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...

A pensioner from Kendal has appeared in Carlisle Crown Court today (Thursday 7 February 2013) where he received a two year suspended prison sentence f...
Two men from Carlisle were each sentenced to six years imprisonment today focommitting an armed robbery at a post office in the city. Matthew Jam...
A team of two law students from the University of Cumbria won through to the finals of the national Web Legal Education Mooting competition and travel...
Following their success at Appleby Carnival, 2nd Appleby Brownies presented their first dog show and family fun day. The dog show, held at High Moor b...
Police officers are set to present school children with awards for their outstanding work on a project that gave them an insight into life behind...
A 63 year old ex-accountant has had his jail term extended by more than two and a half years after he failed to satisfy a Proceeds of Crime Act Order...
Following the successful move to larger premises last year, the Eden Valley Poultry Club annual show has now been made a Championship Level event. The 38th annual Show will be held for the second...
The annual Lindeth Howe Fairy Cake Competition this year drew on the national pride and patriotism of Brits living in the Lakes, as keen bakers from across the area created fairy cake magic to a...
It was a case of double vision when the father and son team of John and James Dugdale stepped forward to collect the newly calved cow or heifer championship at the Dugdale Nutrition sponsored dairy...
Riccardo Poliandria, aged 39 from Italy was fined and his truck sized after guilty at Carlisle Magistrates Court a number of offences including falsifying tachograph. On Saturday 30th June...