AS the week draws to a close, we've rounded up the five most popular stories on The Mail website over the last seven days.

1. 'Two hours of filth' - Crowds attend controversial comedian's show despite backlash

CROWDS turned up to see controversial comedian Roy ‘Chubby’ Brown perform in Barrow despite concerns over the stand-up star’s ‘offensive’ content.

‘Chubby’ received a standing ovation after performing his show at The Forum on Thursday, March 10.

2. Delivery driver had '25 parking tickets in his glove box'

AN UBER Eats driver in Barrow owes the county council £800 in fines - and others are giving false names and addresses, a meeting heard.

The information came to light amid discussions about ongoing issues with parking in the town.

3. The best pub in Furness, according to CAMRA

A POPULAR Ulverston watering hole has been crowned winner of an annual pub of the year award.

Old Friends, on Soutergate, has won the Furness Campaign For Real Ale (CAMRA) pub of the year award for the second time running.

4. New takeaway planned for Barrow town centre

AN APPLICATION seeking permission for the creation of a takeaway in Barrow town centre is to be scrutinised by the borough council's planning committee. 

The submission concerning a retail unit at 47 Crellin Street has been recommended for approval in a report by case officer Jennifer Dickinson.

5. Calls to 'boycott' petrol station after posting 'greedy' prices

PRICES have hit a new high at a petrol station in Barrow.

One motorist said: "Last night when Asda, Morrisons and Tesco ran out of fuel, Shell garage on Abbey Road bumped their prices up to a ridiculous amount 195.9 for diesel. "