STUDENTS were the pride of their families, their school and their community as they took part in a passing out parade.
NEW hospice boss Val Stangoe said she was delighted to see the response so far to the Evening Mail’s Reaching Out campaign.
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DOUG GILLAM, owner of Gillam’s Tearoom, in Market Street, said: “I love Ulverston because it is an individual town and because you could say it punches above its weight culturally. I think it is quite cosmopolitan for such a small place and it has got a lot to offer.
DAVID GUMMERS, who runs Dickinson’s Footwear, in King Street, said: “I love Ulverston because it is a small market town with friendly people. It has a homely feel to it.
THERE are few things more satisfying than perusing Ulverston’s famous outdoor market on a warm day, making a day of it and – perhaps best of all – knowing you have supported hard-working local traders.
LYNNE WATSON, owner of Mad Hatters Tea Room, in Market Street, said: “I love Ulverston because it’s unique, it’s welcoming and it has a mind of it’s own. It has a heart that beats through its community.
PAUL SMITH, town councillor, said: “I love Ulverston because of its community spirit. I also love Ulverston for its festivals and how everybody pulls together. All those festivals and events take organisation year in year out and there is just no stopping them in this town.
ULVERSTON Victoria High School is the beating heart of the town.
JUDY PICKTHALL, a town councillor and the deputy mayor of Ulverston
JOHN CLOUGH, town councillor, said: “I’m a social kind of person and the restaurants, pubs, coffee bars and the unusual quaint shops that you find in Ulverston add up to a special atmosphere here in our town.
KATHERINE Jones took a trip around Cumbria to see what she could find.
DICKENSIAN, breastfeeding, walking – there is a festival in Ulverston for everyone.
WHEN the new chief executive of St Mary’s Hospice was looking to move jobs, the location of her new home was important – and she could have done a lot worse than Ulverston.
IT is one year since the Coach House at Ford Park opened its doors and in that time it has become a major community hub.
THIS year is already proving to be a great one for one of Ulverston’s oldest employers.
IT has been a year of ups and downs for Croftlands residents.
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