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Thu, 19 Mar 2009 15:53:53 +0000

Friendly and diverse, Ulverston offers a veritable feast of things to do and see throughout the year, alongside numerous places to eat and drink.


Tue, 17 Apr 2007 08:44:00 +0100

Ulverston claims the proud title of the South Lakeland's Festival Town. FRIENDLY faces, cobbled streets, cosy cafes, quaint specialist shops and a hectic schedule of markets catering for all tastes combine to make Ulverston a unique and charming stopping point for the Lakes tourist.

Furness folk are generous

Wed, 19 May 2004 09:45:00 +0100

ULVERSTON Mayor Norman Bishop-Rowe has paid tribute to the generosity of Furness folk in a farewell speech before passing on the chains of office.


Mon, 23 Jun 2003 16:47:00 +0100

In the early 19th century, Ulverston was a busy port linked to the sea by a mile-long canal (which was built by James Rennie in 1796). As many as 600 ships a year carried away charcoal made from South Lakeland's woods, but the demise of the industry and the coming of the railway in 1856 brought a dramatic decline.