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North-West Evening Mail
What lurks beneath? Barrow woman's fear for elderly mum's safety on weed-infested pathsaid. "It is so overgrown that I am worried she will have a serious fall, as s
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 4 hours ago
said. "It is so overgrown that I am worried she will have a serious fall, as she can be unsteady on her feet." In April, Barrow Borough Council scrapped its weed-spraying service in a bid to cut costs. In response to a growing number of... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Rubbish starts to pile up in litter-blighted back alley of BarrowBarrow clean. However, pictures sent in by a resident today show that the rubb
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 11 hours ago
Barrow clean. However, pictures sent in by a resident today show that the rubbish is once more starting to pile up. Barrow Borough Council has been taking enforcement action against those believed to be responsible for some of the worst... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Plans refused for large hen house at Marton due to impact on the areafarm building at Marton, which would house thousands of birds for free-range eg
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
farm building at Marton, which would house thousands of birds for free-range egg production, was recommended for refusal by Barrow Borough Council. The reason for the recommendation was that the development would cause 'significant harm to an area... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Barrow live music club launches bid for premises licencewithout having to travel there or pay for a hotel." The society has now submit
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 8 days ago
without having to travel there or pay for a hotel." The society has now submitted an application for a premises licence to Barrow Borough Council. No live music will be played or created after 2am and all volumes will be reduced at 2am. If... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Global appeal of town's wind power as Taiwanese town looks to model itself on Barrowengineering required both on and offshore to make an offshore wind farm a succe
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 12 days ago
engineering required both on and offshore to make an offshore wind farm a success for the developer and local community. "Barrow Borough Council and Vattenfall, the current operator of Ormonde, have been very helpful in making it possible to share... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
'Someone will die unless action is taken to board up these old buildings'of the public or our firefighters Fearing for the safety of his firefighters a
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 12 days ago
of the public or our firefighters Fearing for the safety of his firefighters and the public, Mr Milburn plans to ask Barrow Borough Council to board up the buildings and then bill the owner, who is understood to be a Dalton businesswoman who... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Plans to build hotel at side of listed building in Barrowhotel alongside his Harbour Hotel in The Strand, close to Morrisons. Because t
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 13 days ago
hotel alongside his Harbour Hotel in The Strand, close to Morrisons. Because the Harbour is a listed building, planners at Barrow Borough Council will be looking for the plans to reflect the appearance and nature of the existing building while not... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Andy Murray withdraws from Cincinnati Masters as injury problems continuesign a town centre pledge in the Abbey Road offices of The Mail. From left, Sim
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 14 days ago
sign a town centre pledge in the Abbey Road offices of The Mail. From left, Simon Craig, chairman of Barrow BID, MP John Woodcock, Tracey Ingham of Cumbria County Council, Sheenah Alcock of The Mail, Phil Huck of Barrow Borough Council LEANNE B... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Ulverston bank naming competition generates high interestsign a town centre pledge in the Abbey Road offices of The Mail. From left, Sim
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 14 days ago
sign a town centre pledge in the Abbey Road offices of The Mail. From left, Simon Craig, chairman of Barrow BID, MP John Woodcock, Tracey Ingham of Cumbria County Council, Sheenah Alcock of The Mail, Phil Huck of Barrow Borough Council LEANNE B... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Maths centre will be new addition to Barrow communityfrom a planning development which will see a maths and English study centre bui
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 14 days ago
from a planning development which will see a maths and English study centre built. An application has been submitted to Barrow Borough Council to turn Murray's Pharmacy in Roose Road into a Kumon study centre. Kumon are a global organisation... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Marton hen house hopes scrambled by Barrow Borough Council planning committeeto build a new farm building in the village which could house thousands of bird
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 15 days ago
to build a new farm building in the village which could house thousands of birds has been recommended for refusal by Barrow Borough Council. The application will be thrown into the long grass due to the fears it would cause "significant harm... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
What happened when this nightmare back alley in Barrow was cleared up and left for a week?had retained its spotless sheen - not a single piece of litter and red recyclin
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 15 days ago
had retained its spotless sheen - not a single piece of litter and red recycling bins placed neatly outside backyards. Barrow Borough Council has also been taking enforcement action against those believed to be responsible for some of the worst... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Vandals 'as young as eight' seen breaking into empty office block in BarrowBarrow is attracting vandals who have been using the building's windows as targ
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 20 days ago
Barrow is attracting vandals who have been using the building's windows as target practice, video footage shows. Staff at Barrow Borough Council say they have reported seeing youths damage and break into the building, on Schneider Square... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Barrow is 'filthy' and Dalton Road is 'one giant rubbish bin'continue He returned to Barrow at the weekend - an experience which sparked a
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 23 days ago
continue He returned to Barrow at the weekend - an experience which sparked a passionate letter to The Mail and to call on Barrow Borough Council to do more about the degeneration of the town. It came as quite a shock to discover just how dirty... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Council approves plans to create Aldi 'superstore' in Barrowthe shop covering 1,395 square metres - equal to the size of seven tennis court
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 26 days ago
the shop covering 1,395 square metres - equal to the size of seven tennis courts. In a planning application submitted to Barrow Borough Council, Indigo Planning reveals that a new canopy will also be built, stretching across the entrance spanning... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Calls for second Walney bridge amid council's bid to sell land for new homesa second bridge linking Walney to the mainland. Residents have been voicing th
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 27 days ago
a second bridge linking Walney to the mainland. Residents have been voicing their opposition after it was revealed that Barrow Borough Council was selling two sites off Solway Drive on Walney in the hope a property developer would build around... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
VIDEO 'You can't blame the binmen for this': Elderly Barrow resident criticises neighbours for litter-strewn backstreetsproblems are because of this, but I do think it's unfair to just blame the binm
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 27 days ago
problems are because of this, but I do think it's unfair to just blame the binmen when it's not their fault." The Mail has contacted FCC Environment, which runs the household waste collection service for Barrow Borough Council, for a s... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Plans to convert part of Barrow town centre premises into four flatsservices firm's outlet in Barrow are set to be converted into four one-bedroom
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 28 days ago
services firm's outlet in Barrow are set to be converted into four one-bedroom flats. Plans have been submitted to Barrow Borough Council to convert the first and second floors of 233 Dalton Road, the Barrow outlet of Home and Finance, into... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Council looks to sell green seven-acre site on Walney to property developers within weeksHOUSE builders are being asked to submit closed bids for a key piece of develop
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 29 days ago
HOUSE builders are being asked to submit closed bids for a key piece of development land on Walney as Barrow Borough Council looks to sell the site and have homes built within just a few months. The council has published a briefing aimed at property... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Public inquiry taking place today amid Barrow new homes rowof wrangling, which saw 85 residents pen strongly-worded letters of objection t
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 29 days ago
of wrangling, which saw 85 residents pen strongly-worded letters of objection to the council, the planning committee of Barrow Borough Council voted unanimously to block the move. William Woodhouse, 79, has lived in The Gardens, Barrow, for 24... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
'Orange army' prepared to tackle train disruption in South Cumbriapassengers raise fears about the impact of frequent disruptions on summer holid
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 1 months ago
passengers raise fears about the impact of frequent disruptions on summer holiday-goers. Brendan Sweeney, deputy leader of Barrow Borough Council, spoke out after encountering yet another cancellation on Wednesday. This time, it was the 6.48am... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Rubbish piles up at 'inaccessible' street on Barrow Islandbecause of work going on to landscape the site as part of a regeneration projec
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 1 months ago
because of work going on to landscape the site as part of a regeneration project. Mrs Abbott has continued to email Barrow Borough Council about the issue, which she says needs to be resolved as soon as possible. In one email sent to The... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
National pizza chain 'with one other in Barrow' to open second store and create 20 jobschain which has one other on Walney Road is to open a second outlet in Barrow.
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 1 months ago
chain which has one other on Walney Road is to open a second outlet in Barrow. The change of use application submitted to Barrow Borough Council avoids stating which pizza chain is involved but makes it clear that Dominos intends to open up a... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Barrow terror suspect appears before UK’s highest criminal courtincident this Saturday from noon and the great and good of Barrow have thrown t
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 1 months ago
incident this Saturday from noon and the great and good of Barrow have thrown their support behind the LGBT community. At a meeting on Tuesday, all members of Barrow Borough Council united in their pledge to protect everyone from discri... Read more

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