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
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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.
School children at St James school in Millom, Cumbria, have made a film to appeal for more GPs to work in their town.
The young medics of the future had a simple message, which is backed by health professionals who need more doctors to relocate.
Watch the film below:
When the Office for National Statistics declared Barrow-in-Furness one of the UK's "unhappiest" places in the UK - it came as something of a shock.
Now the town has sent a message back to the statisticians - in the form of their own take on the Pharrell Williams hit, Happy.
Local residents, the town's Mayor and Hairy Biker Dave Myers got together to dance in the fun video, which includes shots of the Cumbrian town as it's most glorious.
Watch it below:
Barrow-in-Furness has been named as the "unhappiest" place in the country according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
The ONS compiles reports on wellbeing from various factors including "health, relationships, job satisfaction, economic security, education, environmental conditions".
Barrow and South Ribble were in the five least happy areas of the UK, along with Dartford in Kent, Torridge in Devon and Maldon, Essex
A Cumbrian MP is on a personal mission to improve levels in maths and literacy in local pupils.
The MP for Barrow in Furness John Woodcock has spent the past year training to be a teaching assistant to help run a summer school in his constituency.
Fifty youngsters will get three weeks of extra tuition in the pilot scheme backed by local business.
Our correspondent Elaine Willcox has the story.
A man who had to have his leg amputated after his treatment went wrong 2 years ago says he's not surprised the same hospital trust is now in special measures.
Roy Gay wants to know why lessons don't appear to have been learnt after health inspectors ruled the quality of care provided by Morecambe Bay NHS Trust was still inadequate after a visit five months ago.
The trust argues it's part-way through a process of improvement and that services such as maternity and A & E had improved since previous checks.
Our Lancashire reporter Amy Welch has been following the story: