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All aboard: The first of the new Crossley buses to arrive in Barrow in 1948 MAIL ARCHIVE bus-aug-19

Inspection: Councillors take a look at the newly arrive first of 10 Crossley buses in 1948 MAIL ARCHIVE bus-aug-19

Busy streets: Barow Corporation Transport vehicles mix with cars and bicycles on the junction of Michaelson Road and Cavendish Square around 1950 MAIL ARCHIVE bus-aug-19

Rescue time: The Barrow Corporation Transport breakdown recovery vehicle around 1950 MAIL ARCHIVE bus-aug-19

Operational base: The old Hindpool bus depot which was built for Barrow Corporation Transport in the 1930s and was demolished to make ways for shops MAIL ARCHIVE bus-aug-19

Survivor: One of the old Barrow Corporation Transport Leyland buses seen in 2015 offering a shuttle service from the town centre to the Barrow Model Railway Exhibition at Barrow Sixth Form College BILL MYERS bus-aug-19

 All aboard: The first of the new Crossley buses to arrive in Barrow in 1948 MAIL ARCHIVE bus-aug-19
All aboard: The first of the new Crossley buses to arrive in Barrow in 1948 MAIL ARCHIVE bus-aug-19
Barrow council splashes out on 80 new buses
BACK in 1948 electric cars for the masses were a thing of the future and there were no health worries about diesel fumes.

Silver lining: Mike Hodgson was a winner for West Mount A in their defeat to Walney Park A JON GRANGER

On form: Glaxo bowler Eric Worsley won well against Hawcoat Park B RAY DUNSTAN

 Silver lining: Mike Hodgson was a winner for West Mount A in their defeat to Walney Park A JON GRANGER
Silver lining: Mike Hodgson was a winner for West Mount A in their defeat to Walney Park A JON GRANGER
West Mount shock leaders Kirkby in Furness Senior League
WEST Mount B inflicted a shock defeat on Deltawaite Ltd Furness Senior Citizens' Bowling League Division Two leaders Kirkby.

Stepping up: Children dance to a reworded YMCA song, as part of their campaign to help Barrow Foodbank LINDSEY DICKINGS

Play time: Brayden Wright plays a fruit juice carton and Sienna Churcher a sponge pudding tin, during The Story of a Tin, which was a campaign to help Barrow Foodbank LINDSEY DICKINGS

Write stuff: Script writers (from left) Libby Postlethwaite, Maisie Grainger, Faye Dobson and Rebecca Fearn LINDSEY DICKINGS

Plan bee: Amelia Leach, left, and Megan Cupid highlight the plight of bees LINDSEY DICKINGS

Leading role: Catherine Webb who was key to the event going ahead LINDSEY DICKINGS

Speech: Deputy mayor of Barrow Bill McEwan LINDSEY DICKINGS

Inspiring: Cllr Anne Burns speaks at the event LINDSEY DICKINGS

Stop motion animation is shown LINDSEY DICKINGS

 Stepping up: Children dance to a reworded YMCA song, as part of their campaign to help Barrow Foodbank LINDSEY DICKINGS
Stepping up: Children dance to a reworded YMCA song, as part of their campaign to help Barrow Foodbank LINDSEY DICKINGS
Children showcase new skills at Furness Future Leaders celebration event
CHILDREN staged a celebration event which demonstrated the host of new skills they have learnt through a summer programme.

Big day: Pupils receive their GCSE results

 Big day: Pupils receive their GCSE results
Big day: Pupils receive their GCSE results
GCSE results help and advice
THE National Careers Service is hosting a live question and answer session with their advisers on Twitter and Facebook before GCSE results come out next week.

LAKELAND COUNTRY FAIR -- Lakeland Country Fair, Torver // Pictured: (l-r) Pippin and Rex attended the show with their Dalton based owners Sunday 21st August 2016 LINDSEY DICKINGS

 LAKELAND COUNTRY FAIR -- Lakeland Country Fair, Torver // Pictured: (l-r) Pippin and Rex attended the show with their Dalton based owners Sunday 21st August 2016 LINDSEY DICKINGS
LAKELAND COUNTRY FAIR -- Lakeland Country Fair, Torver // Pictured: (l-r) Pippin and Rex attended the show with their Dalton based owners Sunday 21st August 2016 LINDSEY DICKINGS
What can I do this weekend in Cumbria?
With decent weather forecast for this weekend, here's our top pick of things to do in south Cumbria.

Rare appearance: Mike Backhouse is set to feature for Walney Central against Hensingham LINDSEY DICKINGS

In form: Askam celebrate a try for Tom Hopkins against Bradford Dudley Hill. last weekend STEVE MILLER

 Rare appearance: Mike Backhouse is set to feature for Walney Central against Hensingham LINDSEY DICKINGS
Rare appearance: Mike Backhouse is set to feature for Walney Central against Hensingham LINDSEY DICKINGS
Buoyant Askam looking to close in on play-offs place
TEENAGER Luke Holliday is set to get a chance for Askam when they welcome Leigh East in National Conference League Division Two.

Lookback: Painters and decorators from Wards in Barrow tackle Walney lighthouse in September 1995 EM ARCHIVE

 Lookback: Painters and decorators from Wards in Barrow tackle Walney lighthouse in September 1995 EM ARCHIVE
Lookback: Painters and decorators from Wards in Barrow tackle Walney lighthouse in September 1995 EM ARCHIVE
Discover the history of Walney
AN ISLAND'S unspoilt coast, abundant wildlife, and rich history will go under the spotlight at a special event next month.

Jamie's joy: Jamie Pattinson scored for Millom as they made it four wins out of four in the West Lancs second division CHRIS WEST

At the double: Askam’s Jordan Rayner netted twice in their 4-1 win at Hawcoat CHRIS WEST

 Jamie's joy: Jamie Pattinson scored for Millom as they made it four wins out of four in the West Lancs second division CHRIS WEST
Jamie's joy: Jamie Pattinson scored for Millom as they made it four wins out of four in the West Lancs second division CHRIS WEST
Waters' double helps magic Millom make it four from four against Walney Island
MILLOM made it four wins out of four in the West Lancs League Division Two with a 3-1 win over Walney Island.

Well done: Barrow Sixth Form College star student Niall Cameron with his three A*s and other high achievers

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Starman: Niall Cameron with his three A*s

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Big moment: Charlotte Bethell opens her envelope watched by Jared Gibbons

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Fantastic day: Olivia Bradley discusses results with principal and chief executive Andrew Wren

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Pleased: Hoi Wing Lee and Georgia Shippen are happy with their results

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Bright and early: Students arrive early for results day at Barrow Sixth Form College

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Results day: Ella Bickerstaff, from Dalton, left, and Katie Moncrief, from Askam, are happy with the results

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Results day at Barrow Sixth Form College Left to right Laura Street, 1A* plus 2As. Danielle Mitchell 2 A*s plus 1 A. Jessica Livesey 1 A* plus 2As. Thursday August 17th 2017. MILTON HAWORTH.

Results day: Katie Moncreif and Ella Bickerstaff from Barrow Sixth Form College

Results day: Niall Cameron, who is off to Leeds to study accounting, and Olivia Bradley, who will take a higher apprenticeship at BAE Systems

 Well done: Barrow Sixth Form College star student Niall Cameron with his three A*s and other high achievers MILTON HAWORTH
Well done: Barrow Sixth Form College star student Niall Cameron with his three A*s and other high achievers MILTON HAWORTH
Barrow sixth formers celebrate A-Level success
ECSTATIC students had stars in their eyes as they celebrated an impressive set of A-Level results.

Well done: Barrow Sixth Form College star student Niall Cameron with his three A*s and other high achievers

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Starman: Niall Cameron with his three A*s

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Big moment: Charlotte Bethell opens her envelope watched by Jared Gibbons

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Fantastic day: Olivia Bradley discusses results with principal and chief executive Andrew Wren

MILTON HAWORTH

Pleased: Hoi Wing Lee and Georgia Shippen are happy with their results

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Bright and early: Students arrive early for results day at Barrow Sixth Form College

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Results day: Ella Bickerstaff, from Dalton, left, and Katie Moncrief, from Askam, are happy with the results

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Results day: From the left, Laura Street, 1A* plus 2As; Danielle Mitchell 2 A*s plus 1 A; and Jessica Livesey 1 A* plus 2As

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Results day: Katie Moncreif and Ella Bickerstaff from Barrow Sixth Form College

Results day: Niall Cameron, who is off to Leeds to study accounting, and Olivia Bradley, who will take a higher apprenticeship at BAE Systems

 Well done: Barrow Sixth Form College star student Niall Cameron with his three A*s and other high achievers MILTON HAWORTH
Well done: Barrow Sixth Form College star student Niall Cameron with his three A*s and other high achievers MILTON HAWORTH
Barrow sixth formers celebrate A-Level success
ECSTATIC students had stars in their eyes as they celebrated an impressive set of A-Level results.

Doubling up: Adam Nicholson score two tries for Walney Central against Dalton CHRIS WEST

 Doubling up: Adam Nicholson score two tries for Walney Central against Dalton CHRIS WEST
Doubling up: Adam Nicholson score two tries for Walney Central against Dalton CHRIS WEST
CJS Knock Out Cup holders Askam eye another final place
ASKAM are aiming for a return to the CJS Knock Out Cup final when they face Walney Central in the last four tonight.

Kelly Stokes, GSK Ulverston apprentice, Brathay Apprentice Challenge final 2017

Last year: Friends Sophie Newsham, left, and Kelly Stokes receiving their grades at Barrow Sixth Form College

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Success: GSK Ulverston apprentices win the Brathay Apprentice Challenge 2017 national final to be crowned UK Apprentice Team of the Year

Success: GSK Ulverston Apprentices Kelly Stokes and Joe Hambley with Godfrey Owen, chief executive of the Brathay Trust

Homecoming celebration for the Brathay Apprentice Challenge winners coming back to the site for the UK Apprentice of the Year Team. Nine apprentices and their apprentice leader Terry Sandham and site director Phil Wilson. Ulverston,Thursday 15th June 2017 LEANNE BOLGER

Apprentice challenge: GSK Ulverston's Sam Coulson and Kelly Stokes

 Kelly Stokes, GSK Ulverston apprentice, Brathay Apprentice Challenge final 2017
Kelly Stokes, GSK Ulverston apprentice, Brathay Apprentice Challenge final 2017
One year on from A-Levels: Ulverston GSK apprentice Kelly is a national award-winner
THIS time last year Kelly Stokes was celebrating A-Levels joy with her friends - and one year on she has toasted success with her Ulverston colleagues when they were crowned the UK Apprentice Team of the Year.

Brotherly love: Justin Corbishley, who finished runner-up behind brother James

Home James: James Corbishley wins the Hoad Hill Harriers summer one mile fun run

The race is on: The start of the Hoad Hill Harriers Summer 10k

Jodie Ritchie (left) making good progress in the one-mile fun run

Spectator sport: adults and children show their appreciation at the athletes' efforts

 Brotherly love: Justin Corbishley, who finished runner-up behind brother James
Brotherly love: Justin Corbishley, who finished runner-up behind brother James
PICTURE SPECIAL: Brothers in arms at Ulverston Hoad fun run
IT was a real family affair when Hoad Hill Harriers held their annual one-mile fun run.

In action: Barry Lowden will play for Furness in their home game against East Lancashire

 In action: Barry Lowden will play for Furness in their home game against East Lancashire
In action: Barry Lowden will play for Furness in their home game against East Lancashire
Furness crown green bowlers seeking big win to secure promotion
THE Furness Crown Green Association Senior bowling team play their final match of the season against East Lancashire this Sunday.

Ben O'Flynn who will get his A-Level results this week, Barrow. LEANNE BOLGER

Ace: Keen table tennis player Ben O'Flynn has represented his county

 Ben O'Flynn who will get his A-Level results this week, Barrow. LEANNE BOLGER
Ben O'Flynn who will get his A-Level results this week, Barrow. LEANNE BOLGER
Wait almost over for A-Level students across south Cumbria and Millom
ON Thursday students from across south Cumbria and the Millom area will be discovering how they did in their A-Levels.

Walk: Piel Island

 Walk: Piel Island
Walk: Piel Island
Piel Island picnic walk this weekend
A PICNIC walk to Piel Island takes place this weekend.

Match-winner: Barrow Celtic's Charlie Buntin knocks it past Croftlands keeper Will Walker Steve Miller

Champagne Charlie: Barrow Celtic players congratulate goal scorer Charlie Buntin Steve Miller

On the ball: Charlie Buntin takes it past Rob Wall Barrow Celtic v Croftlands Steve Miller

Calm down: Referee Colin Atkinson tries to calm things down after a flashpoint in the Barrow Celtic versus Croftlands match Steve Miller

Looking for support: Croftlands Park's Chris Malone moves into space Steve Miller

Croflands Park keeper Will Walker Barrow Celtic v Croftlands Steve Miller August 201

Barrow Celtic v Croftlands Steve Miller August 201 Joe Murphy

Croftlands Park defence manage to clear the ball Barrow Celtic v Croftlands Steve Miller August 201

Croftlands bosses Shaun Dixon and Matt Dean watch from the sideline

Barrow Celtic manage to get the ball to safety Barrow Celtic v Croftlands Steve Miller August 201

Barrow Celtic v Croftlands Steve Miller August 201

Barrow Celtic v Croftlands Steve Miller August 201

Barrow Celtic v Croftlands Steve Miller August 201

Barrow Celtic v Croftlands Steve Miller August 2017 Joe Murphy

 Match-winner: Barrow Celtic's Charlie Buntin knocks it past Croftlands keeper Will Walker Steve Miller
Match-winner: Barrow Celtic's Charlie Buntin knocks it past Croftlands keeper Will Walker Steve Miller
Barrow Celtic get Buntin out to celebrate win over Croftlands
BARROW Celtic maintained their unbeaten start to the Furness Premier League season with a 1-0 victory over reigning champions Croftlands Park at Newby Terrace.

The rescued seal pup

 The rescued seal pup
The rescued seal pup
Baby seal pup rescued after becoming stranded on the shore at Roa Island
A YOUNG seal is set to spend time in 'rehab' after the stricken animal was spotted on the beach at Roa Island.

Firefighters putting out the fire ROGER EXLEY

The burning tractor ROGER EXLEY

The remains of the tractor ROGER EXLEY

The remains of the tractor ROGER EXLEY

 Firefighters putting out the fire ROGER EXLEY
Firefighters putting out the fire ROGER EXLEY
Firefighters tackle dramatic tractor fire at farm near Millom
PART-TIME firefighters from Millom and Broughton were called to tackle a blaze after a tractor set on fire at a farm.

Callout: Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service

 Callout: Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service
Callout: Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service
Golf course fire sparks early morning call out
FIRE crews were called out to extinguish a fire on Walney in the early hours of this morning.

Qualified: The first woman air gunner of the Second World War was trained at RAF Walney and would be entitled to wear a badge like this on her uniform SUBMITTED auction-aug-12

Spice box: A Mauchline ware box with a picture of the ferry at Bowness SUBMITTED auction-aug-12

Country scene: An early 19th century Rockingham plate with a view of Windermere SUBMITTED auction-aug-12

Keeping time: A clock made by William Shephard of Millom sold at auction for £600 SUBMITTED auction-aug-12

Top score: A 1950s Workington Reds supporters club badge sold on Ebay for £274 SUBMITTED auction-aug-12

Winning try: A Workington Town Rugby League Club supporters club badge of the 1950s sold in an Ebay auction for £142 SUBMITTED auction-aug-12

 Qualified: The first woman air gunner of the Second World War was trained at RAF Walney and would be entitled to wear a badge like this on her uniform SUBMITTED auction-aug-12
Qualified: The first woman air gunner of the Second World War was trained at RAF Walney and would be entitled to wear a badge like this on her uniform SUBMITTED auction-aug-12
Walney trains first woman air gunner of the Second World War
THE auction on August 16 by Richard Winterton at Lichfield, Staffordshire, expects £150 to £250 for a unique piece of military history linked to Walney airfield.

Presentation: Phil Cargan (centre) receives The Mail's bouquet of the week from Stacy Baynes (left) and Andrea Simpson from Bargain Booze

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Caring for community: Phil Cargan with The Mail's Bouquet of the Week

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 Presentation: Phil Cargan (centre) receives The Mail's bouquet of the week from Stacy Baynes (left) and Andrea Simpson from Bargain Booze LINDSEY DICKINGS
Presentation: Phil Cargan (centre) receives The Mail's bouquet of the week from Stacy Baynes (left) and Andrea Simpson from Bargain Booze LINDSEY DICKINGS
Pride in Walney surroundings earns Phil Bouquet of the Week
ONE man's efforts to keep his part of town tidy have not gone unnoticed by two shop workers, who decided to nominate one of their favourite customers for the Mail's Bouquet of the Week. And he certainly deserves it, SUSAN GOODSON writes.

Nostalgia: Kavanna's

Heyday: People in Cornwallis Street

Buildings on Cornwallis Street Friday 11th August 2017 LINDSEY DICKINGS

Club M on Cornwallis Street Friday 11th August 2017 LINDSEY DICKINGS

Skint on Lawson Street Friday 11th August 2017 LINDSEY DICKINGS

 Nostalgia: Kavanna's
Nostalgia: Kavanna's
What's going to happen to the derelict nightclubs in Barrow's Cornwallis Street?
THE owners of the nightclubs and venues making up Cornwallis Street have hinted at plans to transform what was once the thriving hub of Barrow's nightlife, The Mail can exclusively reveal.

Entrance: Outer gate of the Lung-Shan Temple at Lukang Township, Changhua County, Taiwan

 Entrance: Outer gate of the Lung-Shan Temple at Lukang Township, Changhua County, Taiwan
Entrance: Outer gate of the Lung-Shan Temple at Lukang Township, Changhua County, Taiwan
Towns model partner
WHILE being at the forefront of wind power, there are a few differences between the south Cumbrian town and Taiwan.

Town hall visit: Mayor of Barrow Tony Callister with (l-r) Changhua County Cllr Yu-Kuan Huang, Changhua County magistrate Ming-Ku Wei and Changhua Chap. chairman Chen Yan Huang

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Group: The Taiwanese delegates at Barrow Town Hall

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Speech: Peter Godfrey, managing director of ODE

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Meeting: Mayor of Barrow Tony Callister with some of the group

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Discussion: Changhua County magistrate Ming-Ku Wei speaks to the group

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View: Belfast Berth at Ramsden Dock

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Waterfront: The pontoons of Belfast Berth at high tide and the windfarm crew transfer vessels

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Engineering: 5MW turbine under construction and the Jackup Rig

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Wind power: Completed turbines with the Jackup rig set to move onto the jacket foundation

MIKE BATTY

TV: Footage from Taiwan News Today of the delegates' trip to Barrow

Report: Footage from Taiwan News Today of the delegates' trip to Barrow.

 Town hall visit: Mayor of Barrow Tony Callister with (l-r) Changhua County Cllr Yu-Kuan Huang, Changhua County magistrate Ming-Ku Wei and Changhua Chap. chairman Chen Yan Huang LINDSEY DICKINGS
Town hall visit: Mayor of Barrow Tony Callister with (l-r) Changhua County Cllr Yu-Kuan Huang, Changhua County magistrate Ming-Ku Wei and Changhua Chap. chairman Chen Yan Huang LINDSEY DICKINGS
Global appeal of town's wind power as Taiwanese town looks to model itself on Barrow
STAND on the Walney coast and it can be easy to forget you're not more than 6,000 miles away in Taiwan.

Scene: The site of the incident in Ulverston

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Crash: The scene of the incident

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Investigation: The cyclist was airlifted to Preston Hospital

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ConvictedL Mohammed Ramzan

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Mohammed Ramzan "Rammy" at his restaurant opening on Walney

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 Scene: The site of the incident in Ulverston LEANNE BOLGER
Scene: The site of the incident in Ulverston LEANNE BOLGER
Walney resident who runs Barrow takeaway involved in collision with cyclist while driving illegally
A WELL-KNOWN takeaway owner, who never held a driving licence, was involved in a collision with a cyclist while illegally driving an ice-cream van.

At the double: Dean Crossman scored twice for GSK Ulverston Rangers as they beat Hawcoat Park 3-0

King Carl: Carl Waters netted for Millom in their 3-0 win at Furness Rovers

 At the double: Dean Crossman scored twice for GSK Ulverston Rangers as they beat Hawcoat Park 3-0
At the double: Dean Crossman scored twice for GSK Ulverston Rangers as they beat Hawcoat Park 3-0
Dean at the double as GSK Ulverston Rangers sink Hawcoat Park
MIDWEEK action in the West Lancashire League saw four derbies take place, and three of them proved to be clear-cut.

In the pink: Askam RL will be kitted out in pink again tomorrow to help raise money for St Mary's Hospice and FGH oncology submitted

 In the pink: Askam RL will be kitted out in pink again tomorrow to help raise money for St Mary's Hospice and FGH oncology submitted
In the pink: Askam RL will be kitted out in pink again tomorrow to help raise money for St Mary's Hospice and FGH oncology submitted
Askam think pink in their bid for National Conference promotion
SPORTING a special pink kit in the name of charity, Askam have a chance to push their bid for promotion from National Conference Division Two when they entertain fellow challengers Bradford Dudley Hill at Fallowfield Park.

Three times: Tom Askew scored a hat-trick for Askam A against Barrow Island A MILTON HAWORTH

 Three times: Tom Askew scored a hat-trick for Askam A against Barrow Island A MILTON HAWORTH
Three times: Tom Askew scored a hat-trick for Askam A against Barrow Island A MILTON HAWORTH
Askam still in title hunt as they face Ulverston
THE Furness Tile and Flooring Barrow and District League title is still up for grabs heading into tonight’s fixtures, writes JEFF COWARD.

Captain's honour: Mike: Somerset's Barrovian skipper Mike Burns at Taunton in 2003 Fran Stothard WDP

Back in the day: Mike Burns lines up (front row, right) for Vickerstown in 1987. Back row (left to right) Dick McPhillips (team supporter) Steve Scott, Algie Coombe, Pete Scott, Alan Troughton, Steve Johnson, Tim Pachul. Front row (left to right): John Wild, Steve Harvey, Steve Reynolds, Bob Wild, Mike Burns Evening Mail archive

Double century: Mike Burns on the way to his top First Class score of 221 against Yorkshire Barry Batchelor

Red hot Burns: Mike Burns in the runs for Somerset against Leicestershire in 2004
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Attacking batsman: Mike Burns in action with the bat against Derbyshire in April 2004 Fran Stothard/WDP

 Captain's honour: Mike: Somerset's Barrovian skipper Mike Burns at Taunton in 2003 Fran Stothard WDP
Captain's honour: Mike: Somerset's Barrovian skipper Mike Burns at Taunton in 2003 Fran Stothard WDP
Walney cricket ace Mike Burns to receive Somerset hall of fame honour
FROM lifting trophies at Lord's to collapsing outside takeaways after a night of celebration, Mike Burns did it all during his nine years playing county cricket for Somerset.