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...

As part of our ongoing Invest in South Lakeland Programme, SLDC are holding a free Business Lunch and Networking Event on Wednesday 13 March 2013 at 1...
Young musicians and singers from across Cumbria will be taking part in a mass musical ensemble at two concerts this month. The Cumbria Youth Orchestra...
Hundreds of school children from across Cumbria are ready strut their stuff in a countywide dance festival later this month. The U.Dance Cumbria Festi...
Police in Barrow have arrested two local men after a man was assaulted in the town last night. At 8.40pm last night, 28 February 2013, police were cal...
Lakes MP Tim Farron has secured over three quarters of a million pounds for councils throughout Cumbria. In a letter from Brandon Lewis, MP Parliament...
Police in Barrow have arrested an Ulverston man following reports of an attempted armed robbery this afternoon. At 1.30pm this afternoon, 26 February...
The Walkers Hostel in Ulverston, which has been recently undergone refurbishment is now for sale. A popular place for walkers discovering South Lakeland and Furness, the Hostel comes with bookings...
THE search is on for the next generation of promising young golfers in Cumbria. The county’s talent-spotting programme is aimed at helping boys and girls with talent and enthusiasm to develop their...
It’s all hands to the click of a mouse for Hawkshead Esthwaite Primary School on Thursday 17th January 2013, when voting opens online for people to decide which school they want to win an amazing £80...
Smokers in Furness are to receive door-step help to quit from January (2013). A mobile stop-smoking bus will be based in the area next year to provide advice to smokers on how to stop. It will visit...