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  1. Retiring Cumbrian police sergeant: I have met evil peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | The Cumberland News

    It never ceases to amaze me the grief and despair that one human being will inflict on another," says Detective Sergeant Peter Proud, dwelling for a moment on the darkest side of his job. "I've been involved in investigating some pretty horrendous crimes.

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  2. Retiring Cumbrian DS: I have met evil peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | The Cumberland News

    He's seen so much: Peter Proud at Cumbria Constabulary HQ in Durranhill, Carlisle. Speaking of the force today, DS Proud says: 'There are far more brains and a lot less brawn now' It never ceases to amaze me the grief and despair that one human being will inflict on another," says Detective Sergeant Peter Proud, dwelling for a moment on the darkest side of his job.

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  3. Barrow man in stable condition after life-threatening injuries from 140ft fallRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 9 | North-West Evening Mail

    A 40-year-old Barrow man airlifted to hospital after falling 140ft from slag bank was found on a mussel bed by emergency services yesterday just hours before 10.1m high tide Cumbria Police has launched an investigation into the incident after they were called at 6.45pm yesterday with concerns for the welfare of the man. He was later found below the slag banks in Walney Channel.

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  4. Cumbria coastal breeding birds suffer decline this yearRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | North-West Evening Mail

    Cumbria Wildlife Trust has analysed the breeding success of several bird species across its coastal nature reserves, including South Walney, and has found the numbers of birds fledged has fallen. At South Walney the number of breeding herring and lesser black-backed gulls was estimated to be 4,500 pairs this spring, down from 6,000 in 2013.

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  5. Barrow mother given curfew for neglecting babyRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | North-West Evening Mail

    WEEK old baby was found blue with cold and desperate for milk in Barrow as her mother sat on the floor in a drunken stupor after drinking two bottles of wine. Off-duty medical staff came to the youngster's aid and dialled 999 after she was found in a flimsy summer dress, a pair of knickers and with no blanket.

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  6. a Blackburn man sparked a large rescue operation in Cumbria after falling into water on a night out.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | Blackburn Citizen

    The 21-year-old was visiting Barrow when he ended up in the Walney Channel, which runs into the Irish Sea. He was rescued and given some 'serious words of advice' by officers after being taken to a nearby hospital suffering from suspected hypothermia.

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  7. Resorts at risk of failing tough new water quality targetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 4 | IcStafford

    Dozens of beaches are at risk of failing tough new standards for water quality, the Environment Agency said as it launched its summer monitoring programme. They include beaches at resorts such as Weston-super-Mare and Blackpool, which are hugely popular with people from the West Midlands.

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  8. Drunken man's rescue in Barrow cost emergency services A 18kRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | North-West Evening Mail

    AN "intoxicated" tourist cost taxpayers at least A 18,000 after he was rescued following a night out in Barrow. COSTLY OPERATION Services involved in the Walney rescue included the police search helicopter, the Barrow RNLI lifeboat, the ambulance service, the RAF rescue helicopter, Duddon Inshore Rescue and Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service Emergency services who attended the incident suspect the 21-year-old man visiting from Blackburn leapt from Walney Bridge into the channel.

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  9. MP back in saddle to connect with constituentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    The 'Your Manifesto' bike ride will see Mr Woodcock pedalling between meetings organised by local communities themselves to decide priorities for local improvements. Last year, the MP completed an 80-mile, Talk-To-Your-MP bike ride which made 35 short stops over four days, mainly addressing residents' individual concerns.

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  10. Rescue team saves man from water at WalneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    Ulverston Inshore Rescue Team were called to assist police at 10:30am today (Monday, September 29) in the search for a man in his 20s who got into difficulty. They sent a four-strong crew to search for the man and, in conjunction with the police, managed to take him to safety.

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  11. Social media outcry after Barrow is labelled as unhappiest place in UKRead the original story

    Monday Sep 29 | North-West Evening Mail

    2 BAE Systems: Our yard is known worldwide. 3 Furness Abbey: The 12th-century monastery may be in ruins but it is one of the region's most iconic buildings.

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  12. Bank finding life in the Premier Division tough after heavy defeat to CrooklandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Ormskirk Advertiser

    Hesketh Bank's miserable start to life in the Premier Division of the West Lancashire League continued last Saturday with a heavy 6-1 defeat at Dalton-in-Furness side Crooklands Casuals. Manager Evergreen introduced three more new signings to the squad with Adrian Rosado joining Matthew German and Yuseff Kaffo in the centre of a five man midfield.

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  13. Ulverston man, 81, who fell through roof is "very lucky to be alive" - say familyRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 23 | North-West Evening Mail

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  14. Sarah McClay Inquest: Cumbria zoo worker recalls moment colleague attacked by tigerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | North-West Evening Mail

    A COLLEAGUE cried as she recalled the moment she realised Sarah McClay had been attacked by a tiger - just minutes after she left the big cat building herself. Emma Els had been in the tiger house to carry out some greasing of doors and had spoken with Miss McClay, who was the cat keeper on the day of the incident.

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  15. South Cumbria men get set to do battle with shipping giant over job lossesRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2014 | North-West Evening Mail

    TWO boat crews have vowed to take one of the world's shipping giants to court after they were made redundant. vessels The Wind Transporter, left, and Wind Transfer: the boats on which the two crews worked MILTON HAWORTH ref: 5UA50018659B006 The Evening Mail reported earlier this month about eight Furness men who had been employed by A2SEA to crew boats used to transfer technicians out to Walney Offshore Windfarm.

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  16. Police treating fire at Barrow school as arsonRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2014 | North-West Evening Mail

    Cumbria Fire and Rescue and police yesterday carried out an investigation at the former Furness Academy south site, previously Parkview School, following the blaze on Sunday night. Barrow station manager Roger Exley was involved in the examination of the aftermath with the fire service.

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  17. Flood warning issued for Cumbria ahead of high tideRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2014 | North-West Evening Mail

    Cumbria Wildlife Trust is asking people not to visit nature reserves such as South Walney and Foulney Island from this evening to Friday as flooding could cut people off from the mainland for several hours. High astronomical tides, also known as spring tides, are at their greatest for the next 18 months due to a 19-year cycle that sees the sun, moon and earth aligning to exert the greatest force on the tides.

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  18. Visitors to Barrow show take shine to polished cars and motorbikesRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2014 | North-West Evening Mail

    Engines revved and crowds poured into Hawcoat Park Sports and Social Club in Barrow on Sunday for the Furness British Motorcycle Club's 21st annual motorcycle, scooter and car show. Walney resident Bob Wright, 64, showed his newly-restored 1939 Rover 14 P2 for the first time at the event, after several years of repairs.

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  19. New free school dinners are going down a treat with South Cumbria pupilsRead the original story

    Sep 5, 2014 | North-West Evening Mail

    Headteachers welcomed their pupils receiving a hot and nutritious meal free of charge, but the tight timeframe has been very challenging for schools without kitchens to be ready on time. While some schools in the county have had kitchens built most have made arrangement for meals to be prepared off site and brought in.

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  20. Join the next wave of helpers at mammoth Barrow beach clean-upRead the original story

    Sep 3, 2014 | North-West Evening Mail

    Members of the public who want to make a difference to their local environment can join a litter pick project at Earnse Bay and West Shore Beach in Walney later this month.

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