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Monday, 21 April 2014

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Colourful tribute to honour amazing Cumbria man

A0226326.jpg A KEEN Cumbria thespian who lived life to the full will be remembered with a colourful celebration next week.

Askam golfers raise money for defibrillator appeal

50062142B000 A NEWLY installed defibrillator at Askam golf club could make the difference between a heart attack victim living or dying.

Having a ball in Barrow to raise money for good causes

50061601B004 THE first in a succession of charity events to mark the culmination of a year in office for the mayor and mayoress of Barrow proved a huge success.

Competition winners pick up their prizes

50062055B000 FUEL, technology and even a top vacuum cleaner are among the prizes that North-West Evening Mail winners have received.

Prettiest pets from Barrow Ulverston Millom and across south Cumbria battle it out for prizes

EM Top pet 2014 - Dogs/D15_Bindi

Click on the headline above to see a slideshow of all the entries in this year's Top Pet competition or click on the links below to view them by category and find out how to cast your vote.

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Inquest for Barrow dad who died in Thai prison


DETAILS of how a Barrow man died in a Thai prison more than two years ago should finally be revealed when an inquest into his death is held next month.

Is NHS used as a ‘political football’?

HEALTHCARE leaders have criticised the political class for treating the NHS as a “political football” instead of engaging in a meaningful debate about its future. The claim comes in a report compiled by the NHS Confederation, the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, the Healthcare Financial Management Association and the Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management

£1,000 boost to help charity supporting vulnerable Cumbria people

EM Lake District Farmers Armstrong family charitable fund logo A CHARITY received a cheque for £1,000 last week for the great work it does.
Would you like to apply for your organisation to receive £1,000 from the Lake District Farmers Armstrong Family Charitable Fund? Click here to apply

Win £50 for a photograph of an otter in Ulverston canal

We at the Evening Mail have so far been bested by otters. It is not easy to admit that a team of qualified photographers and journalists have been defeated by small and furry water-dwelling mammals, but it is the truth.

Click here to find out how you could win £50 if you can get a clear picture of the Otters in Ulverston

Cumbria dog fouling map

EM Dog fouling symbol The Evening Mail has compiled a map of dog fouling hot spots from locations suggested to us by readers.
Click here to view the map and let us know which areas/streets we should include (61 comments)

Pothole watch

0520999 Have you noticed any potholes in the area? The Evening Mail is collecting together pothole pictures for the paper and a list of locations to warn drivers.
Click here to flag up a pothole area
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EM Pet pics - Roy Stephens

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