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 are appealing for witnesses as they investigate a fatal road traffic collision that occurred in Penrith. The collision occurred at approximatel...
Four men were charged on 9th March 2013 with theft after a spate of mountain bike thefts in Cumbria last year. Shaun Whitehead, aged 34, Andrew Whiteh...
Fortunately, this is not quite what is seems – some 170 young people will be in court, but as participants in the 2013 Magistrates’ Court Mock Trial C...
Police are investigating an alleged robbery that occurred in Barrow towards the end of last week. Officers received reports that at around 11.30am on...
Cumbria’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Richard Rhodes has submitted a response to the Ministry of Justice consultation called ‘Transforming Justice’...
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...
The Georgian Ballroom at the George Hotel in Penrith was the scene of a festive Dickensian murder on Sunday night when over 100 guests attended the Christmas Murder Mystery evening. The cast of...
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 (...
The `fixer` behind a multi-million pound conspiracy to grow cannabis has been jailed for five years. Vincent Phung, aged 45, of Brandon Street, London was sentenced yesterday (19 December 2012) to...
Police investigating a shoplifting offence in Ulverston have today released a CCTV image in a bid to trace the offender. Police officers are investigating a theft from Animal Welfare on Upper Brook...