A former midwife whose actions were said to have contributed to the deaths of two babies is to be struck off.Read the full story ›
- John Woodcock (Lab Co-op) 18,320 (42.33%, -5.77%)
- Simon Fell (C) 17,525 (40.50%, +4.19%)
- Nigel Cecil (UKIP) 5,070 (11.72%, +9.81%)
- Clive Peaple (LD) 1,169 (2.70%, -7.32%)
- Robert O'Hara (Green) 1,061 (2.45%, +1.25%)
- Ian Jackson (Ind) 130 (0.30%, -0.25%)
- Lab Co-op maj 795 (1.84%)
- 4.98% swing Lab to C
- Electorate 68,338; Turnout 43,275 (63.32%, -0.85%)
Granada Reports was live at the Holker Street stadium where Barrow FC and their fans have celebrated promotion to the conference:
Here's David Chisnall talking to the team:
A former midwife at Furness General Hospital, who is accused of misconduct charges, says she accepts that she has made mistakes.Read the full story ›
Police say no prosecution will take place into the death of Joshua Titcombe or any other babies at the maternity unit at Furness General.Read the full story ›
The father of one of the babies who didn't survive at Furness General in Barrow says they never had the chance to move on or grieve because they were always fighting to get to truth about what happened. Simon Davey, whose son Alex was stillborn in 2008, was speaking ahead of the report into a series of deaths at the maternity unit which is published at noon today
Three people from Barrow have been jailed for a combined total of 14 and a half years for their part in plotting to sexually abuse children.Read the full story ›
Police have confirmed that a second Capuchin monkey has escaped from South Lakes Wild Animal Park.
It follows news that a juvenile female Capuchin monkey escaped at the weekend and has been sighted in the Dalton-in-Furness area.
"These animals do not pose an immediate risk to the public, however it is capable of biting or scratching anyone who attempts to approach it.
Anyone who sees the animal is requested to contact South Lakes Wild Animal Park."
Police have issued a warning after a juvenile Capuchin monkey escaped from South Lakes Wild Animal Park near Dalton-in-Furness.
The animal does not pose an immediate risk to the public but it is capable of biting or scratching anyone who attempts to approach it.
There have been reported sightings of this animal over the weekend in the area of Dalton-in-Furness.