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Barrow KFC offering limited menu as store runs out of wraps, corn and other favourites

A limited menu displayed in the Hindpool Road store explained to customers that the blighted food retailer had found a new delivery partner but they were "experiencing teething problems." The message read: "We've brought a new delivery...

yesterday, 20:31 in Regional North West

Barrow KFC blames "teething problems" as store runs out of wraps, corn and puddings

A limited menu displayed in the Hindpool Road store explained to customers that the blighted food retailer had found a new delivery partner but they were "experiencing teething problems." The message read: "We've brought a new delivery...

yesterday, 20:10 in Regional North West

Want to be a healthier family? See these top tips for battling the bulge

Here are some tips from experts that should be good for all the family. 1. Eat together - studies show families who have regular meals at the table with no distractions are more likely to be a healthy weight. 2. Include children in family activities -...

yesterday, 19:17 in Regional North West

Roadworks causing lengthy delays for motorists on M6

The disruption has been caused by a lane closure and a narrowing of the remaining two lanes on the M6 Southbound between J38, A685 and B6260 Tebay and J37, A684 Kenda while planned works take place. A Highways Agency spokesman said lane closures would...

yesterday, 18:58 in Regional North West

DRIVERS urged to leave extra time for their journey after reports of delays on M6

Planned roadworks are thought to be causing tailbacks northbound of junction 36 for Barrow. A Highways Agency spokesman said lane closures were in place and expected to cause disruption in the area until March 29. Both the hard shoulder and lane one...

yesterday, 18:45 in Regional North West

Overnight road closures slated for A590

For two weeks, starting from Monday March 19, Highways England will be installing new signs along the A590. Running from Newby Bridge to Haverthwaite disruption is expected to be minimal throughout the planned works. The installation will take place...

yesterday, 17:25 in Regional North West

Scores of talented pianists take to the stage for day three of prestigious music festival

The South Cumbria Musical Festival welcomed more than 60 promising pianists to its grand stage in the Coronation Hall, Ulverston, for what proved to be a day of gorgeous musical recitals and inspirational performances from pupils from across South...

yesterday, 16:49 in Regional North West

Barrow man accused of Class A drugs offence due to appear in Crown Court

David Andrew Smith, 33, appeared at South Cumbria Magistrates' Court in Barrow on March 16 where he denied three separate offences. Smith, of Buccleuch Court, in Barrow denied being in possession of a Class A drug with intent to supply, obstructing...

yesterday, 15:52 in Regional North West

Two fire crews called to blaze at Millom house

Crews from Bootle and Millom were called at 11am today to a property in Settle Street. Firefighters used equipment to put out the fire with a station manager also in attendance. The fire was extinguished within 17 minutes and the crews, both made up...

yesterday, 15:25 in Regional North West

Youngsters invited to take a closer look at a fire engine during charity car wash

Fire crews in Barrow will be holding the car wash from 10am until 2pm on Saturday (March 23) at the station in Walney Road. For a donation towards the Firefighters' Charity, motorists can have their cars cleaned, while children will have the...

yesterday, 15:17 in Regional North West

Askam man accused of attacking and threatening to kill his ex-girlfriend

Matthew Lambton, of Steel Street in Askam, is accused of inflicting grievous bodily harm against his ex-girlfriend Chervonne Baker on Saturday March 17. The 43-year-old is also accused of threatening to kill Miss Baker. Lambton was remanded in custody...

yesterday, 15:14 in Regional North West

Dalton zoo founder moves out of home next to attraction

David Gill had lived with his family in a property adjoining the 51-acre zoo but he has now moved out of the house. Mr Gill's involvement with the zoo and proximity of his home to the attraction had been criticised by licensing inspectors and officers...

yesterday, 14:48 in Regional North West

Buzz about The Bard at Barrow school

Pupils at Greengate Junior School have been inspired by the works of William Shakespeare. Year Six children have been studying Macbeth as part of their literacy programme. The youngsters recently took part in a day of drama activities and fun, all...

yesterday, 14:43 in Regional North West

Happy shoppers raise more than £800 for Bayb's Maternity Appeal

A total of £843.78 came from the Co-op Local Community Fund after stores in Ainslie Street, Harrell Lane, Oxford Street and Roose Road in Barrow, along with Barrow Co-op Funeralcare, selected the charity as their local cause. The fund is made up from...

yesterday, 14:26 in Regional North West

Fundraising legacy of young Barrow mum lives on

In April 2012, just days after giving birth, Carly Scott died aged 26 after succumbing to an undiagnosed heart condition - peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM). Since then Carly's mother, Angela Herdman, of Walney, has dedicated her life to raising money...

yesterday, 14:26 in Regional North West

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