hopkins as she completes her skydive to raise money for Parkinson's UK. MICHELLE REED. 4/6/17.

 Aiming high: Sheila Hopkins from Ulverston did a sponsored tandem skydive as part of her 80th birthday celebrations and to raise money for Parkinson's UK LINDSEY DICKINGS
Aiming high: Sheila Hopkins from Ulverston did a sponsored tandem skydive as part of her 80th birthday celebrations and to raise money for Parkinson's UK LINDSEY DICKINGS
High hopes fulfilled for skydiving Sheila
A COURAGEOUS woman has raised almost £2,000 after a skydive to celebrate her 80th birthday.

Furness College Hustings hosted by the Furness FSB and chaired by Andrew Wren Principal and chief executive of Furness College. LEANNE BOLGER

Packed out: Furness College hustings LEANNE BOLGER

Making a point: Alan Piper, the UKIP candidate LEANNE BOLGER

'Amazing offer': John Woodcock, Labour Co-operative candidate LEANNE BOLGER

'Children are failed': Rob O'Hara, Green candidate LEANNE BOLGER

Strategy needed: Simon Fell, Conservative candidate LEANNE BOLGER

'Skills gap': Loraine Birchall, Lib Dem candidate LEANNE BOLGER

Furness College Hustings hosted by the Furness FSB and chaired by Andrew Wren Principal and chief executive of Furness College. LEANNE BOLGER

 Furness College Hustings hosted by the Furness FSB and chaired by Andrew Wren Principal and chief executive of Furness College. LEANNE BOLGER
Furness College Hustings hosted by the Furness FSB and chaired by Andrew Wren Principal and chief executive of Furness College. LEANNE BOLGER
Business community quiz Barrow and Furness election candidates
INFRASTRUCTURE, the skills shortage, Trident, supply chain and renewable energy were all issues raised during an election hustings.

Strange find: The stone head which was dug up in a Dalton garden in 1949 SUBMITTED head-june-07

Historic building: Dalton castle has stone carvings but none matched with the head found in a garden in 1949 SUBMITTED head-june-07

Monastic base: The Dalton stone head could have started its life at Furness Abbey. This is a Victorian hand-tinted image of the ruins SUBMITTED head-june-07

 Strange find: The stone head which was dug up in a Dalton garden in 1949 SUBMITTED head-june-07
Strange find: The stone head which was dug up in a Dalton garden in 1949 SUBMITTED head-june-07
What happened to Dalton stone head dug up in garden?
WE are hoping that readers can do a little detective work and tell the Memories Page what happened to an unusual carved stone head which was dug up almost 70 years ago.

LIAM NEESON: Liam Neeson

 LIAM NEESON: Liam Neeson
LIAM NEESON: Liam Neeson
Do you remember when...
10 years ago

Jamie Bosanko

KITS

Ava Grace

Paddy Steer

Mark Pratt

 Jamie Bosanko
Jamie Bosanko
Another Fine Fest: 5 solo acts to see
ULVERSTON'S biggest celebration of live music, street theatre and arts arrives on June 17 and 18, so all this week we're shining the spotlight on the must-see acts.
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