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Exploring the past: Lost and Found exhibition by Amy Story

Exploring the past: Lost and Found exhibition by Amy Story

Exploring the past: Lost and Found exhibition by Amy Story

Exploring the past: Lost and Found exhibition by Amy Story

Exploring the past: Lost and Found exhibition by Amy Story

Artist Amy Story

 Exploring the past: Lost and Found exhibition by Amy Story
Exploring the past: Lost and Found exhibition by Amy Story
Barrow history lovers offered chance to travel along lost railways through innovative art exhibition
ART and history lovers are being invited to travel back in time as a new exhibition aims to take visitors on a journey with Barrow’s lost railway lines.

Dave Spencer celebrates his 80th birthday at Barrow Parkrun Submitted

Dave Spencer taking part in the Hoad Hill Harriers autumn 5k 2017

 Dave Spencer celebrates his 80th birthday at Barrow Parkrun Submitted
Dave Spencer celebrates his 80th birthday at Barrow Parkrun Submitted
THIS SPORTING LIFE: Dave's not the retiring type
THERE’S a saying in sport: If you’re good enough, you’re old enough.

Members of Nopylons Graham Robinson, Charles Rowntree and Peter Gillett, Ireleth, Wednesday 7th December 2016 LEANNE BOLGER

Alternative: The Nopylons offshore route plan from Selker Bay to Walney and south Roose

Action: Furness Against Giant Pylons march, which took place on New Year's Day

JON GRANGER

Message: Furness Against Giant Pylons march, which took place on New Year's Day

JON GRANGER

Controversy: Pylons

Mission: Furness Against Giant Pylons march, which took place on New Year's Day

JON GRANGER

 Members of Nopylons Graham Robinson, Charles Rowntree and Peter Gillett, Ireleth, Wednesday 7th December 2016 LEANNE BOLGER
Members of Nopylons Graham Robinson, Charles Rowntree and Peter Gillett, Ireleth, Wednesday 7th December 2016 LEANNE BOLGER
South Cumbria anti-pylon campaigners accuse National Grid of 'underlying tactic of obstructiveness'
A SOUTH Cumbria anti-pylons group has accused National Grid of an "underlying tactic of obstructiveness" for "withholding" the consultation feedback of more than 8,000 residents eight months down the line.

Pupils and staff at South Walney Junior School who are celebrating the news that they have been rated 'Good' in their recent Ofsted report. Pictured: Head teacher Zena Lines (centre) with pupils (l-r) deputy head girl Mollie Currie, head girl Carrie Ivison, head boy Jack Haney and deputy head boy Michael Hanrahan Tuesday 19th September 2017 LINDSEY DICKINGS

Celebrating: Headteacher Zena Lines with pupils at South Walney Junior School

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 Pupils and staff at South Walney Junior School who are celebrating the news that they have been rated 'Good' in their recent Ofsted report. Pictured: Head teacher Zena Lines (centre) with pupils (l-r) deputy head girl Mollie Currie, head girl Carrie Ivison, head boy Jack Haney and deputy head boy Michael Hanrahan Tuesday 19th September 2017 LINDSEY DICKINGS
Pupils and staff at South Walney Junior School who are celebrating the news that they have been rated 'Good' in their recent Ofsted report. Pictured: Head teacher Zena Lines (centre) with pupils (l-r) deputy head girl Mollie Currie, head girl Carrie Ivison, head boy Jack Haney and deputy head boy Michael Hanrahan Tuesday 19th September 2017 LINDSEY DICKINGS
Praise for Walney junior school where pupils flourish
A WALNEY primary has been praised for creating an environment where pupils can "flourish".

Probe: Police are investigating the damage to a front door in Walney

 Probe: Police are investigating the damage to a front door in Walney
Probe: Police are investigating the damage to a front door in Walney
Police investigate Walney front door damage
POLICE are appealing for information after receiving reports a Walney front door was damaged last weekend.

Donations: Volunteers checking and packing up Christmas boxes last year destined for deprived children in Romania

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Gift: A child from Romania receiving a Christmas shoebox from Walney school

Teamwork: Barrow firefighters helping to load the Boxes of Hope lorry

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 Donations: Volunteers checking and packing up Christmas boxes last year destined for deprived children in Romania LINDSEY DICKINGS
Donations: Volunteers checking and packing up Christmas boxes last year destined for deprived children in Romania LINDSEY DICKINGS
Charity asks south Cumbria residents to get into the Christmas spirit for Boxes of Hope appeal
A CHRISTMAS shoebox charity has asked people to start thinking about gathering gifts for children in Romania.

Climbing high: Georgia Stretton, left, and Abigail Walker

LEANNE BOLGER

Tall order: Georgia Stretton and Abigail Walker LEANNE BOLGER

Big plans: Georgia Stretton

LEANNE BOLGER

Big plans: Abigail Walker

LEANNE BOLGER

Tall order: Georgia Stretton and Abigail Walker LEANNE BOLGER

Charity mission: Abigail Walker and Georgia Stretton

LEANNE BOLGER

Ride: The Big One at Blackpool Pleasure Beach

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 Climbing high: Georgia Stretton, left, and Abigail Walker LEANNE BOLGER
Climbing high: Georgia Stretton, left, and Abigail Walker LEANNE BOLGER
Intrepid Ulverston and Walney teens to scale 213ft up The Big One in Blackpool
TWO teenagers will look to conquer a fear of the tallest order with a fundraising challenge next month.

Watching on: Ollie Wilkes, pictured in action for Scotland, was watching the under-19s play Cumbria BILL WATKINSON

Consolations: Jake Carter scored two tries and kicked four goals for Cumbria in the loss to Scotland JON GRANGER

 Watching on: Ollie Wilkes, pictured in action for Scotland, was watching the under-19s play Cumbria BILL WATKINSON
Watching on: Ollie Wilkes, pictured in action for Scotland, was watching the under-19s play Cumbria BILL WATKINSON
Cumbria and Scotland RL youngsters impress in close game at Barrow
AMONG the spectators who turned up to watch Cumbria’s under-19s take on Scotland at Craven Park on Sunday morning was Ollie Wilkes, with the Barrow Raiders skipper having a foot in both camps.

Stock photograph of the Jubilee Bridge, Walney.

 Stock photograph of the Jubilee Bridge, Walney.
Stock photograph of the Jubilee Bridge, Walney.
Update: Council send repair crew to faulty Walney traffic lights
MAINTENANCE crews have been sent out to repair a faulty traffic light which caused disruption for morning commuters.

Relaxing: Anthony Goldsmith with his son and fiancee Hannah Gabriel at 6 Wensum Lea, Walney, which is on the market with Corrie and Co for £164,950 LEANNE BOLGER

Space: The back garden at 6 Wensum Lea, Walney LEANNE BOLGER

Lots of room: One of the bedrooms 2017 LEANNE BOLGER

Good size: The living room LEANNE BOLGER

Modern: The kitchen LEANNE BOLGER

New: 6 Wensum Lea, Walney LEANNE BOLGER

Double: One of the bedrooms LEANNE BOLGER

Multi-purpose: The dining area LEANNE BOLGER

 Relaxing: Anthony Goldsmith with his son and fiancee Hannah Gabriel at 6 Wensum Lea, Walney, which is on the market with Corrie and Co for £164,950 LEANNE BOLGER
Relaxing: Anthony Goldsmith with his son and fiancee Hannah Gabriel at 6 Wensum Lea, Walney, which is on the market with Corrie and Co for £164,950 LEANNE BOLGER
INSIDE STORY: Hannah never regretted Walney island move
BEING able to decide the finishing touches to their new build home was a big bonus for Antony Goldsmith and his fiancee, Hannah Gabriel.

Time for reflection: The view across Walney Channel to the Lake District fells

Philip Hatfield Photography Ltd

Looking at the big sky: Moonrise at West Shore

Philip Hatfield Photography Ltd

Cover: The calendar has been put together by Philip Hatfield and Marianne Livesey of Mill Lane Post Office

Philip Hatfield Photography Ltd

Always the sea: Waves crashing in

Philip Hatfield Photography Ltd

Good neigh-bours: Ponies at South Walney

Philip Hatfield Photography Ltd

The sky at night: A street lamp-lit Biggar Bank Road

Philip Hatfield Photography Ltd

 Time for reflection: The view across Walney Channel to the Lake District fells Philip Hatfield Photography Ltd
Time for reflection: The view across Walney Channel to the Lake District fells Philip Hatfield Photography Ltd
Stunning Walney Island calendar set to travel the globe
STUNNING images of Walney throughout the seasons feature in a new calendar which is once again set to be sent around the world.

Sinkfall Farm barn blaze. Walney Fire Station‏ Twitter.

Smoke: The Sinkfall Farm fire SUBMITTED PICTURE.

Widespread: Smoke from the fire spreads across the moors CHRIS WEST

Damage: Sinkfall Farm barn blaze Walney Fire Station‏ Twitter.

Ablaze: Smoke can be seen pouring from Sinkfall Farm SUBMITTED PICTURE

Chief: South Cumbria operational commander Stuart Dolan at Barrow Fire Station LINDSEY DICKINGS

 Sinkfall Farm barn blaze. Walney Fire Station‏ Twitter.
Sinkfall Farm barn blaze. Walney Fire Station‏ Twitter.
Fire crews heaped with praised for "wonderful" work tackling Barrow farm blaze and other incidents
PRAISE has been heaped on the "wonderful" work of multiple fire crews who tackled a significant Barrow farm blaze and then subsequent incidents that evening.

Michaela Halliday - Swimming Koi

Terry Marshall - Pagan Tree - Autumn

Andy Currie-Scarr - Volkswagen Beetle

Irene Stewart Rodgers - Isle of Skye

 Michaela Halliday - Swimming Koi
Michaela Halliday - Swimming Koi
Best of Barrow on show in annual autumn art exhibition
THE latest works by some of Furness' leading artists will be on show next week at The Forum.

Creepy crawlies: Sam Naylor, Maria Guselli and Alicia Morrow take a look at a tarantula during a visit from Zoolab at Barrow Library in 2007

 Creepy crawlies: Sam Naylor, Maria Guselli and Alicia Morrow take a look at a tarantula during a visit from Zoolab at Barrow Library in 2007
Creepy crawlies: Sam Naylor, Maria Guselli and Alicia Morrow take a look at a tarantula during a visit from Zoolab at Barrow Library in 2007
10 YEARS AGO
Almost 23,000 school days in Cumbria were lost due to "unauthorised absence" in only one term, new figures revealed.

Cameron Luke Barlow, who is running, swimming and cycling 50 miles in 50 days for the charity, Crisis.

Cameron Luke Barlow, who is running, swimming and cycling 50 miles in 50 days for the charity, Crisis.

Cameron Luke Barlow, who is running, swimming and cycling 50 miles in 50 days for the charity, Crisis.

Fundraiser: Cameron Luke Barlow, who is running, swimming and cycling 50 miles in 50 days for the charity, Crisis

Big effort: Cameron Luke Barlow

 Cameron Luke Barlow, who is running, swimming and cycling 50 miles in 50 days for the charity, Crisis.
Cameron Luke Barlow, who is running, swimming and cycling 50 miles in 50 days for the charity, Crisis.
Walney fundraising star’s journey to help Crisis charity support the homeless is going swimmingly
A PHILANTHROPIC teenager is giving his charity work a modern twist by filming his fundraising efforts so supporters can see first-hand every moment that they have sponsored.

Royal visit: The Queen chats to locals in Barrow after the naming ceremony of HMS Ocean in 1998

Ceremony: The Queen with GEC Maring VSEL Group Managing Director Brian George

Proud: The HMS Ocean design team in 1993

Work in progress: Ocean on the slipway at Kvaerner Govan shipyard on the River Clyde in Glasgow in 1995

Afloat: HMS Ocean in Buccleuch Dock during the fitting out process in 1997

Ship ahoy: Walney Lighthouse keeper Shane Binns watches as HMS Ocean passes by 1996

Naming: The Queen names HMS Ocean

Walkabout: The Queen chats to locals in Barrow

Mighty vessel: HMS Ocean in Buccleuch Dock

Heading out: Ocean being guided by tugs in Buccleuch Dock in 1996

Impressive sight: HMS Ocean towers over Piel Castle on her departure from Barrow in 1996

Below decks: Queen Elizabeth chats to some of the crew on board

Dockside: HMS Ocean in Buccleuch Dock in 1996

 Royal visit: The Queen chats to locals in Barrow after the naming ceremony of HMS Ocean in 1998
Royal visit: The Queen chats to locals in Barrow after the naming ceremony of HMS Ocean in 1998
NOSTALGIA: HMS Ocean sets sail
LAST week the Royal Navy's fleet flagship set sail for the Caribbean loaded with long-term emergency supplies for British territories devastated by the storm Irma.

Goal-getter: Dean Crossman (left) celebrates finding the net for GSK Ulverston Rangers against Askam United LEANNE BOLGER

The White stuff: Andrew Whiteford on the ball for GSK Ulverston Rangers LEANNE BOLGER

Got it: Ulverston's Chris Bolton wins the ball among the Askam defence LEANNE BOLGER

On the attack: Askam United's Kris McLean pushes forward against Ulverston Rangers LEANNE BOLGER

In control: Sam Purslow on the ball for Askam United LEANNE BOLGER

Superfly: Ross Walker goes aerial for Askam United against GSK Ulverston Rangers LEANNE BOLGER

 Goal-getter: Dean Crossman (left) celebrates finding the net for GSK Ulverston Rangers against Askam United LEANNE BOLGER
Goal-getter: Dean Crossman (left) celebrates finding the net for GSK Ulverston Rangers against Askam United LEANNE BOLGER
PICTURE SPECIAL: Nothing to separate Ulverston and Askam
GSK Ulverston Rangers and Askam United played out an entertaining six-goal encounter in West Lancs Division One.

Young talent: Cumbria's Jake Carter JON GRANGER

Walney lad: Adam Ford is in the Cumbria squad LINDSEY DICKINGS

Familiar face: Scotland under-19s head coach Anthony Atherton

 Young talent: Cumbria's Jake Carter JON GRANGER
Young talent: Cumbria's Jake Carter JON GRANGER
Scotland and Cumbria Under-19s go head-to-head in Barrow
ANTHONY Atherton is looking forward to a return to his old stamping ground when Scotland Under-19s take on their Cumbrian counterparts at Craven Park tomorrow (kick-off 11.30am).

Golden boot: England World Cup winner Nobby Stiles, third from left, was the special guest at a sportsmans dinner organised by Barrow Rotary Club in 2007

 Golden boot: England World Cup winner Nobby Stiles, third from left, was the special guest at a sportsmans dinner organised by Barrow Rotary Club in 2007
Golden boot: England World Cup winner Nobby Stiles, third from left, was the special guest at a sportsmans dinner organised by Barrow Rotary Club in 2007
10 YEARS AGO
A graffiti vandal damaged at least 86 Barrow cars, which would cost up to £100,000 in repair bills.

Flying start: Danny Pattinson, pictured playing for Holker Old Boys, has enjoyed a strong start as Millom manager MILTON HAWORTH

Family affair: Danny's brother Jamie Pattinson CHRIS WEST

Goal machine: Carl Waters CHRIS WEST

 Flying start: Danny Pattinson, pictured playing for Holker Old Boys, has enjoyed a strong start as Millom manager MILTON HAWORTH
Flying start: Danny Pattinson, pictured playing for Holker Old Boys, has enjoyed a strong start as Millom manager MILTON HAWORTH
Danny Pattinson on cloud nine after leading Millom to magnificent seven
THE opportunity to take his first steps in management may have come sooner than expected for Danny Pattinson, yet he could hardly have asked for a better start to life in the dugout at Millom.

Mission: Cumbria Wildlife Trust volunteers during a recent beach clean at the South Walney Nature Reserve

Collection: Cumbria Wildlife Trust volunteers at South Walney Nature Reserve

Put to good use: The remainder of the collected rigid beach plastic sent in by Cumbria Wildlife Trust will be recycled in with TerraCycle’s existing waste streams

 Mission: Cumbria Wildlife Trust volunteers during a recent beach clean at the South Walney Nature Reserve
Mission: Cumbria Wildlife Trust volunteers during a recent beach clean at the South Walney Nature Reserve
Walney wildlife lovers contribute to bottle operation head and shoulders above the rest
AN Eco-initiative head and shoulders above the rest is launching the world's first ever recyclable shampoo bottle, thanks in part to wildlife volunteers on Walney.

New look: Technician Rachel Lawrence checking out the smoke machine after the reburbishment of Forum 28, Barrow, in 2007

 New look: Technician Rachel Lawrence checking out the smoke machine after the reburbishment of Forum 28, Barrow, in 2007
New look: Technician Rachel Lawrence checking out the smoke machine after the reburbishment of Forum 28, Barrow, in 2007
10 YEARS AGO
Barrow Raiders went into the end-of-season play-offs with a 30 points to four rugby league win against Featherstone at Craven Park.

Barrow bride Tracy Rezamand was surprised to have her dad, Ray Turner, who lives in a dementia facility in Lancaster, walk her down the aisle ROBYN DURDY/HILL CROFT NURSING HOMES

Barrow bride Tracy Rezamand with her dad Ray Turner ROBYN DURDY/HILL CROFT NURSING HOMES

Barrow bride Tracy Rezamand was surprised to have her dad Ray Turner, who lives in a dementia facility in Lancaster, walk her down the aisle. ROBYN DURDY/HILL CROFT NURSING HOMES

Barrow bride Tracy Rezamand was surprised to have her dad Ray Turner, who lives in a dementia facility in Lancaster, walk her down the aisle. ROBYN DURDY/HILL CROFT NURSING HOMES

 Barrow bride Tracy Rezamand was surprised to have her dad, Ray Turner, who lives in a dementia facility in Lancaster, walk her down the aisle ROBYN DURDY/HILL CROFT NURSING HOMES
Barrow bride Tracy Rezamand was surprised to have her dad, Ray Turner, who lives in a dementia facility in Lancaster, walk her down the aisle ROBYN DURDY/HILL CROFT NURSING HOMES
Barrow bride thrilled to be walked down the aisle by dementia-stricken father
A FATHER living with advanced dementia made his daughter’s dreams come true when he surprised her by turning up to walk her down the aisle.

Barrow fire engine

 Barrow fire engine
Barrow fire engine
Rampside houses flooded after Storm Aileen passes over Cumbria
TORRENTIAL rains which swept across the area as a storm made its way through the county have flooded people's homes in Rampside.

Final showdown: Hindpool Tigers and Askam battle it out for the CJS Knockout Cup tonight JON GRANGER

 Final showdown: Hindpool Tigers and Askam battle it out for the CJS Knockout Cup tonight JON GRANGER
Final showdown: Hindpool Tigers and Askam battle it out for the CJS Knockout Cup tonight JON GRANGER
Askam to wrestle with Tigers in CJS Knockout Cup
ASKAM aim to retain the CJS Knockout Cup tonight when they take on Hindpool Tigers in the final at Craven Park (kick-off 7pm).

Champions: Furness and District Women's Bowling League Division One champions Ulverston Cons. They are (back, from left): Jeanne Tattersall, Ann Anderson, Sue Allan, Audrey Davidson, Pam Bevins, Gillian Balderstone, Laraine Keating, Joyce Athersmith. Front: Thelma McBratney, Angela Athersmith and Audrey Silvester SUBMITTED

Ann's ace: Furness and District Women's Bowling Leagude Division One merit winner Ann Anderson, of Ulverston Cons SUBMITTED

Moor the Merrier: Ladies Evening Bowling League winners Lindal Moor. Winner of the division was Julie Creighton (captain, third from left) SUBMITTED

 Champions: Furness and District Women's Bowling League Division One champions Ulverston Cons. They are (back, from left): Jeanne Tattersall, Ann Anderson, Sue Allan, Audrey Davidson, Pam Bevins, Gillian Balderstone, Laraine Keating, Joyce Athersmith. Front: Thelma McBratney, Angela Athersmith and Audrey Silvester SUBMITTED
Champions: Furness and District Women's Bowling League Division One champions Ulverston Cons. They are (back, from left): Jeanne Tattersall, Ann Anderson, Sue Allan, Audrey Davidson, Pam Bevins, Gillian Balderstone, Laraine Keating, Joyce Athersmith. Front: Thelma McBratney, Angela Athersmith and Audrey Silvester SUBMITTED
King Alfred seal Division Two title in Furness Women's bowls league
KING Alfred A were crowned Furness and District Women’s Bowling League Division Two champions thanks to a 10-2 victory at Askam A, with Hawcoat Park A finishing as runners-up.

Colours: The calm after Storm Aileen passes over the UK. A rainbow over St Mary's Lighthouse near Whitley Bay in Tyne and Wear

Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

 Colours: The calm after Storm Aileen passes over the UK. A rainbow over St Mary's Lighthouse near Whitley Bay in Tyne and Wear Owen Humphreys/PA Wire
Colours: The calm after Storm Aileen passes over the UK. A rainbow over St Mary's Lighthouse near Whitley Bay in Tyne and Wear Owen Humphreys/PA Wire
Torrential rain sweeps Cumbria after Storm Aileen hits
TORRENTIAL and persistent rain caused some localised flooding as Storm Aileen swept through south Cumbria.

Assistance: Darren Steeley's father helping his son and daughter-in-law to clean up the mess caused by flash floods last night in Derby Street, Barrow

Clean-up: 2012 Flooding

Then: 2012 Flooding at Tesco Metro, Flass Lane

Chaos: 2012 flooding in Abbey Road

Splash: 2012 flooding in Park Road

 Assistance: Darren Steeley's father helping his son and daughter-in-law to clean up the mess caused by flash floods last night in Derby Street, Barrow
Assistance: Darren Steeley's father helping his son and daughter-in-law to clean up the mess caused by flash floods last night in Derby Street, Barrow
Family clean up home for third time after flash floods
A FAMILY have had to clean up their home for the third time after heavy rain last night caused flash flooding.

Winning ways: Greg Barnard-Mackenzie celebrates as he crosses the line to win the Hoad Hill Harriers autumn one-mile fun run

Top-three: The podium finishers in the Hoad Hil one-mile fun run. They are (from left): Justin Corbishley (third), Greg Barnard-Mackenzie (first) and Nathan Ritchie (second)

Flying Fleming: Fifth-placed runner Blake Fleming, of host club Hoad Hill Harriers

Pacing away: Hoad Hill's Amelia Thompson on her way to a fourth-placed girls finish

Off we go: The young athletes enjoying the pace of the Hoad Hill one-mile fun run

Top efforts: Junior runners Imogen Burrow (right) Olesia Winder finished first and second respectively in the senior women's race

Packed field: Hoad Hill Harriers runners at the heart of the fun run field

Young guns: The youngsters in the Hoad Hill Harriers one-mile fun run field

Here they come: Children make all the running in the Hoad Hill one-mile race

Flying out of the blocks: A fast start to the one-mile fun run

Flooding forward: Runners in the Hoad Hill Harriers one-mile fun run

Setting the pace: Runners in the Hoad Hill Harriers autumn one-mile fun run

Run for fun: Young runners enjoy the one-mile Hoad Hill fun run

First home: Greg Barnard-Mackenzie crosses the line

 Winning ways: Greg Barnard-Mackenzie celebrates as he crosses the line to win the Hoad Hill Harriers autumn one-mile fun run
Winning ways: Greg Barnard-Mackenzie celebrates as he crosses the line to win the Hoad Hill Harriers autumn one-mile fun run
PICTURE SPECIAL: Walney ace Greg flies to victory in Ulverston one-mile race
WALNEY Windcheetahs' Greg Bardnard-Mackenzie win a thrilling finish to claim victory in Glaxo Hoad Hill Harriers' one-mile autumn fun run.

Taking aim: Twins Caitlin and Sian McMahon, of Barrow's Sacred Heart School, trying out their skills at LazerZone in 2007

 Taking aim: Twins Caitlin and Sian McMahon, of Barrow's Sacred Heart School, trying out their skills at LazerZone in 2007
Taking aim: Twins Caitlin and Sian McMahon, of Barrow's Sacred Heart School, trying out their skills at LazerZone in 2007
10 YEARS AGO
A detached house at Foxfield Road, Broughton, was offered for sale at £395,000. A newly-built terraced house at Chapelfield, North Scale, Walney, was £225,000.