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Shopping trolley thief to appear in court
MAGISTRATES are due to hear the case of a man accused of stealing trolleys full of supermarket shopping on two separate occasions.

Family fun: Crowds for a Pierrot show in James Dunn Park, Walney, in 1906 SUBMITTED dunn-mar-25

Visiting performers: The Bliss and Bliss Pierrots pictured in Barrow SUBMITTED dunn-mar-25

Local talent: The Walney Royal Pierrots around 1910 SUBMITTED dunn-mar-25

Early days: This Edwardian view across James Dunn Park shows the Fery Hotel on the left and the Walney ferry station on the right SUBMITTED dunn-mar-25

Park life: Youngsters at James Dunn Park, Walney, around 1905 SUBMITTED dunn-mar-25


          Family fun: Crowds for a Pierrot show in James Dunn Park, Walney, in 1906 SUBMITTED dunn-mar-25
Family fun: Crowds for a Pierrot show in James Dunn Park, Walney, in 1906 SUBMITTED dunn-mar-25
The Walney park named after a Vickers director
THE Vickerstown Park, on the Promenade facing Walney’s Jubilee Bridge, should more properly be called James Dunn Park.

Complaints: Maureen Slater has taken issue with how Walney is being represented in local government

Photo: ASHTON BOWRON

 Complaints: Maureen Slater has taken issue with how Walney is being represented in local government Photo: ASHTON BOWRON
Complaints: Maureen Slater has taken issue with how Walney is being represented in local government Photo: ASHTON BOWRON
LETTER: We need action, not words from our Walney councillor
REGARDING comments and claims made by Cllr Frank Cassidy in the recent Walney Newsletter , I would like to air my views.

Four-year-old Tilly Lawson in fancy dress for Red Nose Day. (Hindpool Nursery)

Croftlands Junior School held a “Topsy Turvy Day” for Red Nose Day.

Ameila Butterfield (centre with pals Hannah Atkinson and Olivia Knagg wait to get a phone call from Sara Cox after Sara had raised almost £1million in a danceathon for comic relief. MILTON HAWORTH. 23th March 2017.For immediate release

RED NOSE DAY LYNWOOD Lynwood nursery is selling red noses and the first pupil to get one picked out the rare silver nose - Frankinose. LEANNE BOLGER

RED NOSE DAY LYNWOOD Lynwood nursery. LEANNE BOLGER

RED NOSE DAY --- Children at Happy Tots Day Nursery taking part in activities th8is week for Red Nose DayLINDSEY DICKINGS

COMIC RELIEF: Matilda Wharton-Hayward ready for Red Nose Day at Dalton St Mary's School

Ramsden Infants pupils Tulisa Brooke, six, and Farrah Price, three with their 'crazy hair for Comic Relief'

COMIC RELIEF: Luiz Da Silva, six, a pupil at South Walney Infant School

COMIC RELIEF: Elsa Casson, four, a pupil at Askam Village School

Victoria Infants School pupil Taylan (five) and her sister Teigan (nine) Caine who attends Victoria Academy

COMIC RELIEF: Eve Locke, 18, a pupil at George Hastwell School on Walney

COMIC RELIEF: Tilly Robinson, a pupil from Brisbane Park School

Gym goers at Ulverston Leisure Centre get into the Red Nose Day Spirit. Submitted

Ruby Whitehouse, who goes to Greengate Juniors all dressed up. Submitted

 Four-year-old Tilly Lawson in fancy dress for Red Nose Day. (Hindpool Nursery)
Four-year-old Tilly Lawson in fancy dress for Red Nose Day. (Hindpool Nursery)
Comic Relief readers' photos

Late fitness test: Barrow Island's Ryan Clegg MILTON HAWORTH

 Late fitness test: Barrow Island's Ryan Clegg MILTON HAWORTH
Late fitness test: Barrow Island's Ryan Clegg MILTON HAWORTH
Millom and Barrow Island look for NCL victory
MILLOM hope their first win of the season will be just the start of better things to come, while Barrow Island plan to put last weekend’s late collapse behind them tomorrow.

Analysis: An officer at the Cumbria Police Digital Media Investigation Unit at police headquaters in Penrith processing data from seized computer hard-drives and digital devices DAVID HOLLINS

Dedicated: Cumbria Police Digital Media Investigation Unit at police headquaters in Penrith DAVID HOLLINS

Proactive: Detective Superintendent Lesley Hanson

 Analysis: An officer at the Cumbria Police Digital Media Investigation Unit at police headquaters in Penrith processing data from seized computer hard-drives and digital devices DAVID HOLLINS
Analysis: An officer at the Cumbria Police Digital Media Investigation Unit at police headquaters in Penrith processing data from seized computer hard-drives and digital devices DAVID HOLLINS
Charity warns child sex offences at 'all-time high' in Cumbria
CHILD sex offences are at an "all-time high", a charity has warned, after figures revealed a large increase in the number of cases across the county.

DAMON ALBARN: Damon Albarn

 DAMON ALBARN: Damon Albarn
DAMON ALBARN: Damon Albarn
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Winning ways: Crooklands Casuals won all their group matches in the Barrow JFL Under-sevens Spring Trophy LEANNE BOLGER

Footwork: Owen Carmoclyon the ball for Dalton in the Barrow JFL Under-sevens Spring Trophy LEANNE BOLGER

Hit it Harry: Dalton's Harry Lupton on the attack against Ulverston Rangers LEANNE BOLGER

Trickery: Walney Island Blues' Leah Santos takes play forward at Furness College LEANNE BOLGER

A Shaw thing: Rohan Shaw in action for Furness Cavaliers under-sevens LEANNE BOLGER

Super-Mac: Vickerstown's Leon McDonald with the ball at his feet LEANNE BOLGER

Watching brief: Substitutes wait for their chance in the Barrow Junior Football League Under-sevens Spring Trophy LEANNE BOLGER

Mellow Yellows: Walney Island Yellows at the Barrow JFL Under-sevens Spring Trophy LEANNE BOLGER

Daring Dalton: Dalton Juniors at the Barrow JFL Under-sevens Spring Trophy LEANNE BOLGER

Green machine:Holker Old Boys at the Barrow JFL Under-sevens Spring Trophy LEANNE BOLGER

Into Rover-time: Furness Rovers at the Barrow JFL Under-sevens Spring Trophy LEANNE BOLGER

Earning their stripes: Millom Blacks reacy for action at Furness College LEANNE BOLGER

Roving Rangers: Ulverston Rangers at the Barrow JFL Under-sevens Spring Trophy LEANNE BOLGER LEANNE BOLGER

Millom matters: Millom Reds reacy for action at Furness College LEANNE BOLGER

 Winning ways: Crooklands Casuals won all their group matches in the Barrow JFL Under-sevens Spring Trophy LEANNE BOLGER
Winning ways: Crooklands Casuals won all their group matches in the Barrow JFL Under-sevens Spring Trophy LEANNE BOLGER
PICTURE SPECIAL: Barrow JFL kids have Spring in their step for trophy competition
SOME heavy showers - not to mention strong gales - may have postponed the finale, but the Barrow Junior Football League Spring Trophy has brought dozens of young players into action.

Emergency services at the scene near the Dock Museum. Picture: Furness Coastguard

 Emergency services at the scene near the Dock Museum. Picture: Furness Coastguard
Emergency services at the scene near the Dock Museum. Picture: Furness Coastguard
'Despondent' Barrow woman near Walney Channel arrested on suspicion of causing public nuisance
A WOMAN from Barrow was arrested on suspicion of causing a public nuisance after coastguard and lifeboat volunteers, police and paramedics were called to reports of a 'despondent' female near Walney Channel.

Care: Some elderly patients are given specialist residential care out of the county

Photo: John Stillwell/PA Wire

Agony: Madge Bazely faced a 250-mile round trip to see her husband who was being cared for in Wakefield

Photo: MILTON HAWORTH

 Care: Some elderly patients are given specialist residential care out of the county Photo: John Stillwell/PA Wire
Care: Some elderly patients are given specialist residential care out of the county Photo: John Stillwell/PA Wire
Cost of out of county elderly care soars above £1m
MORE than £1m has been spent sending elderly people to be cared for out of the county since 2015 - because the services they need are not available here.

Emergency services at the scene near the Dock Museum. Picture: Furness Coastguard

 Emergency services at the scene near the Dock Museum. Picture: Furness Coastguard
Emergency services at the scene near the Dock Museum. Picture: Furness Coastguard
Emergency services called after two 'despondent' women spotted near Walney Channel
COASTGUARD and lifeboat volunteers, police and paramedics were called after two women were seen near Walney Channel.

Campaign: The Barrow and Furness Labour Party has chosen its candidates for the Cumbria County Council elections that will be held on May 4

 Campaign: The Barrow and Furness Labour Party has chosen its candidates for the Cumbria County Council elections that will be held on May 4
Campaign: The Barrow and Furness Labour Party has chosen its candidates for the Cumbria County Council elections that will be held on May 4
Labour reveals Furness election hopefuls
THE Barrow and Furness Labour Party has chosen its candidates for the Cumbria County Council elections that will be held on May 4.

Party time: St Partick's Day celebration and birthday party to mark three years of Wagtails pre-school at North Walney Primary School

Irish theme: St Patrick's Day celebrations at Roose Primary School

Dressed up: St Patrick's Day celebrations at Roose Primary School

Dance lessons: St Patrick's Day celebrations at Roose Primary School

Nursery fun: St Partick's Day celebration and birthday party to mark three years of Wagtails pre-school at North Walney Primary School

 Party time: St Partick's Day celebration and birthday party to mark three years of Wagtails pre-school at North Walney Primary School
Party time: St Partick's Day celebration and birthday party to mark three years of Wagtails pre-school at North Walney Primary School
Pupils enjoy St Patrick's Day celebrations
SCHOOLS donned emerald outfits to celebrate St Patrick's Day.

Remembering: The dedication service for the memorial to walkers and climbers on Great Gable in 1924 SUBMITTED rock-mar-21

Memorial: Part of the dedication service on Great Gable in 1924 SUBMITTED rock-mar-21

Tribute: The original bronze plaque which was placed on Great Gable in 1924 SUBMITTED rock-mar-21

New details: Changes needed to be made to the memorial as extra information emerged about walkers and climbers who died SUBMITTED rock-mar-21

Early days: John Wilson Robinson was a pioneer of Lake District rock climbing and reached the top of Pillar in 1882 SUBMITTED rock-mar-21

Military service: The 1915 war edition of the journal of the Fell and Rock Climbing Club SUBMITTED rock-mar-21

Shared interest: Members of the Fell and Rock Climbing Club at Coniston in 1909 SUBMITTED rock-mar-21

Background research: This booklet about wartime members of the Fell and Rock Climbing Club accompanies the Barrow exhibition SUBMITTED rock-mar-21

Casualty: A stained glass window dedicated to Siegfried Herford at the Eskdale Outward Bound School SUBMITTED rock-mar-21

 Remembering: The dedication service for the memorial to walkers and climbers on Great Gable in 1924 SUBMITTED rock-mar-21
Remembering: The dedication service for the memorial to walkers and climbers on Great Gable in 1924 SUBMITTED rock-mar-21
Memorial to climbers on show at Barrow Archive
THE First World War service of Furness and Lakeland climbers and walkers features in a new exhibition on show at Barrow.

Going for the line: Stuart Tippett about to score for Walney Centrral against Glasson Rangers ASHTON BOWRON

Pick a pass: Liam Finch spreads play ASHTON BOWRON

Strong defence: Matty Elliott makes a tackle ASHTON BOWRON

On the charge: Adam Nicholson ASHTON BOWRON

Bursting through: Adam Nicholson ASHTON BOWRON

Stretching over: Stuart Tippett ASHTON BOWRON

Breakthrough: Stuart Tippett ASHTON BOWRON

On the run: Jordan Staffieri ASHTON BOWRON

Touchdown: Stuart Tippett ASHTON BOWRON

 Going for the line: Stuart Tippett about to score for Walney Centrral against Glasson Rangers ASHTON BOWRON
Going for the line: Stuart Tippett about to score for Walney Centrral against Glasson Rangers ASHTON BOWRON
PICTURE SPECIAL: Mike Elliott does trick for Walney Central
WALNEY Central cruised into the final of the Cumbria Cup and set up a date with Hensingham in the west of the county following their 62-8 victory over Glasson at Central Drive.

ABBEY ROAD CLOSED -- Roadworks will start on Abbey Road for 2 weeks on the 20th of March, to allow the road to be resurfaced. A one way system will be put in place to allow traffic to pass. Tuesday 14th March 2017 LINDSEY DICKINGS

 ABBEY ROAD CLOSED -- Roadworks will start on Abbey Road for 2 weeks on the 20th of March, to allow the road to be resurfaced. A one way system will be put in place to allow traffic to pass. Tuesday 14th March 2017 LINDSEY DICKINGS
ABBEY ROAD CLOSED -- Roadworks will start on Abbey Road for 2 weeks on the 20th of March, to allow the road to be resurfaced. A one way system will be put in place to allow traffic to pass. Tuesday 14th March 2017 LINDSEY DICKINGS
Motorists expected to face traffic delays on evening commute
Motorists in Furness are likely to be hit with delays as they make their way home from work tonight.

Have a go: Hawcoat Park's Jake Rees fires a shot towards the Burscough goal ASHTON BOWRON

On the ball: Ben Stoker tries to create something for Hawcoat Park ASHTON BOWRON

Get it across: Zack Walker looks to make a cross ASHTON BOWRON

The chase: Mike Melia ASHTON BOWRON

Slide away: Zack Walker slides in ASHTON BOWRON

Heads go up: Action from Saturday's clash between Hawcoat Park and Burscough ASHTON BOWRON

Corner ball: Zack Walker ASHTON BOWRON

 Have a go: Hawcoat Park's Jake Rees fires a shot towards the Burscough goal ASHTON BOWRON
Have a go: Hawcoat Park's Jake Rees fires a shot towards the Burscough goal ASHTON BOWRON
Hawcoat Park off target in only game to beat the weather
ONLY one local match survived the heavy rainfall on Friday as the ever-dependable Hawcoat Park was deemed fit to play on as Park, fresh from progressing to the Presidents Cup final in midweek, welcomed Burscough Richmond for a West Lancs Division One clash.

Job done: Paul Crarey watches the action as Barrow beat Keighley 20-0 JON GRANGER

 Job done: Paul Crarey watches the action as Barrow beat Keighley 20-0 JON GRANGER
Job done: Paul Crarey watches the action as Barrow beat Keighley 20-0 JON GRANGER
Raiders boss Paul Crarey pleased to see his team's patience rewarded with Challenge Cup victory
PAUL Crarey was pleased to see Barrow Raiders’ patience after half-time pay off as they overcame Keighley Cougars 20-0 to reach the fifth round of the Challenge Cup.

Rotary BAE Systems Technology Tournament 2017, held at Hawcoat Park. // Pictured: John Ruskin School intermediate team ready to put their mole through the challenge - (l-r) Hari Gill and Harry Oliver Friday 17th March 2017 LINDSEY DICKINGS

Finding a way: Dowdales School intermediate team watch as their 'mole' is put through its paces LINDSEY DICKINGS

Tunnel vision: Walney School intermediate team testing their' mole' Friday 17th March 2017 LINDSEY DICKINGS

Team spirit: Dowdales School intermediate team. From left: Joe Taylor, Emma McDonald, Hannah Taylor and Craig Cooper LINDSEY DICKINGS

Getting the details right: Hannah Taylor LINDSEY DICKINGS

Measuring up: Joe Taylor LINDSEY DICKINGS

Laying plans: Barrow Sixth Form College advanced team. From left: Sofia Tentativa, Alyx Dickie, Robyn Halcrow and Emily MacDonald LINDSEY DICKINGS

Pulling together: The busy hall as the teams get to work on their challenge LINDSEY DICKINGS

Many hands: One of the staff teams - named The Golden Moles - working on their design LINDSEY DICKINGS

Focused: One of the staff teams - named The Golden Moles - working on their design LINDSEY DICKINGS

Tunnel vision: Hari Gill, left, and Harry Oliver from John Ruskin School intermediate team ready to put their mole through the challenge - (l-r) Friday 17th March 2017 LINDSEY DICKINGS

 Rotary BAE Systems Technology Tournament 2017, held at Hawcoat Park. // Pictured: John Ruskin School intermediate team ready to put their mole through the challenge - (l-r) Hari Gill and Harry Oliver Friday 17th March 2017 LINDSEY DICKINGS
Rotary BAE Systems Technology Tournament 2017, held at Hawcoat Park. // Pictured: John Ruskin School intermediate team ready to put their mole through the challenge - (l-r) Hari Gill and Harry Oliver Friday 17th March 2017 LINDSEY DICKINGS
Students engineer success at technology tournament
TALENTED young people joined forces to take on an engineering challenge.

Weather troubles: Hawcoat was the only ground in Barrow fit for West Lancs amateur football action on Saturday JON GRANGER

 Weather troubles: Hawcoat was the only ground in Barrow fit for West Lancs amateur football action on Saturday JON GRANGER
Weather troubles: Hawcoat was the only ground in Barrow fit for West Lancs amateur football action on Saturday JON GRANGER
Weather wipes out South Cumbrian amateur football action – only Hawcoat an Walney survive
PERSISTENT rain across South Cumbria has seen the majority of Saturday’s amateur football action wiped out.

Ready to launch: Scarlet Falle, left, and Olivia Dixon from St George's CE Primary School fire rockets they have made as part of British Science Week on West Shore beach on Walney LEANNE BOLGER

Experimenting: Lexi Smyth-Tyson, left, and Rhianna Richardson with their rocket and measuring tool LEANNE BOLGER

Rocket man: Teacher Anthony Costa at the rocket launch pad, Walney LEANNE BOLGER

Clued up: Theo Powell, left, and Alex Allen visited Barrow police station to learn abut forensic science. They also got a tour of the new station LINDSEY DICKINGS

Police squad: Pupils from St George's CE Primary School durign their visit to Barrow police station LINDSEY DICKINGS

Tour of duty: Pupils enjoy their tour of the new station LINDSEY DICKINGS

Having a blast: Pupils from St George's watching an experiment ANTHONY COSTA

 Ready to launch: Scarlet Falle, left, and Olivia Dixon from St George's CE Primary School fire rockets they have made as part of British Science Week on West Shore beach on Walney LEANNE BOLGER
Ready to launch: Scarlet Falle, left, and Olivia Dixon from St George's CE Primary School fire rockets they have made as part of British Science Week on West Shore beach on Walney LEANNE BOLGER
School gets experimental in the name of science
SCHOOLS across the country have been donning their lab coats and safety goggles and getting into an experimental mood for British Science Week.

Team talk: Ulverston coach Phil Atkinson is hoping to mastermind victory over Hensingham in the Cumbria Cup semi-final MILTON HAWORTH

 Team talk: Ulverston coach Phil Atkinson is hoping to mastermind victory over Hensingham in the Cumbria Cup semi-final MILTON HAWORTH
Team talk: Ulverston coach Phil Atkinson is hoping to mastermind victory over Hensingham in the Cumbria Cup semi-final MILTON HAWORTH
Ulverston and Walney Central aim to set up Cumbria Cup final showdown
IT is a big day for Ulverston and Walney Cents tomorrow, as they bid to reach the Cumbria Cup final.

At the double: Andy Whiteford scored twice for his new club GSK Ulverston Rangers in their 3-1 win at Lytham Town CHRIS WEST

 At the double: Andy Whiteford scored twice for his new club GSK Ulverston Rangers in their 3-1 win at Lytham Town CHRIS WEST
At the double: Andy Whiteford scored twice for his new club GSK Ulverston Rangers in their 3-1 win at Lytham Town CHRIS WEST
Ulverston Rangers revival faces toughest test yet
THE recent revival at GSK Ulverston Rangers faces its toughest test yet tomorrow when the West Lancashire League Division One bottom side host second-placed Haslingden St Mary’s.

Winning smiles; The Newton School team who won the Key Steps One gymnastics finals at Furness Academy. They are (from left): Owen Carmody, Scarlett Fisher, Chloe Sharp and Layla Coburn LINDSEY DICKINGS

Safe landing: Lindal and Marton's Esmess Pybis performs on vault for the winning Key Steps Two team LINDSEY DICKINGS

Winning moves: Gracie-Jo Hartley, from Yarlside Academy, on vault for the winning Key Steps Two team LINDSEY DICKINGS

Lokking up: Lily Code, from Burlington Church of England Primary School, displays on floor LINDSEY DICKINGS

Gone Fishin': Scarlett Fisher, from Newton Primary School, perfoms on floor as the team head to victory LINDSEY DICKINGS

Flying high: Will Broome clears the vault for Burlington Church of England Primary School in the Furness Key Steps Three competition LINDSEY DICKINGS

Have Faith: Faith Cockin, from Dalton St Mary's, performs her vault routine at Key Steps One LINDSEY DICKINGS

Zach attack: Zachary Faben, from Dalton St Mary's, on the floor in the Key Steps One competition LINDSEY DICKINGS

With good Grace: Grace Hartley, from Low Furness, concentrates on the vault at ket Steps One LINDSEY DICKINGS

Flying finish: Sam Sibley, from Low Furness, comes off the vault LINDSEY DICKINGS

Pushing up: Ellissa Hill, from Yarlside Academy, on floor in the Key Steps One event at Furness Academy LINDSEY DICKINGS

Knees-up: Damon Manson, from Yarlside Academy, on the floor LINDSEY DICKINGS

Balancing act: Joshua Walker, from Lindal and Marton, on the vault LINDSEY DICKINGS

On top of her game: Lindal and Marton's Esmess Pybis performs on vault for the winning Key Steps Two team LINDSEY DICKINGS

Well-poised: Lindal and Marton's Esmess Pybis performs on vault for the winning Key Steps Two team LINDSEY DICKINGS

Jump on board: Lindal and Marton's Esmess Pybis performs on vault for the winning Key Steps Two team LINDSEY DICKINGS

Crack the Code: Lily Code, from Burlington Church of England Primary School, displays on floor LINDSEY DICKINGS

Rocking: Newton Primary School's Layla Coburn shows her floor ability LINDSEY DICKINGS

Walney wonders: The South Walney Infant and School Key Steps One team at the Furness Schools gymnastics finals LINDSEY DICKINGS

Balanced approach: Kayla Rigg, from Dalton St Mary's, performs her vault routine at Key Steps One LINDSEY DICKINGS

Climb aboard: Ezri Kitchin leaps on to the vault for the winning Lindal and Marton Key Steps Two team at Furness Academy LINDSEY DICKINGS

Hands out: Yarlside Academy's Ellie Walker in the Key Steps One floor routine LINDSEY DICKINGS

 Winning smiles; The Newton School team who won the Key Steps One gymnastics finals at Furness Academy. They are (from left): Owen Carmody, Scarlett Fisher, Chloe Sharp and Layla Coburn LINDSEY DICKINGS
Winning smiles; The Newton School team who won the Key Steps One gymnastics finals at Furness Academy. They are (from left): Owen Carmody, Scarlett Fisher, Chloe Sharp and Layla Coburn LINDSEY DICKINGS
PICTURE SPECIAL: Furness schools win through to Cumbria gymnastics finals
FOUR schools won the honour to represent Furness in the Cumbria School Games after an intense gymnastics final.

Best feet forward: Organisers Sheila Bull, Stan Aspinall, Linda Marshall, Christine Quiggin and David Walton, pictured in The Gill are putting the finishing touches to this year's Ulverston WalkFest LEANNE BOLGER

Scenic: The Hoad seen at sunrise from the south end of Walney, with Rampside Church in the foreground JIM RAVEN

Accessible: "Many walks take in local and industrial history and give walkers an insight to the rich heritage of the area," says WalkFest committee member Stan Aspinall LEANNE BOLGER

 Best feet forward: Organisers Sheila Bull, Stan Aspinall, Linda Marshall, Christine Quiggin and David Walton, pictured in The Gill are putting the finishing touches to this year's Ulverston WalkFest LEANNE BOLGER
Best feet forward: Organisers Sheila Bull, Stan Aspinall, Linda Marshall, Christine Quiggin and David Walton, pictured in The Gill are putting the finishing touches to this year's Ulverston WalkFest LEANNE BOLGER
Ulverston WalkFest making big strides to attract greater numbers
A POPULAR walking festival is to return this spring with organisers hopeful it will draw its biggest crowds yet.

Success: Jackie Daniel, chief executive of the University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust

HARRY ATKINSON

Apprenticeships: Furness General Hospital in Barrow

LINDSEY DICKINGS

 Success: Jackie Daniel, chief executive of the University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust HARRY ATKINSON
Success: Jackie Daniel, chief executive of the University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust HARRY ATKINSON
Hospital apprentices take first step towards nursing degree
A WAVE of healthcare apprentices from the area's hospitals are taking a step towards a nursing degree after completing their training on the wards.

Groundwork: Work to prevent flooding at the Lindal Dip is making good progress

 Groundwork: Work to prevent flooding at the Lindal Dip is making good progress
Groundwork: Work to prevent flooding at the Lindal Dip is making good progress
Roadworks driving Furness motorists to distraction
LONG-SUFFERING motorists are having their patience stretched to breaking point as roadworks continue to blight the roads of Furness and the South Lakes.

Skipping Saint: St Paul's Cameron Askew breaks away from Newbarns' Ben Ridgway on the 3G pitches at Pulse LINDSEY DICKINGS

Scramble: Newbarns goalkeeper Charlie McGlown (right) stands ready for action as defenders Luke Ellis (second left) and Adam Downward (second right) try to stop St Paul's attackers Ollie Trewin (left) and Owen McDonald LINDSEY DICKINGS

New dawn: newbarns' Lucas Mawdsley (right) cuts inside to go past South Walney's Lachlan Evans in the schools league competition at Pulse LINDSEY DICKINGS

Got it: Newbarns keeper Charlie McGlown takes te ball from a South Walney striker LINDSEY DICKINGS

Ryan mighty: South Walney's Ryan Kellett (centre) goes through the Newbarns line LINDSEY DICKINGS

Under watchful eyes: South Walney's Owen Spencer and Newbarns' Luke Ellis contest possession at Pulse LINDSEY DICKINGS

Stuck in: Newbarns' Sonny Leech-Clarke (left) and South Walney's Hadley Turner chse the ball down LINDSEY DICKINGS

Battling Saints: St Paul's player Cameron Askew (left) contests possession with Newbarns' Ben Ridgway LINDSEY DICKINGS

Roll with it: Newbarns goalkeeper Charlie McGlown LINDSEY DICKINGS

 Skipping Saint: St Paul's Cameron Askew breaks away from Newbarns' Ben Ridgway on the 3G pitches at Pulse LINDSEY DICKINGS
Skipping Saint: St Paul's Cameron Askew breaks away from Newbarns' Ben Ridgway on the 3G pitches at Pulse LINDSEY DICKINGS
PICTURE SPECIAL: Barrow Schools battle it out for football honours at Pulse
THE football pulse has been beating strongly among Barrow primary schools as 24 teams battle it out in a new seven-a-side league.

Expansion: Parkside GGI Academy

Neighbouring school: Greengate Junior School, Greengate Street, Barrow

'Improving choice: Caroline Walker

 Expansion: Parkside GGI Academy
Expansion: Parkside GGI Academy
Barrow infant school's age range extension approval described as "disappointing" by neighbouring junior school
A CONTROVERSIAL decision to allow an infant and nursery school to extend its age range to take juniors has been described as "disappointing" by a neighbouring junior school on the same street.

Digging in: Hannah Brackston, the artist in residence, with volunteer Jack Roskell as they clear a an old pathway to enable wheelchair access for a four-day archaelogical dig in two weeks' time MILTON HAWORTH

Food for thought: Hannah Brackston of the Allotment Soup Project LEANNE BOLGER

Grow your own: A raised bed at the allotment LEANNE BOLGER

Putting down roots: Trees planted at the Allotment Soup Project field off Mill Lane, Walney LEANNE BOLGER

 Digging in: Hannah Brackston, the artist in residence, with volunteer Jack Roskell as they clear a an old pathway to enable wheelchair access for a four-day archaelogical dig in two weeks' time MILTON HAWORTH
Digging in: Hannah Brackston, the artist in residence, with volunteer Jack Roskell as they clear a an old pathway to enable wheelchair access for a four-day archaelogical dig in two weeks' time MILTON HAWORTH
Gardeners on track to uncover buried secrets on Walney
A MAJOR clean-up operation was launched as gardeners began preparing to look back in time.
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