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Hutton Roof mechanic took his own life

A MECHANIC and garage owner from Hutton Roof took his own life after suffering financial and health problems.

An inquest at County Hall in Kendal heard that Christopher Fearnley, 57, who was born in Bradford but had moved to the South Lakeland area many years ago, had endured

yesterday 20:29
Firm’s staff take on littered beach as part of The Big Clean campaign

STAFF from a funeral care branch came together armed and ready to clean up one of Furness’s most picturesque seasides.

Co-op Funeral Care staff from Ulverston and Barrow joined forces as part of a litter pick event to sweep up items from Rampside beach.

Sacha Hamlin,

yesterday 15:14
Firm’s staff take on littered beach as part of The Big Clean campaign

STAFF from a funeral care branch came together armed and ready to clean up one of Furness’s most picturesque seasides.

Co-op Funeral Care staff from Ulverston and Barrow joined forces as part of a litter pick event to sweep up items from Rampside beach.

Sacha Hamlin,

yesterday 14:11
The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds hosts special event

THE Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) is hosting two open weekends next month at which visitors will be able try out a variety of binoculars and telescopes in a natural setting.

The events are on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 May, 10am to 4pm. One is at RSPB Leighton Moss

yesterday 11:02
Brewery to sell village pub

VILLAGERS feel ‘desperately disappointed’ following the news a much-loved pub is going on the market.

Robinson’s Brewery, owners of the Derby Arms in Great Urswick, have announced the decision to sell the pub following months of speculation.

The Derby

yesterday 09:59
Grange doctor receives CBE honour at Buckingham Palace

A DOCTOR from Grange-over-Sands, who was made a CBE in recognition of his services to health protection, travelled to Buckingham Palace with his family to collect his award.

Dr Nick Gent is pictured with his CBE along with his wife Diane, a GP, and their two sons, David, right, and

yesterday 06:50
Youth soccer coach is jailed

A FOOTBALL coach who ‘rewarded’ his young players by sexually abusing them, has been jailed.

Sydney Hallworth, 71, of Ellerthwaite Road, Windermere, was sentenced to five-and-a-half-years in prison after being found guilty of five counts of indecent assault at Manchester

yesterday 22:26
Youth soccer coach is jailed

A FOOTBALL coach who ‘rewarded’ his young players by sexually abusing them, has been jailed.

Sydney Hallworth, 71, of Ellerthwaite Road, Windermere, was sentenced to five-and-a-half-years in prison after being found guilty of five counts of indecent assault at Manchester

2019-04-20 23:23
First Bowness market was a great success

THOUSANDS of people enjoyed the first Glebe Market featuring Prom Art on the tennis courts at Bowness on Sunday.

The event was so successful that traders requested an extra date for Easter Sunday and this was confirmed by organisers.

It was pulled together by Bowness &

2019-04-20 17:05
South Lakes man running London Marathon to honour uncle

A SOUTH Lakeland man is running the London Marathon this month as a tribute to his uncle who was tragically killed in a traffic accident last year.

Ben Fiddler, of Sedbergh, will raise money for Northwest Blood Bikes Lancashire & Lakes (NWBB-LL). His uncle, Russell Curwen, had

2019-04-20 12:53
New defibrillator installed in Kirkby Lonsdale

THANKS to local community support Kirkby Lonsdale has installed a new defibrillator at the Lunesdale Sports Centre, at Queen Elizabeth School.

The new machine was funded by Kirkby Lonsdale Hockey Club.

Kim Bradshaw, Community Sports Coordinator said: “The new

2019-04-20 10:47
LETTER: It's up to us to make a difference now about the climate

WE ARE currently organising local protests as part of the international youthstrike4climate movement to promote change, community involvement, awareness and most importantly, drastic and immediate action on climate change.

The youthstrike4climate movement is our generation’s

2019-04-20 09:44
Whittington point-to-point event may have reached finishing line

THE traditional Easter Saturday point-to-point meeting at Whittington will not take place this Saturday, and may have been staged for the last time.

Organisers Vale of Lune Harriers have confirmed that there are no plans for a further running of the event, which last took place in

2019-04-20 08:41
Appleby fall at semi-final hurdle to the title chasers

APPLEBY failed in their bid to reach the final of The High Sheriffs Cup, going down 2-1 to Keswick.

Andy Frampton and Karl Southern scored the crucial goals in a keenly contested encounter which sees Keswick still on course to win five trophies.

In the James Cropper

2019-04-20 00:17
Easter point-to-point off and future in doubt

THE TRADITIONAL Easter Saturday point-to-point meeting at Whittington will not take place this Saturday, and may have been staged for the last time.

Organisers Vale of Lune Harriers have confirmed that there are no plans for a further running of the event, which last took place in

2019-04-19 21:08
Two lanes shut on M6 Northbound following incident

TWO lanes are closed following a road traffic incident on the M6 Northbound today. 

There are severe traffic delays following the incident which occurred between Junction 35, A601 Carnforth and Junction 36, A590 Kirkby Lonsdale. 

Lanes one and two of three

2019-04-19 16:56
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Gary Wilson edges out Luca Brecel after record-breaking Crucible decider

Gary Wilson won the longest frame in Crucible history to beat 14th seed Luca Brecel and book his place in the second round of the World Championships for the first time.

Wilson edged home 10-9 after a decider lasting 79 minutes and 31 seconds, which eclipsed the previous record of 76

today 23:38
Churches and hotels targeted on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka as hundreds die

More than 200 people were killed and hundreds more wounded in eight bomb blasts that rocked churches and luxury hotels mainly in or near Sri Lanka’s capital on Easter Sunday, the deadliest violence the South Asian island country has seen since a bloody civil war ended a decade

today 22:35
Leo Varadkar condemns republican group after Dublin parade

Irish premier Leo Varadkar has condemned the actions of a republican group that paraded down Dublin’s O’Connell Street after the murder of Lyra McKee.

Mr Varadkar said the march, by a group associated with the so-called New IRA, had dishonoured the Irish national

today 22:35
Comedian heads for landslide victory in Ukraine

A comedian whose only political experience consists of playing a president on TV cruised towards a huge landslide victory in Ukraine’s presidential election on Sunday.

His apparent victory was seen as a reaction against the country’s entrenched corruption and low standard of

today 22:35
Mako Vunipola praises brother Billy’s self-control after boos in Saracens win

Mako Vunipola has praised his brother Billy’s self-control after he was booed throughout Saracens’ Heineken Champions Cup victory over Munster and then confronted by a spectator.

Tournament organisers European Professional Club Rugby condemned the post-match incident which saw

today 22:35
Kylian Mbappe hat-trick earns title-winning PSG victory over Monaco

Kylian Mbappe scored a hat-trick as Paris St Germain celebrated winning the Ligue 1 title with a 3-1 victory against Monaco.

After failing to regain their crown in the past three matches, drawing one and losing two, PSG’s sixth title in the last seven seasons was confirmed prior to

today 22:35
Maurizio Sarri: The media give the Champions League too much importance

Maurizio Sarri believes the Champions League is overhyped.

The Chelsea boss concedes Europe’s top-tier competition remains the world’s premier club tournament, but insists its importance is overstated.

Chelsea must win the Europa League or secure a top-four Premier League

today 22:35
FA Cup win and seventh place will be the best season of my career, says Deulofeu

Watford forward Gerard Deulofeu feels this season is shaping up to be the best of his career.

The in-form Spaniard scored his 10th and 11th goals of the season in Saturday’s 2-1 win at Huddersfield to keep the FA Cup finalists on course for their highest-ever Premier League

today 22:35
Latest news from Blackpool
today 22:35 Churches and hotels targeted on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka as hundreds die
today 22:35 Leo Varadkar condemns republican group after Dublin parade
today 22:35 Comedian heads for landslide victory in Ukraine
today 22:35 Mako Vunipola praises brother Billy’s self-control after boos in Saracens win
today 22:35 Kylian Mbappe hat-trick earns title-winning PSG victory over Monaco
today 22:35 Maurizio Sarri: The media give the Champions League too much importance
today 22:35 FA Cup win and seventh place will be the best season of my career, says Deulofeu
today 22:35 Dyche draws on history in support of VAR
today 22:35 Fulham caretaker boss Parker expects club to do their best to keep Mitrovic
today 22:35 Guardiola: I’ve known Phil Foden was special since day one
yesterday 21:32 Two teenagers held over Lyra McKee’s murder released without charge
yesterday 21:32 Climate change protesters to ‘pause’ rebellion if politicians negotiate
yesterday 21:32 Teenage climate activist addresses Extinction Rebellion supporters
yesterday 21:32 Georgiou avoids record Crucible low total in defeat to Robertson
yesterday 20:32 UPDATED: Adamms Family-loving cockatiel back at his Bispham home after going missing
yesterday 20:32 Steven Croft shines as Lancashire edge a Roses thriller against Yorkshire
yesterday 20:29 Comedian says he will not let Ukraine down after winning presidential election
yesterday 20:29 Jurgen Klopp critical of Cardiff pitch after Liverpool reclaim top spot
yesterday 20:29 Award-winning stand up tells it as she sees it in Shame Pig
yesterday 20:29 Hutton Roof mechanic took his own life
yesterday 19:26 French sailors pay tribute to Notre Dame by lining up in the cathedral’s shape
yesterday 19:26 More than 200 dead including five Britons in Sri Lanka bombings
yesterday 19:26 5 things we learned from the Premier League this weekend
yesterday 19:26 Keothavong ‘ecstatic’ after Great Britain return to Fed Cup top table
yesterday 19:26 Wilfried Zaha is settled at Crystal Palace, insists boss Roy Hodgson
yesterday 19:26 Unai Emery: Arsenal lost a big opportunity in race for top four
yesterday 18:23 French sailors pay tribute to Notre Dame by lining up in the cathedral’s shape
yesterday 18:23 Man charged after victim’s ear bitten off during Omagh altercation
yesterday 18:23 Comedian claims landslide win in Ukraine’s presidential election, exit poll says
yesterday 18:23 Great Britain promoted to World Group II after Fed Cup play-off win
yesterday 18:23 Karim Benzema hat-trick earns Real Madrid victory
yesterday 18:23 Liverpool return to top spot with victory at Cardiff
yesterday 18:23 Holders Leinster see off Toulouse to reach another Champions Cup final
yesterday 18:23 Marcelo says Real Madrid are “damaged” by disappointing season
yesterday 18:23 Benteke ends drought as Palace dent Arsenal’s top four hopes
yesterday 17:23 Blackpool set a target of 6,000 season ticket purchases as they go on sale this week
yesterday 17:23 Five Britons among more than 200 killed in Easter Sunday massacre in Sri Lanka
yesterday 17:23 Casualty rescued after Scorton fall
yesterday 17:20 Children spending Easter holidays revising for Sats, says union
yesterday 17:20 Woman dies after vehicle leaves road in Angus crash
yesterday 17:20 Churches and hotels targeted on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka as hundreds die
yesterday 17:20 Turkey opposition leader assaulted at soldier’s funeral
yesterday 17:20 Protesters take to streets of Morocco after anti-poverty campaigners jailed
yesterday 17:20 Lyra McKee’s dissident republican killers urged to disband
yesterday 17:20 Furious Gary Neville blasts Manchester United after defeat at Everton
yesterday 17:20 Farke hails ‘outstanding’ Canaries as promotion beckons
yesterday 17:20 6 of the worst: Manchester United’s Premier League pastings
yesterday 17:20 Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: United players let the fans and the club down
yesterday 17:20 MBE given Greene light for London Marathon
yesterday 17:20 Volunteers help to rescue a distressed porpoise at Humphrey Head
Latest news from Great Britain
today 23:29 Lewis Capaldi fans out in force to see singing sensation at intimate Glasgow gig
today 23:29 Rangers defender Nikola Katic reveals the big change he made to win back starting place
today 23:29 Hibs hero Ofir Marciano insists Celtic display had nothing to do with proving Neil Lennon wrong
today 23:29 Use EU elections to send strong message to Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn over Brexit
today 23:29 Coronation Street star lucky to be alive after horror quad bike accident
today 23:26 Teenagers arrested for journalist Lyra McKee’s murder released without charge
today 23:26 The Walking Dead season 10 spoilers: Carol Peletier in VERY dark finale plot change
today 23:26 World War 3: UK CONFRONTS Russia by sending warship to Black Sea
today 23:26 Cystic Fibrosis scandal: Race against time to fight disease
today 23:26 Jenny Ryan: ‘No’ The Chase star fires back at comment from ‘bored’ viewer on Twitter
today 23:08 Brit backpacker jailed in Thailand and has dreadlocks shaved after finding lost phone
today 23:08 Brit family survives Sri Lanka hotel bomb after having LIE IN
today 23:08 BREAKING: Caravan park EVACUATED as massive wildfire rages nearby
today 23:08 Malia’s WILD party pics revealed: ‘The sexiest summer ever?’
today 22:23 Britain's oldest stuntman: 'The moment I nearly died'
today 22:23 Line of Duty season 5, episode 4 review: Eventful if muted until the big twist
today 22:23 Marie Goldby won't be jailed for "snatching" baby
today 22:23 May MUST deliver Brexit before European elections or suffer HUMILIATION - SHOCK poll
today 22:23 Lyra McKee murder: Two arrested teenagers released without charge
today 22:05 Classified CIA files ‘reveals who Jesus REALLY was – and coming end of days’
today 22:05 Cleverest breed of ‘speaking’ dog as bright as TODDLERS
today 22:05 Schoolboy turns £150 into £61k in a YEAR by watching YouTube videos
today 22:05 Teens arrested over Lyra McKee shooting released without charge
today 22:05 Man started dating teacher ‘so he could message her pupils for sex’
today 22:05 New IRA terrorists ‘putting on show of strength for Reggie Yates film crew’ with shooting
today 22:05 Superman to the rescue as cape crusader helps cops nab yob in NORWICH
today 22:05 Brit mum and son, 11, feared dead in Sri Lanka Easter bombings
yesterday 21:20 Seventy-six pubs 'shutting per month', but closure rate slowing
yesterday 21:20 Man, 24, stabbed to death in huge fight outside pub
yesterday 21:20 Rockstar News: GTA 5 Online DLC update and Bully 2 rumours
yesterday 21:20 Antiques Roadshow: ‘Good grief’ Guest AMAZED at staggering valuation of rare culinary item
yesterday 21:20 Qasim Akhtar: Coronation Street’s Zeedan Nazir escapes death in quad bike crash
yesterday 21:17 Man airlifted to hospital from Bridlington beach
yesterday 21:02 Bernd Leno’s girlfriend in stunning snap as Arsenal take on Crystal Palace: ‘Couple goals’
yesterday 21:02 Google Chrome could swerve UK porn block law - for all users
yesterday 21:02 Meghan Markle becomes verb for GHOSTING according to online dictionary
yesterday 21:02 Man started dating teacher ‘so he could message her pupils for sex’
yesterday 21:02 Brit backpacker jailed in Thailand and has dreadlocks shaved after finding lost phone
yesterday 21:02 Sexy gamer girls banned for stripping off online in raunchy live displays
yesterday 20:56 Northern Ireland police release teenagers arrested after journalist killing
yesterday 20:56 Swedish teen climate activist joins London protest as arrests top 830
yesterday 20:20 Celtic attitude all wrong and Rangers' winning formula comes too late - 5 talking points from the Premiership weekend
yesterday 20:20 'I want my old sister back' Twin's plea to five-stone anorexic sister before it's too late
yesterday 20:20 Derry shooting victim Lyra McKee was pal of J.K Rowling and will have Harry Potter themed funeral
yesterday 20:17 Man Utd boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer threatens to AXE stars: ‘I am going to be successful'
yesterday 20:17 Game of Thrones: How Game of Thrones changed TV forever
yesterday 20:17 Ukraine election result: Who won the Ukraine presidential election? SHOCK result
yesterday 20:17 Ukraine elections: Comedian Zelenskiy to become PRESIDENT, suggests exit poll
yesterday 20:17 Richard Osman: ‘I'd love that’ Pointless host calls for startling guest appearance
yesterday 20:14 Police say man 'dangling' off Humber Bridge was taking part in extreme sports
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