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...

Join Cumbria Chamber of Commerce, Furness Enterprise and UK Trade and Investment at Furness College, Barrow-in-Furness on Tuesday 5th of March 10am to...
North West publishing house, CN Group, has won a bid to distribute a £4m slice of the Government’s Regional Growth Fund (RGF). The RGF was set up to b...
A two year pilot scheme designed to help vulnerable families in Barrow has been launched The Love Barrow Families project is a new way of working with...
The man who was found dead in the Walney Channel earlier this week has been formally identified as local man, Terence Anderson. 61 year old Terence An...
At 7.50am this morning, Tuesday 29 January, police received a call reporting concern for the welfare of a man, aged in his 60s, from Barrow. Police, C...
A Barrow man has been given a three year ban from attending any football matches in England, Scotland and Wales. Jon Doherty, aged 20, from Victoria R...
Police are appealing for witnesses and information following an assault in Barrow last night that has left a local man with serious facial injuries.At 10.03pm on Wednesday 11th July, police were...
A Barrow man was sentenced today (26 June 2012) after committing a Burglary on Christmas Eve 2011 in Barrow.Scott Hornby aged 34 of Low Cliff, Barrow-in-Furness, today (26 June 2012) appeared at...
Mark Benjamin Wilson aged 23, of  Newport Street, Barrow and James Anthony John Wilson aged 25, of Church Street, Barrow have been charged with the attempt murder and robbery of a man aged 26...
South Lakes MP Tim Farron is launching a campaign on Friday to protect Furness and Lakes Line services that go through our area. He will join Barrow and Furness MP, John Woodcock, who will be holding...