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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.

Kelly Holmes

NEW BUSINESS (l-R) At their stall, Linda Woodcock and Kelly Holmes, with Kelly's dogs Suki and Kai who thrive on a raw meat diet LEANNE BOLGER

Kelly Holmes, with Suki

Kelly Holmes with a selection of frozen chicken feet that make great snacks for dogs

A selection of frozen raw meat

 Kelly Holmes
Kelly Holmes
Barrow dog owner sets up her own market stall to promote raw meat diet
A PET owner from Barrow who feeds her dogs and cats raw meat has opened up her first market stall in a bid to convince others to get their beloved pets on a diet which is growing in popularity.

ChatHealth, a confidential service for 11 to 19-year-olds to text their school nurse has been launched across Cumbria. Pictured left to right are Donna Moore, community specialist practitioner, Walney School students Gemma Large, Ellie Bowman and Mia Johnston and school nurse Sam Smith. Picture Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

ChatHealth, a confidential service for 11 to 19-year-olds to text their school nurse has been launched across Cumbria. Walney School's assistant head Matt Barton (centre left) and deputy head Dave Cubiss (centre right) pictured with Donna Moore, community specialist practitioner (left) and Nicola Askew, manager of school nurses in Furness.

 ChatHealth, a confidential service for 11 to 19-year-olds to text their school nurse has been launched across Cumbria. Pictured left to right are Donna Moore, community specialist practitioner, Walney School students Gemma Large, Ellie Bowman and Mia Johnston and school nurse Sam Smith. Picture Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
ChatHealth, a confidential service for 11 to 19-year-olds to text their school nurse has been launched across Cumbria. Pictured left to right are Donna Moore, community specialist practitioner, Walney School students Gemma Large, Ellie Bowman and Mia Johnston and school nurse Sam Smith. Picture Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Text health advice service launched for Cumbria young people
YOUNG people can take up a new text messaging service to receive confidential health advice from school nurses in Cumbria.

A grey seal pup at South Walney LINDSEY DICKINGS

Hayden Hurst

Wildlife Trust members Amy Hopley and Geogie Blow CHRIS WEST

Leather Back turtle

BIG CLEAN. West Shore, Walney

Volenteers Gerry Scott, Jeremy Fish, Chris Gallagher, Bob Mumberson, Steve Johnson & Kim Farr with Amy Hopley and Geogie Blow from the Wildlife Trust CHRIS WEST

BIG CLEAN. West Shore, Walney. Wildlife Trust members Amy Hopley & Geogie Blow. 18th September 2016. CHRIS WEST

BIG CLEAN. West Shore, Walney. Volenteers clean up the beach. 18th September 2016. CHRIS WEST

 A grey seal pup at South Walney LINDSEY DICKINGS
A grey seal pup at South Walney LINDSEY DICKINGS
Wildlife at risk from dangerous plastic litter
The Evening Mail's Big Clean 2016 has investigated the hazards of beach littering after a successful beach clean was carried out as part of a nationwide campaign.
Walney man due in court over alleged drink-driving
A WALNEY man who was allegedly almost double the legal limit when he drove his car is due to appear at Furness Magistrates' Court today.

The row on Twitter

 The row on Twitter
The row on Twitter
Walney man sparks social media row with Barrow police after AFC violence
A WALNEY man sparked a social media spat with Barrow police after accusing officers of "not doing their jobs properly" after violence broke out at an AFC game.

Windows of a bus were smashed as football fans pelted away fans with rocks.

Barrow AFC chairman Paul Casson condemned the attack.

 Windows of a bus were smashed as football fans pelted away fans with rocks.
Windows of a bus were smashed as football fans pelted away fans with rocks.
Second teenage boy arrested after attack on football supporters' minibus in Barrow
A SECOND teenage boy from Barrow has been arrested by police after minibuses carrying York City supporters were pelted with rocks following a Barrow AFC match on Saturday.

Barrow cemetery

Paul Hawkrigg

Police vans parked outside Channelside Haven. ALEX GROVE

The footpath has been taped off by police. ALEX GROVE

A crime scene investigation van. ALEX GROVE

 Barrow cemetery
Barrow cemetery
Pauper's funeral of homeless Barrow man set to take place this week
A PAUPER'S funeral for a homeless man who was found dead in Barrow at a dog-walking spot is set to take place this week.

Josh Botham

Rio comes to Walney in support of community disability group
FESTIVAL fever came to Walney in celebration of a fantastic community facility.
Hundreds of free sport and fitness sessions are being given away for this weekend
Businesses across the county are offering free sessions, vouchers and taster days on October 1 and 2 for our Go Active Weekend.

Walney School

 Walney School
Walney School
Poverty and mental health discussed at Barrow committee meeting
MEMBERS of Cumbria County Council's Local Committee for Barrow met to discuss pressing issues affecting the town.

WOOD YOU BELIEVE IT! A delighted Josh Woodend celebrates the opening goal for Holker Old Boys reserves at Barrow Celtic MILTON HAWORTH

UNDER PRESSURE Celtic keeper Liam Thomson spills the ball as Warren Simpson closes in MILTON HAWORTH

TAKE A PUNT Josh Woodend opens the scoring with a long-range shot for Holker at Barrow Celtic MILTON HAWORTH

STAND FIRM Stout defending from Barrow Celtic keeps Holker Old Boys out MILTON HAWORTH

A MAN ALONE Robert Johnson is the lone Barrow Celtic striker surrounded by the Holker defence MILTON HAWORTH

TUSSLE Holker Old Boys' Tom Howlett is pressured MILTON HAWORTH

Barrow Celtic v Holker Old Boys Reserve at Newby Terrace. 24th September 2016. PICTURES by MILTON HAWORTH.

LET FLY Josh Woodend scores for Holker Old Boys reserves PICTURES by MILTON HAWORTH

 WOOD YOU BELIEVE IT! A delighted Josh Woodend celebrates the opening goal for Holker Old Boys reserves at Barrow Celtic MILTON HAWORTH
WOOD YOU BELIEVE IT! A delighted Josh Woodend celebrates the opening goal for Holker Old Boys reserves at Barrow Celtic MILTON HAWORTH
Holker beat Barrow Celtic in battle of form sides
TWO of the Furness Premier League’s top teams locked horns in the Paul Wilson Trophy, as Barrow Celtic played Holker Old Boys reserves.

TOUCHDOWN Ben Lewney goes in to score for Askam against Saddleworth LEANNE BOLGER

GREAT STUFF Askam celebrate Tom Goffatt's try LEANNE BOLGER

GO FOR IT Tom Goffatt breaks away to score for Askam LEANNE BOLGER

WRAPPED UP Jamie Butler (centre) leads the Askam defence as they stop an attack LEANNE BOLGER

KICK IT OVER Sam Dowsett prepares to take a conversion LEANNE BOLGER

PLAY ON Sam Dowsett puts a pass out LEANNE BOLGER

GOT YOU Askam stop a Saddleworth man LEANNE BOLGER

 TOUCHDOWN Ben Lewney goes in to score for Askam against Saddleworth LEANNE BOLGER
TOUCHDOWN Ben Lewney goes in to score for Askam against Saddleworth LEANNE BOLGER
Askam seal home play-off tie with Saddleworth win
ASKAM secured second place in National Conference Division Two and a home play-off tie with a 32-18 victory over Saddleworth at Fallowfield Park.

Windows of a bus were smashed as football fans pelted away fans with rocks

Police raced down Walney Road after two buses were pelted with rocks

 Windows of a bus were smashed as football fans pelted away fans with rocks
Windows of a bus were smashed as football fans pelted away fans with rocks
Club condemns 'mindless violence' after rocks were thrown at a bus carrying women and children after Barrow AFC game
TWO football fans were taken to hospital with head injuries after a minibus carrying women and children was pelted with rocks following Barrow AFC's win over York City.

Dane Ghyll Primary pupils with Louise Postlethwaite: LEANNE BOLGER

Runners up from Yarlside School: LEANNE BOLGER

Stewart Landsburgh and Caroline McGuirk with Leeanne Charnley from Crooklands: LEANNE BOLGER

Doreen Ballentine with Leeanne Charnley from Crooklands: LEANNE BOLGER

Housing Service's 2016 Garden Competition Awards ceremony: LEANNE BOLGER

Housing Service's 2016 Garden Competition Awards ceremony: LEANNE BOLGER

Housing Service's 2016 Garden Competition Awards ceremony: LEANNE BOLGER

Housing Service's 2016 Garden Competition Awards ceremony: LEANNE BOLGER

Housing Service's 2016 Garden Competition Awards ceremony: LEANNE BOLGER

A selection of vegetables from Parkside Academy: SUBMITTED

Dane Ghyll pupils

Dane Ghyll pupils Sophie Biddulph, Emelia Washington and Layla Dewey

Dane Ghyll pupil Layla Dewey

Rio White from Parkside CGI Academy

Parkside CGI Academy pupils Kye Cheung, Missy-Lee Burns, Harvey Cheung and Harry Jackson

 Dane Ghyll Primary pupils with Louise Postlethwaite: LEANNE BOLGER
Dane Ghyll Primary pupils with Louise Postlethwaite: LEANNE BOLGER
Barrow borough's blossoming gardens celebrated in awards ceremony
TENANTS and schoolchildren from across the borough put their cherished gardens under scrutiny at an awards ceremony for an annual garden competition at Barrow town hall.

HE'S THE MAN Harry Bateman tasted snooker success for the Soccer Bar MILTON HAWORTH

 HE'S THE MAN Harry Bateman tasted snooker success for the Soccer Bar MILTON HAWORTH
HE'S THE MAN Harry Bateman tasted snooker success for the Soccer Bar MILTON HAWORTH
Soccer Bar pot their way to Barrow Monday League success
HARRY Bateman, Danny Macdonald, and Josh Howarth were standout performers as Soccer Bar beat the Labour Club in the Barrow Monday League.

The official turf cutting gets under way at Furness General Hospital: STEVE BARBER

Dalton mum Lesley Bennett and son Lewis, 11: STEVE BARBER

Director of maternity at UHMBT, Sascha Wells, with daughter Imogen Munro, 10: STEVE BARBER

An artist's impression of the finished maternity unit

 The official turf cutting gets under way at Furness General Hospital: STEVE BARBER
The official turf cutting gets under way at Furness General Hospital: STEVE BARBER
Official turf cutting for Barrow's £12m maternity unit gets under way
AN official turf cutting ceremony has taken place to make way for a state-of-the-art £12m maternity unit for Barrow.

FIGHTING FIT Joe Dowsett is back in contention for Askam tomorrow JON GRANGER

 FIGHTING FIT Joe Dowsett is back in contention for Askam tomorrow JON GRANGER
FIGHTING FIT Joe Dowsett is back in contention for Askam tomorrow JON GRANGER
Askam seek victory to secure home play-off berth
VICTORY is key for Askam tomorrow as they seek a home play-off draw in the National Conference.

Patrick Robinson took part in the 2016 Rat Race Coast to Coast in Scotland

Patrick Robinson took part in the 2016 Rat Race Coast to Coast in Scotland

Patrick Robinson took part in the 2016 Rat Race Coast to Coast in Scotland

Patrick Robinson with his brother Tyler Gibson

Patrick Robinson with his brother Tyler Gibson

Patrick Robinson with his brother Tyler Gibson

Patrick Robinson with his brother Tyler Gibson

Patrick Robinson with his brother Tyler Gibson

Patrick Robinson took part in the 2016 Rat Race Coast to Coast in Scotland

Andrea Parker-Edwards at her Barrow home. battling cancer with a drastic change of diet. Thursday February 13th 2014. MILTON HAWORTH REF: 50059439B011.jpg

 Patrick Robinson took part in the 2016 Rat Race Coast to Coast in Scotland
Patrick Robinson took part in the 2016 Rat Race Coast to Coast in Scotland
Barrow adrenaline junkie completes 105-mile trek across Scottish highlands
AN adventure-loving shipyard worker has endured a gruelling 105-mile trek across the Scottish Highlands to raise cash for charitable causes close to his heart.

CHAMPIONS Walney Central Under-12s celebrate winning the Cumbria Cup MIKE WHITEHEAD

LIFT IT UP Walney Central Under-12s celebrate winning the Cumbria Cup MIKE WHITEHEAD

Walney Central Under-12s celebrate winning the Cumbria Cup MIKE WHITEHEAD

 CHAMPIONS Walney Central Under-12s celebrate winning the Cumbria Cup MIKE WHITEHEAD
CHAMPIONS Walney Central Under-12s celebrate winning the Cumbria Cup MIKE WHITEHEAD
Walney Central claim Cumbria Cup success against Hensingham
Hensingham U12s 16 Walney Central U12s 34

The group toast marshmallows around the camp fire. PHOTO: MATT SANDERSON

Cub scout Edward climbing. PHOTO: MATT SANDERSON

Exploring the mine. PHOTO: MATT SANDERSON

The opening ceremony at Urswick. PHOTO: MATT SANDERSON

Exploring the mine. PHOTO: MATT SANDERSON

Rafting at Kepplewray outdoor activities centre. PHOTO: MATT SANDERSON

Fencing at Kepplewray outdoor activities centre. PHOTO: MATT SANDERSON

The centenary cake. PHOTO: MATT SANDERSON

Abseiling at Kepplewray outdoor activities centre. PHOTO: MATT SANDERSON

The closing ceremony at their campsite in Urswick. PHOTO:MATT SANDERSON

Kayaking at Kepplewray outdoor activities centre. PHOTO: MATT SANDERSON

 The group toast marshmallows around the camp fire. PHOTO: MATT SANDERSON
The group toast marshmallows around the camp fire. PHOTO: MATT SANDERSON
South Cumbrian cubs enjoy fun-filled adventure weekend to celebrate centenary
MORE than a hundred youngsters from across south Cumbria came together for a weekend of adventure to celebrate the centenary of the founding of the Cub Scouts.

A GREAT SIDE The Walney Rovers 1957/58 double cup-winning side, featuring Bob Eunson. They are (back, from left): Bill Eddy (manager), Bob Eunson, unknown, Jim Rowan, Brian Sanders, Peter Richardson. Front: Ged Fogarty, Keith Eddy, Barry Cumberbatch, Eric Jackman, Ray Elliott and Colin Baker EVENING MAIL ARCHIVE

 A GREAT SIDE The Walney Rovers 1957/58 double cup-winning side, featuring Bob Eunson. They are (back, from left): Bill Eddy (manager), Bob Eunson, unknown, Jim Rowan, Brian Sanders, Peter Richardson. Front: Ged Fogarty, Keith Eddy, Barry Cumberbatch, Eric Jackman, Ray Elliott and Colin Baker EVENING MAIL ARCHIVE
A GREAT SIDE The Walney Rovers 1957/58 double cup-winning side, featuring Bob Eunson. They are (back, from left): Bill Eddy (manager), Bob Eunson, unknown, Jim Rowan, Brian Sanders, Peter Richardson. Front: Ged Fogarty, Keith Eddy, Barry Cumberbatch, Eric Jackman, Ray Elliott and Colin Baker EVENING MAIL ARCHIVE
Tributes to popular Walney sportsman Bob
SKILLED sportsman Bob Eunson has lost his battle with cancer.

Sportivate and Cumbria Cricket Ltd tackle women's fitness.

Sportivate and Cumbria Cricket Ltd tackle women's fitness. Lead Coach Kirby Linton.

Sportivate and Cumbria Cricket Ltd tackle women's fitness.

Sportivate and Cumbria Cricket Ltd tackle women's fitness.

Sportivate and Cumbria Cricket Ltd tackle women's fitness.

Sportivate and Cumbria Cricket Ltd tackle women's fitness.

Go Active Logo with web address August 2016

 Sportivate and Cumbria Cricket Ltd tackle women's fitness.
Sportivate and Cumbria Cricket Ltd tackle women's fitness.
Campaign aims to get inactive Furness girls to try a new sport
YOUNG women are being encouraged to take up new sports and embark upon a healthier life as part of a national campaign.

WELL DONE Jayden Hornby celebrates his goal with Brooklyn Ireland CHRIS WEST

THE LONG WAY ROUND Furness Rovers' Matthew Granville runs past Walney's Finley Longmire CHRIS WEST

AFTER HIM! Jayden Hornby is chased down by Cjay Munro CHRIS WEST

I'M FREE Benson Faddy escapes Matthew Granville and Roman Cooper CHRIS WEST

SWEET TOUCH Bradley Sweeting evades a Cjay Munro tackle CHRIS WEST

MINE Brooklyn Ireland asks for the ball from a Walney corner CHRIS WEST

CLEARED Oliver Hingley clears a Walney corner away from the oncoming Jayden Hornby CHRIS WEST

TRACKED Furness Rovers' Cjay Munro is watched by Benson Faddy and Lexi Rushton CHRIS WEST

COMING THROUGH Benson Faddy runs through Roman Cooper, Matthew Granville, Alfie Hamilton and Cjay Munro CHRIS WEST

WALNEY ISLAND YELLOWS / FURNESS ROVERS UNDER-7’S FOOTBALL. Walney. Furness Rovers. They are (back): Jamie Hamilton (coach). Middle (from left): Alfie Hamilton, Riley Scott, Oliver Scott, Cjay Munro, Oliver Hingley. Front: Callum Holmes, Levi Edney, Matthew Granville and Roman Cooper. 17th September 2016. CHRIS WEST

WALNEY ISLAND YELLOWS / FURNESS ROVERS UNDER-7’S FOOTBALL. Walney. Walney Team. They are (back): Andy Ireland (coach). Middle (from left): Bradley Sweeting, Brooklyn Ireland, Hayden Holmes, Lexi Rushton, Jayden Hornby. Front: Jensen Jackson, Sam Cocking, Finley Longmire, Benson Faddy and Corey Stamp. 17th September 2016. CHRIS WEST

WALNEY ISLAND YELLOWS / FURNESS ROVERS UNDER-7’S FOOTBALL. Walney. Matthew Granville tackles Bradley Sweeting. 17th September 2016. CHRIS WEST

 WELL DONE Jayden Hornby celebrates his goal with Brooklyn Ireland CHRIS WEST
WELL DONE Jayden Hornby celebrates his goal with Brooklyn Ireland CHRIS WEST
PICTURE SPECIAL: Walney Island and Furness Rovers Under-sevens in action
WALNEY Island Under-sevens will go into cup action this weekend in the Barrow and District Junior Football League Autumn Trophy.

ALL RIGHT John Whittall helped Walney Park clinch the Furness Division Three title CHRIS WARNER

 ALL RIGHT John Whittall helped Walney Park clinch the Furness Division Three title CHRIS WARNER
ALL RIGHT John Whittall helped Walney Park clinch the Furness Division Three title CHRIS WARNER
Walney Park clinch Furness Division Three crown
WALNEY Park wrapped up the Sharples Lettings Furness and District Bowling League Division Two title in style with a 14-0 whitewash of North Scale.

Kath Cullen of Dalton

JON GRANGER

 Kath Cullen of Dalton JON GRANGER
Kath Cullen of Dalton JON GRANGER
Dalton dementia sufferer placed in care home 70 miles away spent final days in Furness
THE devoted partner of a man moved miles away from home due to a shortfall in local dementia care is to take his story directly to health commissioners.

RAF flight and ground crews pose for the camera on a newly finished pill box at Haverigg's airfield SUBMITTED prize-sep-21

The cover of John Nixon's book on RAF Millom SUBMITTED prize-sep-21

John Russell who was subjected to a loop-the-loop by a bored Anson pilot SUBMITTED prize-sep-21

Soldiers learn how to cope with the wreckage of a nuclear blast at Doom Town on the former RAF Millom site SUBMITTED prize-sep-21

Soldiers practice getting injured people out of war damaged houses at Doom Town on the former RAF Millom site SUBMITTED prize-sep-21

 RAF flight and ground crews pose for the camera on a newly finished pill box at Haverigg's airfield SUBMITTED prize-sep-21
RAF flight and ground crews pose for the camera on a newly finished pill box at Haverigg's airfield SUBMITTED prize-sep-21
Historic material for RAF Millom book lodged with Barrow Archive
RESEARCH material used to produce a new book on RAF Millom has been added to the public collection held by Barrow Archive and Local Studies Library by author John Nixon.

Councillor Frank Cassidy (third from left) at King Alfred Bowling Club on Walney with committee members, Cliff Callister, Peter Roberts, Dorothy Hogg, Keith Mills and Joe McDonald

 Councillor Frank Cassidy (third from left) at King Alfred Bowling Club on Walney with committee members, Cliff Callister, Peter Roberts, Dorothy Hogg, Keith Mills and Joe McDonald
Councillor Frank Cassidy (third from left) at King Alfred Bowling Club on Walney with committee members, Cliff Callister, Peter Roberts, Dorothy Hogg, Keith Mills and Joe McDonald
Good times to roll again at Walney club after councillor's £2.3k gift
THE good times will be ready to roll again at the King Alfred Bowling Club on Walney thanks to a cash grant to spruce up its 35-year-old pavilion.

John Hall at Dowdales in 2014 playing a banjo he'd made from an old pan. PHOTO: HARRY ATKINSON

Artistic director Glenn Boulter from Octopus Collective, based at Piel View House, in Barrow Park

Programme director Andrew Deakin, left, and artistic director Glenn Boulter from Octopus Collective, based at Piel View House, in Barrow Park

Piel View House, in Barrow Park

Programme director Andrew Deakin from Octopus Collective, based at Piel View House, in Barrow Park.

Programme director Andrew Deakin and artistic director Glenn Boulter from Octopus Collective

Artistic director Glenn Boulter and programme director Andrew Deakin from Octopus Collective

Piel View House, in Barrow Park

 John Hall at Dowdales in 2014 playing a banjo he'd made from an old pan. PHOTO: HARRY ATKINSON
John Hall at Dowdales in 2014 playing a banjo he'd made from an old pan. PHOTO: HARRY ATKINSON
The Barrow art group with international aspirations
FROM small beginnings on Barrow Island an arts group has grown to have an international reach.

An increasing number of calls is being made to the fire service to help remove obese people from their properties

Barrow Fire Brigades Union rep Tony Callister

 An increasing number of calls is being made to the fire service to help remove obese people from their properties
An increasing number of calls is being made to the fire service to help remove obese people from their properties
Fire service called on to rescue obese people from Barrow homes
INCREASING numbers of people are relying on the fire service to help remove them from properties because they are too obese to move.