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WELCOME Barrow Raiders new signing Ryan Johnston JON GRANGER

SUPPORT Barrow Raiders new signing Ryan Johnston flanked by sponsors Paul Bak (left) and Peter McDowall of Barrow Central Joinery JON GRANGER

STUDENT AND TEACHER Ryan Johnston with coach Paul Crarey JON GRANGER

SKILLS Barrow Raiders new signing Ryan Johnston JON GRANGER

IN ACTION Ryan Johnston playing for Furness Raiders Academy against Wakefield College

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          WELCOME Barrow Raiders new signing Ryan Johnston JON GRANGER
WELCOME Barrow Raiders new signing Ryan Johnston JON GRANGER
New signing Ryan Johnston can have 'massive future' for Barrow Raiders
RYAN Johnston is destined to have a ‘massive future’ with Barrow Raiders, says coach Paul Crarey.

Tony Murphy who is organising for Santa to do a tour of Barrow

 Tony Murphy who is organising for Santa to do a tour of Barrow
Tony Murphy who is organising for Santa to do a tour of Barrow
Father Christmas returns to Barrow to celebrate time-honoured tradition
CHRISTMAS is set to enjoy a blast from the past as a festive tradition is brought back to life.

Sooty and Sweep with Harry Corbett SUBMITTED sooty-dec-02

Sooty with Harry Corbett during a BBC recording session SUBMITTED sooty-dec-02

 Sooty and Sweep with Harry Corbett SUBMITTED sooty-dec-02
Sooty and Sweep with Harry Corbett SUBMITTED sooty-dec-02
Sooty and Sweep had week in a caravan on Walney
TWO of the smallest characters ever to take to the stage of her Majesty's Theatre arrived in Barrow 50 years ago.

Dalton Home Guard in training during the Second World War Submitted walton2-dec-01

Dalton author and local historian Jim Walton Submitted walton2-dec-01

Dalton author and local historian Jim Walton as a young man Submitted walton2-dec-01

Vickers wages staff pictured at Dalton in 1943. They had been moved out of Barrow due to the threat of air-raids Submitted walton2-dec-01

 Dalton Home Guard in training during the Second World War Submitted walton2-dec-01
Dalton Home Guard in training during the Second World War Submitted walton2-dec-01
Looking back on wartime days in Dalton
WE go back to the days of the Second World War for this extract from the memoirs of Dalton author and local historian Jim Walton.

BOUNCING OFF THE WALLS Dane Ghyll's Aaron Davies contests a relay LINDSEY DICKINGS

READY FOR LAUNCH Yarlside Academy's Lucas Seal takes part in the javelin at the Furness Schools sportshall athletics finals LINDSEY DICKINGS

OVER THE TOP Cerys Riley, from Dalton St Mary's, takes part in the speed bounce LINDSEY DICKINGS

AT FULL STRETCH Lewis Taylor takes part in the standing long jump LINDSEY DICKINGS

AERIAL ATTACK Askam Village School's Kaden Faragher prepares to launch the javelin at the Furness Schools sportshall athletics finals at Hoops LINDSEY DICKINGS

TOUCH AND GO Low Furness's Bailey Shaw in a relay race LINDSEY DICKINGS

PENNY FOR YOUR THOUGHTS The Pennington C of E Primary School team the Furness Schools sportshall athletics finals LINDSEY DICKINGS

FIRST ROUND Children who took part in the Furness Academy Cluster sportshall athletics finals LINDSEY DICKINGS

HERE I COME Pennington's Joseph Burrow races for home in a relay LINDSEY DICKINGS

SIGNED AND SEALED Yarlside Academy's Lucas Seal storms through a relay race LINDSEY DICKINGS

SMILING ASSASSIN Askam Village School's Kaden Faragher ready to throw to javelin LINDSEY DICKINGS

LUC AT THAT Yarlside's Lucas Seal throws the javelin LINDSEY DICKINGS

QUALIFIERS Children who took part in the Furness Academy Cluster sportshall athletics finals LINDSEY DICKINGS

 BOUNCING OFF THE WALLS Dane Ghyll's Aaron Davies contests a relay LINDSEY DICKINGS
BOUNCING OFF THE WALLS Dane Ghyll's Aaron Davies contests a relay LINDSEY DICKINGS
PICTURES SPECIAL: Furness Schools sportshall athletics finals
PRIMARY school pupils from across South Cumbria flung themselves wholeheartedly into the Furness Schools sportshall athletics finals at Hoops.

Litter in the alley at the back of Liverpool Street and Dartmouth Street on Walney. Picture: Amy Fenton

Litter and dog dirt in the alley at the back of Liverpool Street and Dartmouth Street on Walney. Picture: Amy Fenton

An overflowing skip in the alley at the back of Liverpool Street and Dartmouth Street on Walney. Picture: Amy Fenton

 Litter in the alley at the back of Liverpool Street and Dartmouth Street on Walney. Picture: Amy Fenton
Litter in the alley at the back of Liverpool Street and Dartmouth Street on Walney. Picture: Amy Fenton
"Have some pride" - elderly resident calls for Walney community to clear up backstreets
AN elderly woman who has lived on Walney all her life has called for residents to have some pride in their community.

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Bob Pointer, who runs Cumbria Asbestos Related Disease Support Group

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Asbestos
Government U-turn signals small victory for asbestos campaigners in south Cumbria
CAMPAIGNERS in south Cumbria for those suffering asbestos related illnesses have welcomed the government's U-turn on plans to erase millions of workers' employment records.

Braving the weather while waiting for work in the new year, Wave Night at Buccleuch Dock in Barrow

Wave Night at its postponed launch

Wave Night at Buccleuch Dock

Wave Night at Buccleuch Dock

Wave Night captain Alan Roach congratulates ship colouring competition winners, from left, Rebecca Haslam 10, Faye Cleasby, four, and Heather Haslam 12

Wave Night captain Alan Roach

A general view of the RFA Wave Knight, a class fast fleet tanker being used by Prince Harry during his Caribbean tour

RFA Wave Knight dockside at St Vincent Caribbean

Naval architect Ed Weatherall, Wave Knight ship manager Steve Bamber, BAE Systems marine operations director Mike Salmon and dockmaster John Tibbs from Scotland

Movement of the first section of Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship Wave Knight

The penultimate sub-section of Wave Knight is turned in Bridge Road to be taken to the slipway

The penultimate sub-section of Wave Knight in what a VSEL spokesman described as 'the sterile area' in Bridge Road as it swings through the gate to the slipway

The bow section of the auxiliary tanker Wave Knight moves off from Devonshire Dock Hall

Wave Knight on her slipway

Workers grease the slipway so that Wave Knight can slide her way into Walney Channel with ease

Wave Knight cuts into the Walney Channel

Postponed launch of Wave Knight - schoolchildren from South Walney Infants School

Tanker Wave Knight

 Braving the weather while waiting for work in the new year, Wave Night at Buccleuch Dock in Barrow
Braving the weather while waiting for work in the new year, Wave Night at Buccleuch Dock in Barrow
A look back at Barrow-built Royal Navy tanker Wave Knight
A BARROW-BUILT ship has been in the news this week for dashing Prince Harry's lunch plans in the West Indies.

CONFERENCE CALL Barrow Island are returning to the NCL in 2017 JON GRANGER

 CONFERENCE CALL Barrow Island are returning to the NCL in 2017 JON GRANGER
CONFERENCE CALL Barrow Island are returning to the NCL in 2017 JON GRANGER
Barrow Island leave as Cumbria League plan new punishments for failing to play
THE Cumbria League have introduced new measures to try to stave off the number of fixtures being called off in the competition after problems arose during the 2016 season.

Braving the weather while waiting for work in the new year, Wave Night at Buccleuch Dock in Barrow

Wave Night at its postponed launch

Wave Night at Buccleuch Dock

Wave Night at Buccleuch Dock

Wave Night captain Alan Roache congratulates ship colouring competition winners, from left, Rebecca Haslam 10, Faye Cleasby, four, and Heather Haslam 12

Wave Night captain Alan Roache

A general view of the RFA Wave Knight, a class fast fleet tanker being used by Prince Harry during his Caribbean tour

RFA Wave Knight dockside at St Vincent Caribbean

Naval architect Ed Weatherall, Wave Knight ship manager Steve Bamber, BAE Systems marine operations director Mike Salmon and dockmaster John Tibbs from Scotland

Movement of the first section of Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship Wave Knight

The penultimate sub-section of Wave Knight is turned in Bridge Road to be taken to the slipway

The penultimate sub-section of Wave Knight in what a VSEL spokesman described as 'the sterile area' in Bridge Road as it swings through the gate to the slipway

The bow section of the auxiliary tanker Wave Knight moves off from Devonshire Dock Hall

Wave Knight on her slipway

Workers grease the slipway so that Wave Knight can slide her way into Walney Channel with ease

Wave Knight cuts into the Walney Channel

Postponed launch of Wave Knight - schoolchildren from South Walney Infants School

Tanker Wave Knight

 Braving the weather while waiting for work in the new year, Wave Night at Buccleuch Dock in Barrow
Braving the weather while waiting for work in the new year, Wave Night at Buccleuch Dock in Barrow
A look back at Barrow-built Royal Navy tanker Wave Knight
A BARROW-BUILT ship has been in the news this week for dashing Prince Harry's lunch plans in the West Indies.

ADVICE Owner Nicola Holt at Vickerstown Interiors, Walney, gives out her top tips on how to decorate for Christmas

Festive surroundings at Vickerstown Interiors

 ADVICE Owner Nicola Holt at Vickerstown Interiors, Walney, gives out her top tips on how to decorate for Christmas
ADVICE Owner Nicola Holt at Vickerstown Interiors, Walney, gives out her top tips on how to decorate for Christmas
Magical ways to decorate your tree for Christmas 2016
IT'S that time of the year again! Families all over the UK are turning into little Christmas elves and starting to decorate their trees with everything sparkly, quirky or bold.

Generic view of an electricity pylon carrying power lines

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 Generic view of an electricity pylon carrying power lines
Generic view of an electricity pylon carrying power lines
Electricity faults affect residents across Walney
RESIDENTS across Walney have been affected by an electricity fault tonight. Electricity North West confirmed they were having issues with power and that 84 customers across the Walney area were affected.

FEELING THE HEAT Even Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri has faced calls to go STEVEN PASTON/PA WIRE

 FEELING THE HEAT Even Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri has faced calls to go STEVEN PASTON/PA WIRE
FEELING THE HEAT Even Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri has faced calls to go STEVEN PASTON/PA WIRE
PETE ON THE BEAT: Pressure mounts as fans fire at managers
THEY were all there, lined up for you to take your pick - those regular stock phrases and sound-bites that are heard whenever the phone-in lines fall into the hands of the unhappy football fan.

When the Barrow Community Kitchen opened in June at St Matthew's Hall, with from left, Gaina Beck, Brian Sinclair and project manager Sharon Foden

 When the Barrow Community Kitchen opened in June at St Matthew's Hall, with from left, Gaina Beck, Brian Sinclair and project manager Sharon Foden
When the Barrow Community Kitchen opened in June at St Matthew's Hall, with from left, Gaina Beck, Brian Sinclair and project manager Sharon Foden
Second community soup kitchen opens in Barrow
A SATELLITE soup kitchen has opened to help the growing number of people across Barrow at financial crisis point.

IDEAS The first meeting of the primary school researchers for the Happy and Healthy Lifestyle Project. From left, Henry Burns, Dr Sarah Arun and Dara Kitchin

Pupils taking part in the workshop

From left, Peter Davison, workshop lead, Rian Hunsdale, Gordi Rea, Liam McRoberts and Dr Lauren Dixon

 IDEAS The first meeting of the primary school researchers for the Happy and Healthy Lifestyle Project. From left, Henry Burns, Dr Sarah Arun and Dara Kitchin
IDEAS The first meeting of the primary school researchers for the Happy and Healthy Lifestyle Project. From left, Henry Burns, Dr Sarah Arun and Dara Kitchin
Children take up the challenge to get Barrow borough healthier
CHILDREN are getting their heads together to come up with schemes to get their borough feeling happier and healthier after being shocked by the health issues faced in the area.

STAYING UP Luke Reid rides a CMB challenge for Askam United in the 3-3 draw at Duddon Road LEANNE BOLGER

ON THE ATTACK Ross Walker looks to push forward for Askam LEANNE BOLGER

SLIDE RULE Jordan Rayner makes a tackle for Askam LEANNE BOLGER

FIVE-GOAL MAN Paul Cleasby scored five as Kirkby United defeated Furness Rovers reserves 22-0 JON GRANGER

UP IN THE AIR Ross Walker (right) goes up for the ball with a CMB man LEANNE BOLGER

 STAYING UP Luke Reid rides a CMB challenge for Askam United in the 3-3 draw at Duddon Road LEANNE BOLGER
STAYING UP Luke Reid rides a CMB challenge for Askam United in the 3-3 draw at Duddon Road LEANNE BOLGER
Askam fight out a draw, as Kirkby United score 22
ASKAM were held to a 3-3 draw at home to CMB in a West Lancs Division One encounter that swayed one way and then the other.

IDEAS The first meeting of the primary school researchers for the Happy and Healthy Lifestyle Project. From left, Henry Burns, Dr Sarah Arun and Dara Kitchin

Pupils taking part in the workshop

From left, Peter Davison, workshop lead, Rian Hunsdale, Gordi Rea, Liam McRoberts and Dr Lauren Dixon

 IDEAS The first meeting of the primary school researchers for the Happy and Healthy Lifestyle Project. From left, Henry Burns, Dr Sarah Arun and Dara Kitchin
IDEAS The first meeting of the primary school researchers for the Happy and Healthy Lifestyle Project. From left, Henry Burns, Dr Sarah Arun and Dara Kitchin
Children take up the challenge to get Barrow borough healthier
CHILDREN are getting their heads together to come up with schemes to get their borough feeling happier and healthier after being shocked by the health issues faced in the area.

Josef Thompson (right) with his brother Owen, 18. SUBMITTED

Josef Thompson at a family function. SUBMITTED

Josef Thompson. SUBMITTED

 Josef Thompson (right) with his brother Owen, 18. SUBMITTED
Josef Thompson (right) with his brother Owen, 18. SUBMITTED
Loving tributes paid to a 'remarkable young person' from Dalton
HEARTFELT tributes have been paid to a "remarkable young person" and an "artistic and beautiful" friend from Dalton who has died aged 22.
Police appeal after car dumped in Walney gorse bushes
POLICE are investigating after a car was taken and dumped in gorse bushes on Walney.

Gary Broadbent training for the Bulldogs International Rugby team ahead of their trip to Dubai DAVE ARCHER

RAIDING PARTY Former Barrow Raiders players Jamie Marshall (left) and Gary Broadbent training for the Bulldogs International Rugby team ahead of their trip to Dubai DAVE ARCHER

BULLDOG SPIRIT Jamie Marshall in his Bulldogs International jersey DAVE ARCHER

BULLDOG SPIRIT Gary Broadbent in his Bulldogs International jersey DAVE ARCHER

 Gary Broadbent training for the Bulldogs International Rugby team ahead of their trip to Dubai DAVE ARCHER
Gary Broadbent training for the Bulldogs International Rugby team ahead of their trip to Dubai DAVE ARCHER
Ex-Raider Gary Broadbent has the Bulldog spirit as Cumbria aces go to Dubai
GARY Broadbent is preparing for a new challenge as him and several other Cumbrian players join the Bulldogs International Rugby team for their annual trip to Dubai.

Rampside Dusk, by John Duffin

Barrow Skyline, by John Duffin

Barrow AFC Night Game from The Reservoir, by John Duffin

John Duffin

John Duffin's 2017 calendar

 Rampside Dusk, by John Duffin
Rampside Dusk, by John Duffin
Calendar release celebrates iconic Furness landmarks
THE most iconic landmarks and celebrated scenery of the Furness peninsula have been immortalised once more in John Duffin's hugely popular annual calendar.

The maternity department at Furness General Hospital in Barrow. Photo: JON GRANGER

The Kirkup Files logo 2016

James Titcombe who lost his son Joshua, with the report after Dr Bill Kirkup Chair of the Morecambe Bay Investigation gave his findings into the investigations at a press conference at the Cumbria Grand Hotel, Grange over sands, Cumbria. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday March 3, 2015. The investigation of serious incidents at Furness General Hospital in Barrow, Cumbria, between 2004 and 2013 uncovered a series of failures "at every level" from the maternity unit to those responsible for regulating and monitoring the trust which runs the unit. See PA story HEALTH Morecambe. Photo credit should read: Peter Byrne/PA Wire P64059.jpg

FGH MATERNITY WARD --- Exterior view of FGH Maternity Ward. Wednesday 9th May 2012. HARRY ATKINSON REF: 50033402B001.JPG

 The maternity department at Furness General Hospital in Barrow. Photo: JON GRANGER
The maternity department at Furness General Hospital in Barrow. Photo: JON GRANGER
The Kirkup Files: Podiatrist was behind conclusion Barrow maternity deaths cases were unconnected
A PODIATRIST with no knowledge of maternity issues took just five days to turn down a request for the government's health watchdog to investigate a cluster of mother and baby deaths at FGH - having read no documents nor spoken to those with safety concerns.

GAME ON Simon Bassett ina ction for Walney reserves against Britanniaat Tummerhill last Saturday - the only FPL match to go ahead following the wet spell Sheenah Alcock

 GAME ON Simon Bassett ina ction for Walney reserves against Britanniaat Tummerhill last Saturday - the only FPL match to go ahead following the wet spell Sheenah Alcock
GAME ON Simon Bassett ina ction for Walney reserves against Britanniaat Tummerhill last Saturday - the only FPL match to go ahead following the wet spell Sheenah Alcock
Fingers crossed it's game on for Furness Premier League
FURNESS Premier League clubs and officials are keeping fingers crossed that the weather Gods will be kind to them this weekend.

Josef Thompson

 Josef Thompson
Josef Thompson
Police find body in search for missing 22-year-old Dalton man
POLICE have confirmed that a body believed to be that of a missing 22-year-old Dalton student has been found.

The DABS team and councillors celebrate the news. LEANNE BOLGER

The DABS team: Left to right, Michael Bailey, Julia Everett, Helen Robinson, Sophie Brennan, June Vae. Seated (L-R) Margaret Burrow and Louise Fell. LEANNE BOLGER

Advisors Helen Robinson and Julia Everett. LEANNE BOLGER

(L-R) Advisors Helen Robinson and Julia Everett. LEANNE BOLGER

Receptionist Louise Fell. LEANNE BOLGER

 The DABS team and councillors celebrate the news. LEANNE BOLGER
The DABS team and councillors celebrate the news. LEANNE BOLGER
Campaign success as Barrow disability service saved for another 12 months
A BARROW service which supports disabled people in getting money, grants and mobility aids they might otherwise go without has been saved for another year at least.

A BAE Kingair aircraft landing at Walney airfield

A BAE Kingair aircraft landing at Walney airfield. 27th Nov 08 JOE RILEY REF: 0460836

Visitors view the airfield

 A BAE Kingair aircraft landing at Walney airfield
A BAE Kingair aircraft landing at Walney airfield
Shipyard reveals plans to replace and upgrade Walney Airfield
A NEW aircraft hangar for four aeroplanes, garage and terminal is set to be built at Walney Airfield.

AWARD Hanley Jai Parker with his brother Ezra Jai McLean

Ezra McLean

Ezra McLean

Ezra McLean

Ezra McLean

Hanley Jai Parker

WITH WORDS BY JONATHAN ROBINSON --- Jeanette Rowland helped to deliver her grandson, when daughter Jenna Parker had an unplanned birth at home. Jenna went into labour sooner than expected and she ran out of time to get to the hospital. The baby boy, named Ezra Jai McLean, was born healthy and happy at 5.30am on the 17th of October, in the families living room. // Pictured: Baby Ezra Jai McLean with (l-r) nanna Jeanette Rowland, dad John McLean, mum Jenna Parker and brother Hanley Jai Parker Tuesday 27th October 2015. LINDSEY DICKINGS

 AWARD Hanley Jai Parker with his brother Ezra Jai McLean
AWARD Hanley Jai Parker with his brother Ezra Jai McLean
Bravery award for baby as his family pray they are finally out of the woods
AN incredibly brave Barrow baby and his big brother have received awards for courage after the one-year-old had two cancerous tumours removed and lost sight in one eye

WILDLIFE A leatherback turtle Picture: Wallace J Nichols

A Big Clean beach clean-up

From left, Ken Dawson, Janet Helm, Tony Fitzgerald, Ewan Scott, Glynis Parkinson and Steve Ben

Littering following a drinking session at the North Walney Nature Reserve Picture: Tony Fitzgerald

Beach cleaners get involved in the Great British Beach Clean at North Walney Nature Reserve

 WILDLIFE A leatherback turtle Picture: Wallace J Nichols
WILDLIFE A leatherback turtle Picture: Wallace J Nichols
South Cumbria's environmental crusaders welcome drop in plastic bags
THE number of plastic carrier bags found on UK beaches in surveys carried out by the Marine Conservation Society has dropped by almost half between 2015 and 2016. This is the lowest number reported in over a decade, and fantastic news for marine wildlife.

IN THE BLACK Barrow footballer Kira Boswell, who has been signed by Blackburn Rovers Ladies JON GRANGER

HEADS UP Kira Boswell shows off her heading ability JON GRANGER

CELTIC ROOTS Kira Boswell comes in to make a challenge for Barrow Celtic against Ibis in the Barrow JFL KO Cup final last season JON GRANGER

KEEP IT UP Barrow's Kira Boswell hopes to be a future England player JON GRANGER

WING WONDER New Blackburn Rovers player Kira Boswell JON GRANGER

RISING STAR New Blackburn Rovers player Kira Boswell, who came through the ranks at Barrow Celtic JON GRANGER

SKILLS Barrow footballer Kira Boswell, who has been signed by Blackburn Rovers Ladies JON GRANGER

TALENT SPOTTED Barrow footballer Kira Boswell, who has been signed by Blackburn Rovers Ladies JON GRANGER

 IN THE BLACK Barrow footballer Kira Boswell, who has been signed by Blackburn Rovers Ladies JON GRANGER
IN THE BLACK Barrow footballer Kira Boswell, who has been signed by Blackburn Rovers Ladies JON GRANGER
Blackburn Rovers snap up talented Barrow youngster
A SCHOOLGIRL footballing ace hopes to follow in the footsteps of Furness's England aces at Blackburn Rovers.

A CCTV image of Josef Thompson's last public appearance at 11:43am on November 11. This was taken inside a Tesco store in Aigburth Road, Liverpool.

The blue trainers that were being worn by Josef Thompson at time of his last public appearance.

The most up to date photograph of Josef Thompson which is being circulated by police. SUBMITTED

Josef Thompson (right) with his brother Owen, 18. SUBMITTED

Josef Thompson at a family function. SUBMITTED

 A CCTV image of Josef Thompson's last public appearance at 11:43am on November 11. This was taken inside a Tesco store in Aigburth Road, Liverpool.
A CCTV image of Josef Thompson's last public appearance at 11:43am on November 11. This was taken inside a Tesco store in Aigburth Road, Liverpool.
Worried Dalton mum issues heartfelt plea for son to return home
A DISTRAUGHT mother from Dalton has called on her kind and caring son to let her know that he is safe after being missing for 13 days.