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Determined Barrow landlords refuse to cancel LGBT event despite violent threats

Shortly before 9pm police issued an urgent warning for people to stay away from the area as they investigated the serious threat aimed at anyone attending the evening at the New Empire, in Dalton Road. Officers later arrested a 19-year-old man in connect

yesterday, 20:50 in Regional North West

Cumbria's police and crime commissioner presents Pubwatch Star Awards

Peter McCall attended the event which was hosted by JD Wetherspoon at the Justice of Peace in Keswick on June 20. Dave Mackenzie, formerly of The Sun Inn in Ulverston, was one of three people from Cumbria to receive the accolade. The Star Awards - part o

yesterday, 19:57 in Regional North West

Cumbria County Council accounts to show millions in overspending and a pensions black hole

The document, which remains unpublished by the authority, will illustrate how a series of financial issues rocked its budget during the 2016/17 financial year. Both the council and Councillor Stewart Young, the man expected to be re-selected as its leade

yesterday, 18:40 in Regional North West

Man charged with attempted murder following Dalton axe attack incident

Timothy David Nickson, of Broughton Road in the town, was arrested on Thursday night in connection with an incident in which a man received serious injuries. The 42-year-old is due to appear at Furness Magistrates' Court tomorrow. Police confirmed on Fri

yesterday, 18:40 in Regional North West

Man accused of threatening person with a meat cleaver in Barrow

Tomas Kai Downing, 18, appeared at Furness and Magistrates' Court charged with threatening Benjamin Marshall with a meat cleaver in Collingwood Street, Barrow, and damaging the windscreen of a Hyundai car belonging to Mr Marshall. The charges relate to M

yesterday, 18:40 in Regional North West

Spectacular parade takes place to welcome new mayor to the area

The army, cadets, Brownies and Rainbows all contributed to honour the new mayor of Barrow, Councillor Tony Callister, a firefighter. The public turned out to watch their loved ones parade before the new mayor, who spoke of the privilege he feels to repre

yesterday, 18:40 in Regional North West

Man fined for urinating in police cells and blocking toilets

Christopher Paul Holme, 30, appeared at Furness and Magistrates’ Court on Thursday and admitted criminal damage to two custody cells at Barrow Police Station on May 20. The court heard Holme, of Egerton Court, Barrow, was remorseful for his “inappropriat

yesterday, 18:40 in Regional North West

Man arrested in Ulverston released 'under active police investigation'

The man was arrested in Ulverston by officers from Barrow Police Station on Thursday night. They had been called to a property in Hoad View Flats, in the town's North Lonsdale Road, following the death of a 20-year-old woman.

yesterday, 18:40 in Regional North West

Great North Air Ambulance called to Windermere cycling event

The man, who is in his 60s, had been taking part in an organised cycling event. He suffered serious injuries. He was airlifted to Preston hospital with suspected spinal and shoulder injuries and was stable on arrival.

yesterday, 18:40 in Regional North West

Man fined £400 by court for pushing woman on stairs at Barrow bar

Philip Kevin Walker, 40, appeared at Furness and District Magistrates' Court and admitted a charge of assaulting Melissa Rogerson. The offence took place at the Theatre Bar, in Cavendish Street, in Barrow, at around 12.45am on December 27 last year. The

yesterday, 08:56 in Regional North West

Walney play park to be officially opened and new teen project in the pipeline

Children will be able to take up the offer of free painting at the opening of the new play area in James Dunn Park, at Vickerstown, Walney, on Sunday July 9. The play park was a project of North Walney Tenants and Residents Association and Barrow Borough

yesterday, 08:56 in Regional North West

Continuing roadworks in Ulverston

Cumbria County Council improvements will progress around the junction between the A590 Lightburn Road and Daltongate. Temporary traffic lights are in place for carriageway widening, kerb realignments, new crossing facilities, new street lights, new footp

yesterday, 08:56 in Regional North West

Counter terrorism police unit from Manchester called in to investigate Barrow town centre incident

Police last night issued a plea for people stay away from an event planned for the LGBT community at the New Empire pub, amid fears a man was plotting to kill people attending. A teenager was eventually arrested in connection with the alleged threats and

Saturday, 19:16 in Regional North West

Woman in court accused of causing serious injury through dangerous driving in Barrow

Itseoritse Kpogho, 27, appeared at Furness Magistrates' Court over the charge related to a car crash at Mill Brow, Abbey Road, Barrow, in November. Two children travelling in another car were injured in the collision. No pleas were entered during the hea

Saturday, 18:49 in Regional North West

Lottery boost for Barrow cancer services

CancerCare, which launched a new base at the Trinity Church Centre, on Abbey Road, Barrow in April, will use the money to continues its services for those who are undergoing treatment or recovering from the disease. They include massage and other holisti

Saturday, 18:49 in Regional North West

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