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Ceremony: Ulverston mayor Paul Smith with Dan Elsworth of Greenlane archaeology LEANNE BOLGER

Displays: Inside Sir John Barrow's Cottage

Work in progress: The interior of the cottage during renovation Photo: Greenlane Archaeology

Home life: Sir John Barrow's Cottage

Work: The interior of the cottage as it underwent renovation

Artefacts: Some of the items in the cottage

Historic: Sir John Barrow's Cottage

Home: Sir John Barrow's Cottage JON GRANGER

 Ceremony: Ulverston mayor Paul Smith with Dan Elsworth of Greenlane archaeology LEANNE BOLGER
Ceremony: Ulverston mayor Paul Smith with Dan Elsworth of Greenlane archaeology LEANNE BOLGER
Sir John Barrow's Cottage reopens after painstaking restoration
Experts have lovingly brought the historic Ulverston building back to life

Walney Amateurs were staging Annie at Forum 28 in Barrow in 2007. Shown is Luke Mooney, Hannah Jackson and Tiffany Charnley as Annie

 Walney Amateurs were staging Annie at Forum 28 in Barrow in 2007. Shown is Luke Mooney, Hannah Jackson and Tiffany Charnley as Annie
Walney Amateurs were staging Annie at Forum 28 in Barrow in 2007. Shown is Luke Mooney, Hannah Jackson and Tiffany Charnley as Annie
10 YEARS AGO
Workers at the Sellafield nuclear site, in West Cumbria, started their own American football team - called the Cumbrian Mariners.

Preston Crown Court

 Preston Crown Court
Preston Crown Court
Ulverston teenager admits having sex with 14-year-old girl
Louis Greenhill pleaded guilty to seven child sex offences at Preston Crown Court

Moving on up: Kathryn and Mervyn Bedford who have just moved to Ulverston from Devon to take up the role of pastors SUBMITTED

 Moving on up: Kathryn and Mervyn Bedford who have just moved to Ulverston from Devon to take up the role of pastors SUBMITTED
Moving on up: Kathryn and Mervyn Bedford who have just moved to Ulverston from Devon to take up the role of pastors SUBMITTED
Ulverston welcomes new community pastors to the fold
A COMMUNITY church in Ulverston has welcomed two new pastors to the area - fulfilling a long-term ambition to find a new leader for its congregation.

Project: The new maternity unit, at Furness General Hospital LINDSEY DICKINGS

 Project: The new maternity unit, at Furness General Hospital LINDSEY DICKINGS
Project: The new maternity unit, at Furness General Hospital LINDSEY DICKINGS
Hypnotist to charm audience in aid of Furness maternity appeal
Fundraiser night as new FGH maternity ward nears completion

The shadowscreen at last year's festival. 31/10/2016 JON GRANGER

 The shadowscreen at last year's festival. 31/10/2016 JON GRANGER
The shadowscreen at last year's festival. 31/10/2016 JON GRANGER
Craft workshop for this year's spooktacular Ulverston Candlelit Walk
CREATIVE youngsters and adults who may still be a child at heart have been invited to come and contribute to this year's Ulverston Candlelit Walk.

Prawn cocktail - Royal Oak Spark Bridge

Steak and ale pie - Royal Oak Spark Bridge

Chicken rogan josh - Royal Oak Spark Bridge

Chocolate cake - Royal Oak Spark Bridge

The bar area - Royal Oak Spark Bridge

 Prawn cocktail - Royal Oak Spark Bridge
Prawn cocktail - Royal Oak Spark Bridge
Food: Excellent quality pub grub earns royal seal of approval
WITH pubs closing down across the country at an alarming rate of knots, it is always heartening to see village inns surviving - often against the odds.

Uncertain future: The GSK plant in Ulverston LINDSEY DICKINGS

 Uncertain future: The GSK plant in Ulverston LINDSEY DICKINGS
Uncertain future: The GSK plant in Ulverston LINDSEY DICKINGS
GSK global boss to meet stakeholders in Ulverston plant
Highest profile figure yet from GSK to meet local stakeholders to discuss the plant's future

Sign: The purple crocus has become a symbol of Rotary's fight against polio

STUART WALKER

 Sign: The purple crocus has become a symbol of Rotary's fight against polio STUART WALKER
Sign: The purple crocus has become a symbol of Rotary's fight against polio STUART WALKER
Planting for polio awareness to brighten up Ulverston
Rotary International have fought for decades to eradicate the deadly disease

Going swimmingly: Great Britain Olympian Ellie Faulkner (front centre) with children on the coaching session at the Park Leisure Centre

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Leading the way: Great Britain Olympian Ellie Faulkner during a coaching session in Barrow

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Off to a flier: Ellie Faulkner shows youngsters how to make a perfect start from the blocks

SUBMITTED BY MARK RALPH

Up for it: Askam Village School team Max Bowman and Mischa Turner

MATT O’FLYNN

Listening on: Keen young swimmers pay attention to Team GB’s Ellie Faulkner

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 Going swimmingly: Great Britain Olympian Ellie Faulkner (front centre) with children on the coaching session at the Park Leisure Centre SUBMITTED BY MARK RALPH
Going swimmingly: Great Britain Olympian Ellie Faulkner (front centre) with children on the coaching session at the Park Leisure Centre SUBMITTED BY MARK RALPH
Great Britain Olympic swimmer makes a big splash with Barrow kids
DOUBLE Olympian and Commonwealth Games medallist Ellie Faulkner paid an inspirational visit to Park Leisure Centre to lead a training session organised by Barrow Amateur Swimming Club.

Edwin Booth

 Edwin Booth
Edwin Booth
Northern supermarket Booths branches out into London
AmazonFresh is available in 302 postcodes across London, Surrey, Hampshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire

Flooding across part of north and west Cumbria. Heavy rain was causing flooding on roads and in villages around Aspatria. Lots of surface water flooding on the A595 STUART WALKER

Flooding across part of north and west Cumbria. Heavy rain was causing flooding on roads and in villages around Aspatria. Flooding on the minor road from Bothel to Threapland STUART WALKER

Flooding across part of north and west Cumbria. Heavy rain was causing flooding on roads and in villages around Aspatria STUART WALKER

 Flooding across part of north and west Cumbria. Heavy rain was causing flooding on roads and in villages around Aspatria. Lots of surface water flooding on the A595 STUART WALKER
Flooding across part of north and west Cumbria. Heavy rain was causing flooding on roads and in villages around Aspatria. Lots of surface water flooding on the A595 STUART WALKER
MP calls on government to provide better flood protection in Cumbria
AN MP has urged the government to make sure Cumbria is properly protected ahead of the winter - as the Met Office warns more stormy conditions could be on the way.

Flooding between Blennerhasset and Bagrow

Flooding on the old railway line under the bridge near Seaton Village Hall

Plumbland

 Flooding between Blennerhasset and Bagrow
Flooding between Blennerhasset and Bagrow
WITH VIDEO: Cars still stranded in floods after storm hits Cumbria
Cars are continuing to get trapped in floodwater as roads across the county remain underwater.

Trains meeting: The state of Furness rail services will come under scrutiny next week

 Trains meeting: The state of Furness rail services will come under scrutiny next week
Trains meeting: The state of Furness rail services will come under scrutiny next week
Furness MP to reconvene better trains campaign with special meeting next week
THE dire state of Furness line train services and future plans for rail upgrades will be the subject of a special meeting convened next week by Barrow and Furness MP, John Woodcock.

Feeling top of the World: Ulverston's Curtis Anderson helped England beat Mexico 3-2 in Kolkata in the Fifa under-17s World Cup Aaron Chown/EMPICS Sport

 Feeling top of the World: Ulverston's Curtis Anderson helped England beat Mexico 3-2 in Kolkata in the Fifa under-17s World Cup Aaron Chown/EMPICS Sport
Feeling top of the World: Ulverston's Curtis Anderson helped England beat Mexico 3-2 in Kolkata in the Fifa under-17s World Cup Aaron Chown/EMPICS Sport
Ulverston keeper Anderson helps England beat Mexico in World Cup
ULVERSTON keeper Curtis Anderson made it two World Cup wins out of two after helping England beat Mexico.

Richard Walsh

 Richard Walsh
Richard Walsh
Barrow Salvation Army to honour member with renowned Blackburn Citadel Band
A CONCERT paying tribute to a much-loved community man will see a renowned band head to Barrow.

Country scene: A waterfall at Ireleth more than 100 years ago SUBMITTED askam-oct-11

Rural industry: The old watermill at Ireleth SUBMITTED askam-oct-11

Estuary View: The mansion at Netherclose, Ireleth, overlooking the Duddon SUBMITTED askam-oct-11

Village life: Back Lane at Ireleth, around 1910 SUBMITTED askam-oct-11

No traffic: Youngsters walk in safety at Ireleth village around 1905 SUBMITTED askam-oct-11

Rising up: Houses along the road towards Ireleth Hill SUBMITTED askam-oct-11

 Country scene: A waterfall at Ireleth more than 100 years ago SUBMITTED askam-oct-11
Country scene: A waterfall at Ireleth more than 100 years ago SUBMITTED askam-oct-11
Chance for history groups to meet up at Furness conference
THE annual meeting and convention of the Cumbria Local History Federation is being held at Askam Band Hall in Sandy Lane, Askam, this Saturday, October 14.

Strike force: Anna Stable lines up an effort in her four-goal salvo against Dalston LEANNE BOLGER

Moving on up: Suze Armstrong takes the ball out of defence for South Lakes against Dalston LEANNE BOLGER

Controlling skills: Emma Armstrong on the ball for South Lakes against Dalston LEANNE BOLGER

Open fire: Rebecca Cook takes a shot on goal for South Lakes against Dalston LEANNE BOLGER

Watching brief: Rebecca Cook (second right) keeps an eye on play for South Lakes against Dalston LEANNE BOLGER

Focused: Dalston's Lucy Molloy in action against South Lakes LEANNE BOLGER

Mine!: Sheila Downie tires to keep the ball for Dalston LEANNE BOLGER

Cleared: Hannah Thornbery plays upfield for Dalston at South Lakes LEANNE BOLGER

 Strike force: Anna Stable lines up an effort in her four-goal salvo against Dalston LEANNE BOLGER
Strike force: Anna Stable lines up an effort in her four-goal salvo against Dalston LEANNE BOLGER
PICTURE SPECIAL: Dominant South Lakes crush Dalston
SOUTH Lakes made it three wins from three to go top of the Cumbria League.

Steam day: Melissa Fletcher, from Millom, at a 2007 Thomas the Tank Engine weekend at the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway

 Steam day: Melissa Fletcher, from Millom, at a 2007 Thomas the Tank Engine weekend at the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway
Steam day: Melissa Fletcher, from Millom, at a 2007 Thomas the Tank Engine weekend at the Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway
10 YEARS AGO
Hundreds of construction jobs would be created if a massive £500m underground gas storage scheme was approved for the Irish Sea.

GSK in Ulverston.

Lindsey Dickings

Emma Walmsley

 GSK in Ulverston.
Lindsey Dickings
GSK in Ulverston.
GSK falls to bottom of survey
A recent bribery scandal and excessive pay policies have sent pharma giant GlaxoSmithKline to the bottom of the Institute of Directors' (IoD) corporate governance survey.

Animal Welfare Furness chairwoman Michelle Hudson MILTON HAWORTH

 Animal Welfare Furness chairwoman Michelle Hudson MILTON HAWORTH
Animal Welfare Furness chairwoman Michelle Hudson MILTON HAWORTH
Urgent plea for volunteers for Barrow animal welfare charity
BOSSES at Animal Welfare Furness have made a plea for volunteers to help look after rescue dogs and cats.

Fear the Lions: England Under-17s goalkeeper Curtis Anderson AARON CHOWN/EMPICS SPORT/PA

On target: Manchester United's Angel Gomes netted from the bench for England against Chile PA

Two goals: Jadon Sancho bagged a brace in England's World Cup opener with Chile PA

Strong start: Curtis Anderson kept a clean sheet as England defeated Chile 4-0 in the under-17s World Cup THE FA

 Fear the Lions: England Under-17s goalkeeper Curtis Anderson AARON CHOWN/EMPICS SPORT/PA
Fear the Lions: England Under-17s goalkeeper Curtis Anderson AARON CHOWN/EMPICS SPORT/PA
Ulverston keeper Curtis: Rivals should fear England after opening World Cup win
CURTIS Anderson believes England Under-17s World Cup rivals should be fearing the Young Lions as they look to build on their opening 4-0 triumph in India.

Finalists: Grand Masters winner Simon Perry (left) and runner-up Darren Naylor SUBMITTED BY KEN HOWARTH

Well done: Sponsor John Sharples (left) presents 2017 Grand Masters winner Simon Perry with his prize SUBMITTED BY KEN HOWARTH

On a roll: Champion Simon Perry in action in the 2017 Grand Masters final SUBMITTED BY KEN HOWARTH

So close: Runner-up Darren Naylor in the Grand Masters final at Askam SUBMITTED BY KEN HOWARTH

 Finalists: Grand Masters winner Simon Perry (left) and runner-up Darren Naylor SUBMITTED BY KEN HOWARTH
Finalists: Grand Masters winner Simon Perry (left) and runner-up Darren Naylor SUBMITTED BY KEN HOWARTH
Perry takes Furness Grand Masters bowls honours
SIMON Perry took the honours as he swept through the field to win the Grand Masters at Askam.

Hoot Owl, Master of Disguise SUBMITTED

Hoot Owl, Master of Disguise SUBMITTED

 Hoot Owl, Master of Disguise SUBMITTED
Hoot Owl, Master of Disguise SUBMITTED
Hoot Owl flies in to Ulverston for half-term
THE story of a crafty owl will be told on stage in Ulverston this half-term.

Martin Mor

Tony Law

Gordon Southern (photo by Steve Ullathorne)

Nathan Caton

 Martin Mor
Martin Mor
Acclaimed names head to Ulverston for Friday Night Live
POPULAR comedy event Friday Night Live makes a welcome return to the Coronation Hall in Ulverston, with four acclaimed comedians set to perform on November 10.

Campaign: Crimestoppers

View: Cumbria police and crime boss Peter McCall DAVID HOLLINS

 Campaign: Crimestoppers
Campaign: Crimestoppers
Reports of slavery rocket in Cumbria - could you spot the telltale signs?
New campaign to tackle the 'horrendous' crime in the county is launched today

Awareness: St Mary's Hospice, Ulverston JOE RILEY

 Awareness: St Mary's Hospice, Ulverston JOE RILEY
Awareness: St Mary's Hospice, Ulverston JOE RILEY
Ulverston St Mary's marks the start of Hospice Care Week
Hospice heroes will be celebrated across south Cumbria and Furness during an awareness week.

Keep it up: Goalscorer Damian Minnican on the ball for Ormsgill LEANNE BOLGER

Set-up: Mike Crampton provided the free-kick for Steve Crompton to score Ormsgill's equaliser against Cartmel A LEANNE BOLGER

Defensive skills: Mike Reid in control for Ormsgill LEANNE BOLGER

Play it there: Danny O'Halloran gets the ball clear for Ormsgill LEANNE BOLGER

On the Mike: Mike Browne cuts through the Cartmel defence for Ormsgill North End LEANNE BOLGER

Going forward: Danny O'Halloran kicks upfield for Ormsgill North End LEANNE BOLGER

Coming in: Ormsgill's Mike Browne closes down a Cartmel A player LEANNE BOLGER

 Keep it up: Goalscorer Damian Minnican on the ball for Ormsgill LEANNE BOLGER
Keep it up: Goalscorer Damian Minnican on the ball for Ormsgill LEANNE BOLGER
PICTURE SPECIAL: Crompton spot-on as Ormsgill beat Cartmel on penalties
STEVE Crompton held his nerve from the penalty spot to send Ormsgill through after a Furness Junior Cup thriller against Cartmel A.

Clean sheet: Curtis Anderson helped England to World Cup victory over Chile AARON CHOWN/EMPICS SPORT/PA

Brace: Jadon Sancho netted twice for England against Chile PA

Impact: Angel Gomes scored after coming off the bench for England Under-17s against Chile PA

 Clean sheet: Curtis Anderson helped England to World Cup victory over Chile AARON CHOWN/EMPICS SPORT/PA
Clean sheet: Curtis Anderson helped England to World Cup victory over Chile AARON CHOWN/EMPICS SPORT/PA
Ulverston teen Anderson helps England to World Cup win over Chile
CURTIS Anderson marked his World Cup debut with England Under-17s with a clean sheet as the Young Lions defeated Chile 4-0.

Henry Jardine from Broughton LEANNE BOLGER

William and Alice Thompson

Gardener Sarah McCormack

Entertainment by Blast Furness

Henry Jardine

Crafts man Tom Smith demonstrating chain saw carving

William Thompson with his apple head stick man

Earthworm Kitchen from Ulverston serving uo apple dishes (l-R) Jim Rothwell and Mike Whittington

:Ford park volunteer David Lawence and Matthew Knipe loading apples

Matthew Knipe

Ford park volunteer David Lawence

Crafts man Tom Smith

Susan Pettman of Iron Shepherds demonstrating ancient methods

Win Postlethwaite and Christopher Caine

Fiona Lowther and Nat Welham

 Henry Jardine from Broughton LEANNE BOLGER
Henry Jardine from Broughton LEANNE BOLGER
Apple extravaganza returns to Ford Park for annual celebration
AN annual apple festival returned to Ulverston yesterday to delight families from Furness and beyond.
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