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Walney Junior Amateur Operatic Society was formed 50 years ago and our continuing success is due to the magnificent support we receive. The award winning society will be riding the Deadwood Stage into town as they perform Calamity Jane in Barrow. Photos must be credited to Allan Gomersall

Walney Junior Amateur Operatic Society was formed 50 years ago and our continuing success is due to the magnificent support we receive. The award winning society will be riding the Deadwood Stage into town as they perform Calamity Jane in Barrow. Kira (correct) Hayes as Calamity Jayne and Emily Wild as Katie Brown Photos must be credited to Allan Gomersall

Walney Junior Amateur Operatic Society was formed 50 years ago and our continuing success is due to the magnificent support we receive. The award winning society will be riding the Deadwood Stage into town as they perform Calamity Jane in Barrow. Kira (correct) Hayes as Calamity Jane and Kieran McCormack as Wild Bill Hickock, Photos must be credited to Allan Gomersall

 Walney Junior Amateur Operatic Society was formed 50 years ago and our continuing success is due to the magnificent support we receive. The award winning society will be riding the Deadwood Stage into town as they perform Calamity Jane in Barrow. Photos must be credited to Allan Gomersall
Walney Junior Amateur Operatic Society was formed 50 years ago and our continuing success is due to the magnificent support we receive. The award winning society will be riding the Deadwood Stage into town as they perform Calamity Jane in Barrow. Photos must be credited to Allan Gomersall
Don't miss your chance to see the latest show put on by some of Furness' finest young actors
The Walney Junior Operatic Society are bringing a classic musical to the stage.

South Walney first seal pup with mum 2017 Photo Sally Tapp

South Walney first seal pup 2017 Photo Sally Tapp

SOUTH WALNEY NATURE RESERVE Grey Seals (photo by Sally Tapp)

 South Walney first seal pup with mum 2017 Photo Sally Tapp
South Walney first seal pup with mum 2017 Photo Sally Tapp
First pictures of new seal pups at South Walney Nature Reserve
TWO grey seal pups born this breeding season have been spotted at South Walney Nature Reserve, Walney Island.

Police are investigating the theft of tools from a garden shed.

PA Photo/thinkstockphotos

 Police are investigating the theft of tools from a garden shed. PA Photo/thinkstockphotos
Police are investigating the theft of tools from a garden shed. PA Photo/thinkstockphotos
Walney allotment burglary under investigation
TOOLS worth hundreds of pounds have been stolen following a break in at a Walney allotment.

Stock picture of a police car.

 Stock picture of a police car.
Stock picture of a police car.
Police investigate Walney motorbike theft
A MOTORBIKE was stolen from a front garden in Walney yesterday night prompting a police investigation.

Tough conditions: Prisoners in the German camp at Wittenberg SUBMITTED pow-oct-17

In uniform: The cap badge of the Loyal North Lancashire Regiment SUBMITTED pow-oct-17

Survivor: Pte Joseph Wild made it back to Walney as part of an exchange of prisoners in 1917 SUBMITTED pow-oct-17

Poor nutrition: A preserved piece of German black bread from a First World War prison camp. It is part of the collection at the military museum in Richmond, Yorkshire SUBMITTED pow-oct-17

Keeping clean: A bar of German prison camp soap from the First World War in the collection at the military museum in Richmond, Yorkshire SUBMITTED pow-oct-17

Generous hosts: A German Red Cross postcard from Christmas 1915 SUBMITTED pow-oct-17

 Tough conditions: Prisoners in the German camp at Wittenberg SUBMITTED pow-oct-17
Tough conditions: Prisoners in the German camp at Wittenberg SUBMITTED pow-oct-17
Walney soldier survived fever outbreak, brutality and starvation as prisoner of war
THE hardships of life as a prisoner of war were outlined in graphic detail by a soldier who was recovering at his mother's home on Walney Island a century ago.

Portland Walk, Barrow, where a suspected arson attack took place. MILTON HAWORTH

 Portland Walk, Barrow, where a suspected arson attack took place. MILTON HAWORTH
Portland Walk, Barrow, where a suspected arson attack took place. MILTON HAWORTH
Barrow town centre shop targeted in suspected arson attack
SHOPPERS were put at risk after a suspected arsonist set fire to the store room of a Barrow town centre shop.

Traffic on the A590 (file picture)

 Traffic on the A590 (file picture)
Traffic on the A590 (file picture)
Storm Ophelia: Road closures
List of road closures across Cumbria

Appreciative: Barrow Raiders' supporters at the League One play-off final LINDSEY DICKINGS

Overwhelmed: Barrow Raiders head coach Paul Crarey (right) and assistant Steve Rea STEVE MILLER

 Appreciative: Barrow Raiders' supporters at the League One play-off final LINDSEY DICKINGS
Appreciative: Barrow Raiders' supporters at the League One play-off final LINDSEY DICKINGS
Crarey overwhelmed by level of Barrow Raiders support
PAUL Crarey got a first-hand experience of what Barrow Raiders' achievements this year mean to the club's supporters during his trip to the Super League Grand Final.

Experiment: William Henderson and Sam Parsons from Ulverston Victoria High School learn about anti doping testing with microbiologist David Keen from GSK Ulverston in 2016 LINDSEY DICKINGS

 Experiment: William Henderson and Sam Parsons from Ulverston Victoria High School learn about anti doping testing with microbiologist David Keen from GSK Ulverston in 2016 LINDSEY DICKINGS
Experiment: William Henderson and Sam Parsons from Ulverston Victoria High School learn about anti doping testing with microbiologist David Keen from GSK Ulverston in 2016 LINDSEY DICKINGS
Big Bang Fair returns to Barrow college to inspire pupils
A POPULAR celebration of science and engineering is taking place this week to help young people explore their future career options.
Barrow motorcyclist suffers skin injury after being sprayed with unknown liquid
Police say driver of a BMW with blacked out windows sprayed substance out of his car window

WALNEY ISLAND / DALTON UNITED. Tummerhill, Walney.. Walney's Tom Savage. 14th October 201723. CHRIS WEST

WALNEY ISLAND / DALTON UNITED. Tummerhill, Walney.. Walney's Kieron Solloway . 14th October 201723. CHRIS WEST

WALNEY ISLAND / DALTON UNITED. Tummerhill, Walney.. Dalton's Craig Rutherford and Walney's Josh Huitson. 14th October 201723. CHRIS WEST

WALNEY ISLAND / DALTON UNITED. Tummerhill, Walney.. Walney's keeper Jordan Belcher beats Dalton's Rossa Miller to the ball. 14th October 201723. CHRIS WEST

WALNEY ISLAND / DALTON UNITED. Tummerhill, Walney.. Walney's Kieron Solloway scores their third goal from a free kick

CHRIS WEST

WALNEY ISLAND / DALTON UNITED. Tummerhill, Walney.. Dalton's Joeseph Fidler beats Walney's James Bailey to the ball. 14th October 201723. CHRIS WEST

WALNEY ISLAND / DALTON UNITED. Tummerhill, Walney.. Walney's Tom Savage. 14th October 201723. CHRIS WEST

WALNEY ISLAND / DALTON UNITED. Tummerhill, Walney.. Walney's James Bailey gets a shot in. 14th October 201723. CHRIS WEST

WALNEY ISLAND / DALTON UNITED. Tummerhill, Walney.. Walney's Kieron Solloway tries to get away from Dalton's Jonathan While. 14th October 201723. CHRIS WEST

 WALNEY ISLAND / DALTON UNITED. Tummerhill, Walney.. Walney's Tom Savage. 14th October 201723. CHRIS WEST
WALNEY ISLAND / DALTON UNITED. Tummerhill, Walney.. Walney's Tom Savage. 14th October 201723. CHRIS WEST
PICTURE SPECIAL: Walney maintain unbeaten home record with goal flurry against Dalton United
THE overnight rain put paid to a few fixtures on Saturday but the ever-dependable Tummerhill was showing no signs of damage and was in great condition for a West Lancs Division Two match between Walney Island and Dalton United.

The Barn, North Scale, Walney

The dining room

The garden

The kitchen

The kitchen

The lounge

The lounge area

The bathroom

Bedroom two

 The Barn, North Scale, Walney
The Barn, North Scale, Walney
Walney barn conversion offers extensive accommodation
The Barn, North Scale, Walney

GENERIC PICTURE - Fire engine

 GENERIC PICTURE - Fire engine
GENERIC PICTURE - Fire engine
Crews attend electrical fire at Barrow shipyard
FIRE crews were called out to Barrow Shipyard to help deal with an electrical fire last night.

Good potting: Harry Bateman LINDSEY DICKINGS

 Good potting: Harry Bateman LINDSEY DICKINGS
Good potting: Harry Bateman LINDSEY DICKINGS
Soccer Bar pot to the top of Barrow Monday League
SOCCER Bar hold a slender one-point lead at the top of the Barrow Monday League snooker standings following a 5-1 win at the British Legion.

Challenge: Ella Spry (left) acts as the bird as Crystal Iwanoff tries to retrieve the egg

LINDSEY DICKINGS

Role play: South Walney Junior School pupils take part in the in the hunter gatherer exercise

Demonstration: Adrian Burrows and Laura Hill from Imagining History

In character: Ella Spry, acting as a sleeping bird

 Challenge: Ella Spry (left) acts as the bird as Crystal Iwanoff tries to retrieve the egg LINDSEY DICKINGS
Challenge: Ella Spry (left) acts as the bird as Crystal Iwanoff tries to retrieve the egg LINDSEY DICKINGS
Walney pupils unlock imaginations to learn Stone Age survival
PUPILS unlocked their imaginations to learn how to survive in the Stone Age.

New start: The Queen at the official opening of Barrow Market in June 1971 MAIL ARCHIVE market-oct-13

Gone: The old Barrow Fish Market shown in the 1940s MAIL ARCHIVE market-oct-13

Olden days: Crowds at Barrow Market in Edwardian times SUBMITTED market-oct-13

Bargain hunting: The old Barrow Outdoor Market in 1968 MAIL ARCHIVE market-oct-13

Looking down: Stall on Barrow Market shown in 1973 MAIL ARCHIVE market-oct-13

Choice cuts: A meet trader on Barrow Market in December 1967 MAIL ARCHIVE market-oct-13

Turning around: Barrow Market's Fred Baker shown in May 1993. The Moon Rocket passenger is Rebecca O'brien MAIL ARCHIVE market-oct-13

Survivor: The old Barrow Market clock was offered for sale at auction in 1994 MAIL ARCHIVE market-oct-13

Young shopper: A youngsters with her own basket to fill at Barrow Market in December 1967 MAIL ARCHIVE market-oct-13

Great deals: Barrow Market trader Aftab Ahmed in September 1993 MAIL ARCHIVE market-oct-13

Best Blooms: A flower seller on the Barrow Outdoor Market with Forshaw Street in the background BY ROY CHATFIELD market-oct-13

Era ends: Clearing up on the last day of trading at the old Barrow Market in 1971 MAIL ARCHIVE market-oct-13

Temptations: the Barrow Market stall of Ernies Sweets in 1991 MAIL ARCHIVE market-oct-13

Always there: Harts the Jewellers is one of the long-established of Barrow Market traders. The stall is shown in December 1983 MAIL ARCHIVE market-oct-13

Busy day: A view inside the main hall at Barrow Market in 1964 MAIL ARCHIVE market-oct-13

 New start: The Queen at the official opening of Barrow Market in June 1971 MAIL ARCHIVE market-oct-13
New start: The Queen at the official opening of Barrow Market in June 1971 MAIL ARCHIVE market-oct-13
Project aims to reveal hidden history of Barrow's market
THE Barrow Market has played a significant role in the commercial and social development of the town but its early history appears to be very poorly recorded.

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.

Walney's Matt Lockley CHRIS WEST

Barrow Celtic's Connor Smith JON GRANGER

Carl Waters of Millom CHRIS WEST

 Walney's Matt Lockley CHRIS WEST
Walney's Matt Lockley CHRIS WEST
Dalton and Walney battle for bragging rights
THE theme of local rivalries extends from top-flight football to the West Lancs League tomorrow, as Dalton United make the short journey over to Walney Island in an appetising league fixture.

Finding out: Members of the Cumbria Industrial History Society at the edge of Walney Channel for the start of a guided walk BILL MYERS walk-oct-12

Entry point: This is where boats would have entered the new Devonshire Dock at Barrow from 1867 BILL MYERS walk-oct-12

Relic: Part of the metal brackets which once held the gates in place for Devonshire Dock at Barrow BILL MYERS walk-oct-12

Cover story: The book Cumbria's Industrial Past Through the Lens of Mike Davies-Shiel is being launched on Saturday BILL MYERS walk-oct-12

How it way: The skyline along Walney Channel was once dominated by the tall chimneys of the iron and steelworks at Hindpool MAIL ARCHIVE walk-oct-12

Industrial grime: The side wall of this railway bridge at Cocken is covered in the solidified remains of decades of air pollution from the slag waste from iron production BILL MYERS walk-oct-12

Modern era: Looking from the slagbank to how Barrow's for iron production centre has been transformed to new uses since the 1980s BILL MYERS walk-oct-12

Back to nature: A water-filled pond which once provided the raw materials for a brickworks on the Asda site at Barrow BILL MYERS walk-oct-12

Grassing over: Nature is doing its best to take over the mountain of slag left by a century of iron production at Barrow BILL MYERS walk-oct-12

 Finding out: Members of the Cumbria Industrial History Society at the edge of Walney Channel for the start of a guided walk BILL MYERS walk-oct-12
Finding out: Members of the Cumbria Industrial History Society at the edge of Walney Channel for the start of a guided walk BILL MYERS walk-oct-12
Walking into history along the route of Barrow's pioneer industries
MEMBERS of the Cumbria Industrial History Society went on a walking tour of Barrow as the town marks 150 years as a borough and the opening of its first dock.

Rising up: Building work in 2007 on the £4.6m Flass Lane nursing home development in Barrow

 Rising up: Building work in 2007 on the £4.6m Flass Lane nursing home development in Barrow
Rising up: Building work in 2007 on the £4.6m Flass Lane nursing home development in Barrow
10 YEARS AGO
It was hoped that dozens of new jobs could be created at the new Structural Science Composites factory at the Furness Business Park, Barrow.The firm produced man-hole covers.

Perfect start: The St James team who won their first two matches at Pulse in the Barrow Schools Championship LINDSEY DICKINGS

Back Holmes: Chetwynde's goalkeeper Thaddeus Holmes throws the ball out LINDSEY DICKINGS

More like Alfie: St Columba's Alfie Arts gets the ball clear in defence LINDSEY DICKINGS

Roose cruise: Roose's Berhan Ozmus looks to go past St Columba's Hudson Posnett-Payne LINDSEY DICKINGS

The Payne game: St Columba's Hudson Posnett-Payne makes a breakLINDSEY DICKINGS

Cross ball: St James 's Brandon Cross plays the ball past Chetwynde's Imogen Stoker LINDSEY DICKINGS

Stay away: Chetwynde's Mitchell Moses hold off St James player Brandon Cross LINDSEY DICKINGS

Challenging: Imogen Stoker (left) and Niall Ahmad close down St James' Jayden Foster for Chetwynde LINDSEY DICKINGS

Foster the boss: Jayden Foster (front) on the attack for St James against Chetwynde LINDSEY DICKINGS

The Arts scene: St Columba's Alfie Arts (right) comes in to challenge Roose's Berhan Ozmus LINDSEY DICKINGS

Will-power: Roose's Zak Willis remains in control LINDSEY DICKINGS

Village power: The Askam Village School team at Pulse LINDSEY DICKINGS

Stoked: Chetwynde's Imogen Stoker gets the ball clear LINDSEY DICKINGS

 Perfect start: The St James team who won their first two matches at Pulse in the Barrow Schools Championship LINDSEY DICKINGS
Perfect start: The St James team who won their first two matches at Pulse in the Barrow Schools Championship LINDSEY DICKINGS
PICTURE SPECIAL: Dominant start for St James in Barrow Schools football Championship
IT was all-action on the artificial turf as teams met for the first round of fixtures in the Barrow Schools FA Championship.

Well played: Junior winners Jai Pedley and Max Broadfoot, of St Columba’s

PICTURES BY MATT O’FLYNN

Young and gifted: Youngest team Alex Hackett, of Sacred Heart, and Sophie Ackred, of Dane Ghyll

PICTURES BY MATT O’FLYNN

Bat’s the way: Dowdales team (from left): Sol Arribas-Garthwaite, Jack Graham and Seth Woodend

PICTURES BY MATT O’FLYNN

Top table: Players line up for the Dave Southam schools table tennis competition

PICTURES BY MATT O’FLYNN

Great effort: Senior runners-up Amelia Langhorn and Chloe Irvine, of Walney School

PICTURES BY MATT O’FLYNN

First prize: Senior winners, and brothers, Adam and Connor McLoughlin, of St Bernard’s

PICTURES BY MATT O’FLYNN

 Well played: Junior winners Jai Pedley and Max Broadfoot, of St Columba’s PICTURES BY MATT O’FLYNN
Well played: Junior winners Jai Pedley and Max Broadfoot, of St Columba’s PICTURES BY MATT O’FLYNN
St Columba's and St Bernard's take honours at Barrow schools table tennis comp
TEAMS from St Columba’s and St Bernard’s produced impressive displays to emerge victorious in the Dave Southam schools’ table tennis competition.

South Walney Junior School raised more than £500 at its World's Biggest Coffee Morning for Macmillan Cancer Support. Pictured are brother and sister, Ellis and Neve Rae, who raised money in the holidays by holding their own jumble sale

 South Walney Junior School raised more than £500 at its World's Biggest Coffee Morning for Macmillan Cancer Support. Pictured are brother and sister, Ellis and Neve Rae, who raised money in the holidays by holding their own jumble sale
South Walney Junior School raised more than £500 at its World's Biggest Coffee Morning for Macmillan Cancer Support. Pictured are brother and sister, Ellis and Neve Rae, who raised money in the holidays by holding their own jumble sale
Walney school raises hundreds of pounds for charity
A SCHOOL community has raised more than £500 for charity.

Two Eurasian Oystercatchers

Oystercatchers (photo by Steve Waterhouse)

 Two Eurasian Oystercatchers
Two Eurasian Oystercatchers
Two-day festival celebrates wading birds arriving in Furness
A WEEKEND-LONG event in Furness will highlight the wading birds that visit our coastline in huge numbers over autumn and winter.

Nature power: Anne Wilson from The Co-operative North Eastern and Cumbrian Committee hands over a cheque for £350 to Myron Hyrnkow at Askam Village School in 2007 towards a wind turbine to make the school self sufficient in energy

 Nature power: Anne Wilson from The Co-operative North Eastern and Cumbrian Committee hands over a cheque for £350 to Myron Hyrnkow at Askam Village School in 2007 towards a wind turbine to make the school self sufficient in energy
Nature power: Anne Wilson from The Co-operative North Eastern and Cumbrian Committee hands over a cheque for £350 to Myron Hyrnkow at Askam Village School in 2007 towards a wind turbine to make the school self sufficient in energy
10 YEARS AGO
Barrow teenager Matthew Drury was selected in the English Karate Federation national squad and was to compete in the World Cadet and Junior Championships in Istanbul, Turkey.

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.

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.

Cheers: Regulars at Barrow's Greengate Club in August 1993 MAIL ARCHIVE booze-oct--6

Community event: Walkers starting from the old Barrow Labour Club, Forshaw Street, in 1988 MAIL ARCHIVE booze-oct--6

Fire damaged: The Barrow Working Men's Club and Institute on Abbey Road in the late 1980s MAIL ARCHIVE booze-oct--6

At your service: Keith Smith behind the bar at the Ferry Hotel, Walney, in March 1994 MAIL ARCHIVE booze-oct--6

Traditional pub: The Albion, on the corner of Duke Street, Barrow, in the 1990s MAIL ARCHIVE booze-oct--6

Keen prices: Doug Jasper, secretary of the Greengate Club, Barrow, in August 1993 MAIL ARCHIVE booze-oct--6

Your round: Barrow's Devonshire Hotel, around 1950 SUBMITTED booze-oct-06

Gone: The Cumberland Arms pub was on the corner of McClintock Street and was pulled down in 1974 SUBMITTED booze-oct-06

Having fun: Vic Vaults regulars outside the pub in 1972 for the Barrow Carnival SUBMITTED booze-oct-06

Special brew: Landlord Charlie Bell behind the bar of the 500-year-old Brown Cow pub at Dalton. He is pulling pints for members of the Campaign for Real Ale during a promotion night for the Good Beer Guide in November 1989. The former coaching inn has been in existence since the 15th century MAIL ARCHIVE booze-oct-06

 Cheers: Regulars at Barrow's Greengate Club in August 1993 MAIL ARCHIVE booze-oct--6
Cheers: Regulars at Barrow's Greengate Club in August 1993 MAIL ARCHIVE booze-oct--6
Uproar in Furness as beer hits £1 a pint
THERE was uproar in Furness back in 1993 when it was suggested that beer might sell for more than £1 per pint.

Prize: Kerry Wilkinson at work

 Prize: Kerry Wilkinson at work
Prize: Kerry Wilkinson at work
Winner picked in £200 micro-bladed eyebrows competition
THE winner of The Mail 's competition to win an eyebrow treatment worth £200 has been picked.

Troubled: Egerton Court in Barrow AMY FENTON

 Troubled: Egerton Court in Barrow AMY FENTON
Troubled: Egerton Court in Barrow AMY FENTON
Police release description of takeaway robbers as detectives reveal one of the gang 'swung bottle' at takeaway driver
DETECTIVES have said the victim of a terrifying armed robbery was lucky to escape uninjured after one of the gang swung a bottle at him during the ordeal.
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