A Barrow man has been handed a four year jail sentence today after pleading guilty to committing indecent assaults against a child in the 1960s.
71 year old George Hughes of Blake Street, Barrow in Furness was given the sentence at Barrow in Furness Crown Court...

Police in Cumbria concentrate on metal theft during a dedicated action day. On Monday 4th March 2013, police officers across the county have beencheck...
Police officers from the Headquarters Roads Policing Unit based in Penrith have arrested a 34 year old Carlisle man in relation the serious injury Roa...
Cumbria Constabulary and a number of oil suppliers across the county continue to work together in a bid to tackle oil thefts with the county. Fuel Wat...
Bike owners in the Kendal area are being warned to be on their guard against thieves following a spate of bicycle thefts over recent months. Thieves a...
Police and Health officials are warning about the dangers of unknown substances after a West Cumbrian man became seriously ill after taking what he be...
Police in Barrow have arrested an Ulverston man following reports of an attempted armed robbery this afternoon. At 1.30pm this afternoon, 26 February...
Kendal Police are appealing for witnesses to incidents of 'off-roading' on the Helm in Kendal. The Helm is very popular with walkers and is an area of outstanding natural beauty. However the area on...
Cumbria Constabulary have today revealed the contents of a local criminal’s Christmas list after collating the items that are most commonly stolen around the county. The top twelve items have been...
Cumbria Constabulary is holding a countywide bike marking event just after Christmas, to deter thieves from stealing people’s bicycles. Bicycle thefts are common in all parts of Cumbria and in order...
Jonathan Wood, 25, of Home Farm Close, Wray, Lancaster was jailed yesterday for raping a woman who was ‘comatose’ following a night out with friends. Wood appeared at Carlisle Crown Court yesterday (...