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Monday, 01 September 2014

UVHS TV stars

50016410B000 Two school pupils are proving a hit in the entertainment world with their new online show.

Romans came, they saw, they conquered Newton

50016663B005 A VILLAGE found itself under invasion by the Roman Army.

Quick on the draw

50016452B002 CHILDREN doodled away yesterday as they took part in a national charity event.

Residents up in arms at plans to enlarge villages

50016450B002 SCORES of residents protested against planned developments in their communities. (2 comments)

Woof justice for dynamic dog duo Dex and Bailey

0573710 TWO of Cumbria police’s newest four-legged recruits are starring in their own online diary.

Sing-a-long brings community together

THE heart-warming voices of children entertained a large crowd during a national singing day. (4 comments)

Cannabis factory

50016061B000 DRUG squad cops are keeping an open mind over whether the discovery of a £1m abandoned cannabis factory is linked to similar local drugs farms raided in recent years. (3 comments)

Torchlight procession takes Barrow church outside

EM St James church candlemass/A50016123B005.jpg THE night streets in a Furness community were aglow as over 100 adults and children came together for their annual Candlemass procession.

Fell Top Assessors

Nicola Park joined Fell Top Assessor, Jon Bennett, on his daily hike to the top of Helvellyn.

Protesters vow to fight forest sell-off

EM Our forests are not for sale/A0573404.jpg “OUR forests are not for sale” was the message given loudly and clearly by around 1,000 protesters who gathered yesterday to fight government plans to sell off Forestry Commission land. (2 comments)

Fell top assessors

Nicola Park climbs Helvellyn with fell top assessor, Jon Bennett.

National hugging day

50015705B002 Molly Lynch embraces the concept of national hugging day.

Last memory of a Barrow icon

EM BAE crane demolition/0571883.jpg IT was synonymous with the Barrow skyline; a towering tribute to the town’s shipbuilding heritage which stood for decades. (3 comments)

The Bield, Ulverston

The Bield/A0570406.jpg THE Evans family have called The Bield at Newland, near Ulverston, home for the last 20 years.

Snow returns to the area.

0567519 Snow returns to the area. (1 comment)

What a rotter of an otter

An otter caught on a security camera stealing fish from a pond.

Pothole hotline inundated with calls following big freeze

Potholes photo CALLS to Cumbria’s pothole hotline have more than doubled in the wake of the deep freeze that gripped the county. (8 comments)

Set for Great North Swim

AA0502585 Dates set for the 2011 Great North Swim.

A595 horror crash

50014976B012 A MAN was taken to hospital following a crash on the A595.

Ambush rolls out

50015138B000 THE second Astute-class submarine made its open air debut in Barrow yesterday – without an audience to appreciate it. (3 comments)

Petrol prices hit the pocket

EM Petrol Prices hit the pocket OIL prices – combined with the weak pound against the US dollar – have seen petrol prices rise by an average of 1.7p a litre across the UK in the last week, according to the AA. (4 comments)

Beer Goggles

0568791 STOOD there beside a bright orange bike in a freezing Barrow car park, my head was filled with thoughts of grazed knees, a bumped head and an overall feeling of humiliation if I came tumbling off.

BT Call Centre Demo

50014634B002 ANGRY protestors held a demo to save a call centre threatened with closure.

Light up a life

0567931 FAMILIES attended a special remembrance service to remember lost loved ones.

Ramsden Infants

50014239B004 Pupils having lessons in the snow at one of the few open schools in South Cumbria.

Moonlight Walk

0567935 SANTAS and elves pounded the streets at night in aid of charity.

Protest

50013938B001 ANARCHISTS won the support of motorists with their “Cuts for the rich – not the poor” message from above a busy bypass. (6 comments)

Animals Brave the Snow

50014072B012 at the South Lakes Wild Animal Park

Dashing Santas

EM Santa Dash 2010/A50013831B007.jpg OVER 50 Santas ran through the streets of Ulverston to raise money for charity.

Dalton Xmas Lights

50013844B001 THOUSANDS of people lined the streets of Dalton to help bring Christmas cheer to the town.

MP shows true grit and praises staff

50014111B001 Barrow and Furness MP, John Woodcock praised Furness grit workers. (5 comments)

Fishy goings on

Evening Mail reporter Emma Preston, discovered some fishy goings on in Barrow.

Huge turnout for Barrow Christmas lights switch-on

EM Barrow Christmas lights switch on 2010/A50013561B008.jpg HUNDREDS of people excitedly counted down to the Christmas lights switch-on in Barrow. (1 comment)

The people behind Walney's wind power

50013692B023 ONE of the world’s biggest windfarms, being built 10 miles off Barrow, should start generating power in time for Christmas.

Cumbria Floods cost more than £275m

A0512040_2 FIGURES released today, on the first anniversary of the Cumbria floods, (19th) show the total estimated cost of the damage is thought to be more than £275m.

Garry Schofield joins Barrow Raiders

50013488B003 GARRY Schofield, OBE, is convinced Barrow RL have the ambition and the players capable of turning their Super League dream into reality.

Fire in Arthur St

0563743 FIREFIGHTERS smashed their way into a derelict house to extinguish a malicious blaze.

Man in roof fall horror

50013484B002 A MAN was rescued after a horror fall from a roof.

Floods damage recently refurbished inn

EM Farmers Arms, Lowick THE entire ground floor of a Lakeland inn was flooded after water flowed in through a window.

Golden poppy winner has two reasons to celebrate

50012931B003 A CHARITY competition winner is now the proud owner of a golden poppy to match her newborn great-granddaughter’s name. (1 comment)

Grange hotelier's Japanese garden gold bid.

0559012 A SOUTH Lakes gardener is ready to go head-to-head with contenders from across the world.

World Cup bronze

0559013 A SOUTH Lakes hotelier has won a bronze medal at an international gardening competition.

Ulverston saxophonist's Simon Cowell dream

50012754B004 AN Ulverston schoolgirl is waiting to see if she has earned the chance to play her saxophone in front of the Tv’s Britain’s Got Talent judges.

Powerboat Records Week in Coniston Water

EM Coniston Records Week/50012739B004.jpg POWERBOAT Records Week lived up to its billing as record after record fell on the first day of the event on Coniston Water.

Lanternhouse Cuts

AA0491998 Funding cuts may force arts groups to scale back. (4 comments)

Icynene insulation

50011739B000 Interview with the directors of Greentherm Insulation Ltd.

Taffy Thomas

EM Taffy Thomas Hallowe Taffy Thomas tells a spooky Hallowe'en story.

Golden Poppy

50010590B003 All of the Golden Poppy videos.

CN Group Business Awards 2010

0560919 SUBMARINES, soap powder and Asian cuisine proved that South Cumbria has what it takes at a business awards ceremony.

Barrow submarine HMS Astute back at base

astute A BARROW-built submarine which ran aground off the Scottish coast has arrived back at its base for further checks. (15 comments)

BAE Systems' John Hudson.

EM John Hudson, BAE Systems BAE Systems Submarine Solutions Managing Director, John Hudson, is interviewed by Evening Mail reporter, Gareth Jones.

Hallowe'en Face Painting

EM Facepainting Hallowe'en Face Painting at Greenagte Childrens' Centre.

Gyles helps WI celebrate 90 years

EM Gyles helps WI celebrate 90 years A WOMEN-only organisation has celebrated its 90th birthday.

Final Visit For HMS Walney

EM HMS Walney/A50012117B006.jpg THE warship which has proudly carried the name of Walney Island as she sailed the oceans of the world returned to her affiliated home for the final time.

Ulverston fashion show is a success

EM Ulverston fashion show/0559859.jpg FASHION fans were out in force as designs were showcased on the catwalk.

Barrow town centre street bulldozed

0559907 DEMOLITION has started on a residential street.

UFO spotted over Barrow

0559426 A DOG walker has tantalised the imaginations of alien enthusiasts the world over, after filming a UFO on a Furness beach. (40 comments)

Ulverston man in Australia helicopter crash horror

0559618 AN Ulverston man miraculously escaped unhurt from the mangled wreck of a helicopter that plummeted out of the sky in Australia.

Rare tiger born at Dalton zoo

EM Tiger cub 2 ONE of the world’s most important tiger births has happened in Furness.

Plea to back bid for new Bootle BMX track

0559431 A COMMUNITY is being urged to get behind a campaign for a BMX track as the quest for funding picks up pace.

Roads re-open after blaze

em fire POLICE have re-opened roads closed following a huge blaze at a scrapyard.

Ex-Liverpool star’s life fell apart without football’s discipline

0558805 A FORMER professional footballer spoke candidly about his battle with alcoholism at a mental health conference in Barrow. (5 comments)

Thomas the Tank Engine weekend

EM Thomas weekend/0558244.jpg IT was full steam ahead for a party celebrating the 65th anniversary of children’s television star Thomas the Tank Engine.

Prince William in Morecambe Bay rescue mission

0558545 PRINCE William has taken part in his first rescue flight for the Search and Rescue (SAR) Force, it emerged yesterday.

British Heart Foundation’s Barrow and Walney walk

EM BHF walk/50011224B000.jpg AN ARMY of walkers took to the streets in one of Barrow’s biggest charity events.

Flapless first takes flight in the skies over Walney

0557379 WALNEY witnessed a world first when it hosted the maiden flight of a “flapless” aircraft.

Firefighters tackle roof fire.

50011113B006 FIREFIGHTERS tackled a blaze in the roof of a derelict building last night.

Golden Poppy

50010590B003 Interview with Royal British Legion County Manager, Karan Herrington-Howell. (1 comment)

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