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North-West Evening Mail
Court order issued over Barrow building at risk of collapseand was told repairs must be carried out. He was also ordered to pay costs of £
Court order issued over Barrow building at risk of collapse
North-West Evening Mail / Posted yesterday
and was told repairs must be carried out. He was also ordered to pay costs of £1,251.60. Mr Matthew Viner, prosecuting for Barrow Borough Council, told how the issue had been going on for several years and Holden had been served with notices to... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Shipyard accused of 'sneaking through' major roadworks in Barroware furious, and many have given their reaction on the Evening Mail's Facebook
Shipyard accused of 'sneaking through' major roadworks in Barrow
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 3 days ago
are furious, and many have given their reaction on the Evening Mail's Facebook page. Bill McEwan, a councillor on Barrow Borough Council and chairman of the county council's local highways committee, said BAE "must do something" to address... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Soaring number of parking fines leave Barrow motorists out of pocketto the fact that its parking wardens are monitoring on street parking only - wi
Soaring number of parking fines leave Barrow motorists out of pocket
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 5 days ago
to the fact that its parking wardens are monitoring on street parking only - with off street parking control undertaken by Barrow Borough Council. A CCC spokesperson said: "Enforcement of on-street parking restrictions in the Barrow area... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Charges withdrawn against Barrow women accused of fly-tippingBARROW Borough Council has withdrawn charges against two women accused of fly-t
Charges withdrawn against Barrow women accused of fly-tipping
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 6 days ago
BARROW Borough Council has withdrawn charges against two women accused of fly-tipping. Karen Cotton, of Biggar Bank Road, Walney, and Linzi Stanway, of Wheatclose Road, Barrow, had been listed to appear at Furness Magistrates' Court on Monday... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Charge withdrawn against Barrow woman accused of fly-tippingBARROW Borough Council has withdrawn a charge against a woman accused of fly-ti
Charge withdrawn against Barrow woman accused of fly-tipping
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 6 days ago
BARROW Borough Council has withdrawn a charge against a woman accused of fly-tipping. Karen Cotton, of Biggar Bank Road, Walney, had been listed to appear at Furness Magistrates' Court on Monday charged with dumping at least one refuse bag... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Woman to appear in court accused of dumping rubbish at recycling centre at Tesco in BarrowBARROW Borough Council has brought a prosecution against a woman accused of dum
Woman to appear in court accused of dumping rubbish at recycling centre at Tesco in Barrow
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 6 days ago
BARROW Borough Council has brought a prosecution against a woman accused of dumping rubbish at the recycling centre at Tesco Extra in Barrow. Linzi Stanway, of Wheatclose Road, Barrow, is accused of dumping at least one refuse bag containing food... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Two women to appear in court accused of dumping rubbish at recycling centre at Tesco in BarrowBARROW Borough Council has brought two prosecutions against women accused of du
Two women to appear in court accused of dumping rubbish at recycling centre at Tesco in Barrow
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 7 days ago
BARROW Borough Council has brought two prosecutions against women accused of dumping rubbish at the recycling centre at Tesco Extra in Barrow. Karen Cotton, of Biggar Bank Road, Walney, is set to appear at Furness Magistrates' Court on Monday... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Motorists face months of traffic chaos with roadworks planned for Walney Bridgethe roadworks could take up to six months. A spokesperson for BAE Systems Subm
Motorists face months of traffic chaos with roadworks planned for Walney Bridge
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 8 days ago
the roadworks could take up to six months. A spokesperson for BAE Systems Submarines said: “We have worked closely with Barrow Borough Council and Cumbria County Council to conduct traffic modelling around our site and, as a result, significant... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Harsher punishments for fly tippers come in to actionof May and follows the introduction of new government regulations on the unauth
Harsher punishments for fly tippers come in to action
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 9 days ago
of May and follows the introduction of new government regulations on the unauthorised deposition of waste. It means that Barrow Borough Council will now have the authority to deal with fly tipping in a much harsher way. Some 900,000 fly-tipping... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Shipyard to replace Walney Bridge roundabout with traffic lightsset of traffic lights. The roundabout exit onto Burnaby Street on Barrow Island
Shipyard to replace Walney Bridge roundabout with traffic lights
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 9 days ago
set of traffic lights. The roundabout exit onto Burnaby Street on Barrow Island will be removed from the junction. Barrow Borough Council granted planning permission for the changes as part of BAE Systems' £300m site redevelopment. The... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Primark 'would be welcome in Barrow' - business leadera balance but there’s no question it would certainly be a good driver for local
Primark 'would be welcome in Barrow' - business leader
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 10 days ago
a balance but there’s no question it would certainly be a good driver for local business.” David Pidduck, the leader of Barrow Borough Council agrees. He said:”If they’re interested in coming here it’s a good sign. “Companies will go where they... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Public 'excited' about proposed £11m Barrow maternity unitwill then be incorporated into the final design." A formal planning applicatio
Public 'excited' about proposed £11m Barrow maternity unit
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 11 days ago
will then be incorporated into the final design." A formal planning application for the unit was set to be submitted to Barrow Borough Council last week. If permission is granted, it is hoped groundwork could begin this autumn in the hope it... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Land between two Askam residential streets to be sold off for housingLAND in between two residential streets is to be sold off by a council for a ho
Land between two Askam residential streets to be sold off for housing
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 13 days ago
LAND in between two residential streets is to be sold off by a council for a housing development. Barrow Borough Council's executive committee has agreed in principle to sell off the piece of land which Beach Street and Sharp Street, in Askam, both... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Plans to create 33,000 new homes in Cumbria backedof long term empty houses, make home energy efficiency improvements and regener
Plans to create 33,000 new homes in Cumbria backed
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 13 days ago
of long term empty houses, make home energy efficiency improvements and regenerate housing areas to drive economic growth. Barrow Borough Council has for many years participated in the group. The council's Executive Committee this week considered... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Circus says sorry after Walney youngster's noise ordealnoise in the early hours of the morning and disturbing residents on Walney. Wa
Circus says sorry after Walney youngster's noise ordeal
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 14 days ago
noise in the early hours of the morning and disturbing residents on Walney. Walney resident Mark Ralph complained to Barrow Borough Council after his 11-year-old daughter Leah was woken a number of times during the night on Sunday and in the... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Barrow councillors hold a spring clean for Walney seaside banksconcrete steps. We knew there was some litter, but we had no idea things were q
Barrow councillors hold a spring clean for Walney seaside banks
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 16 days ago
concrete steps. We knew there was some litter, but we had no idea things were quite so bad." The was a great turnout from Barrow Borough Council and some extra volunteers, including members of the independent research facility Art Gene. Councillor... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Barrow borough residents set to be asked about budget plan to slash £2m deficitschool bins that are more than a quarter of a century old are two items going b
Barrow borough residents set to be asked about budget plan to slash £2m deficit
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 16 days ago
school bins that are more than a quarter of a century old are two items going before a council committee tomorrow. Barrow Borough Council is developing its budget strategy for 2016-2020, which will aim to eliminate the projected accumulated... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
"I'll listen and help" - new Dalton councillor's pledge to town's residentsthese things and it is like starting a new job. You learn the ropes, and you li
"I'll listen and help" - new Dalton councillor's pledge to town's residents
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 17 days ago
these things and it is like starting a new job. You learn the ropes, and you listen to other people." Labour leader for Barrow Borough Council, Councillor Dave Pidduck, said that it can feel strange becoming a councillor, but that Councillor... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Dalton zoo bosses lodge court appeal against council orderBOSSES of the South Lakes Safari Zoo in Dalton have appeared in court to lodge
Dalton zoo bosses lodge court appeal against council order
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 19 days ago
BOSSES of the South Lakes Safari Zoo in Dalton have appeared in court to lodge an appeal against orders made by Barrow Borough Council. Representatives from the zoo appeared at Furness Magistrates' Court yesterday where an official appeal was lodged... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Aerial footage published of controversial Barrow industrial siteredevelopment of the 17-acre Salthouse Mills in Barrow looks set to stall after
Aerial footage published of controversial Barrow industrial site
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 20 days ago
redevelopment of the 17-acre Salthouse Mills in Barrow looks set to stall after the owners put the land on the market with Barrow Borough Council poised to remove it from its list of preferred housing sites. READ THE FULL STORY HERE Cumbria Fire... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Barrow murder accused appears in court as community continues to raise money in memory of his alleged victimScholes, a friend of Mr Hamilton's, is today set to meet with the committee of
Barrow murder accused appears in court as community continues to raise money in memory of his alleged victim
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 20 days ago
Scholes, a friend of Mr Hamilton's, is today set to meet with the committee of Ormsgill Youth Club and hold talks with Barrow Borough Council over plans to have a permanent memorial put up outside the shops. Miss Scholes, of Angle Meadow Lane,... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
VIDEO: Uncertain future for eyesore where kids are 'dicing with death' as plans to revamp Barrow docks stallup by property developer Amstone for £1.35m when it was put on the market in 20
VIDEO: Uncertain future for eyesore where kids are 'dicing with death' as plans to revamp Barrow docks stall
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 21 days ago
up by property developer Amstone for £1.35m when it was put on the market in 2007. However, despite being earmarked in Barrow Borough Council's plan as an allocated site for future development of the town, the last nine years have seen little... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
VIDEO: Uncertain future for industrial eyesore where kids are 'dicing with death' as plans to revamp Barrow docklands stallup by property developer Amstone for £1.35m when it was put on the market in 20
VIDEO: Uncertain future for industrial eyesore where kids are 'dicing with death' as plans to revamp Barrow docklands stall
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 21 days ago
up by property developer Amstone for £1.35m when it was put on the market in 2007. However, despite being earmarked in Barrow Borough Council's plan as an allocated site for future development of the town, the last nine years have seen little... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Uncertain future for industrial eyesore where kids are 'dicing with death' as plans to revamp Barrow docklands stallup by property developer Amstone for £1.35m when it was put on the market in 20
Uncertain future for industrial eyesore where kids are 'dicing with death' as plans to revamp Barrow docklands stall
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 21 days ago
up by property developer Amstone for £1.35m when it was put on the market in 2007. However, despite being earmarked in Barrow Borough Council's plan as an allocated site for future development of the town, the last nine years have seen little... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Special ceremony is held for rededicated Barrow school war memorialsGrammar School For Boys Memorial boards have been installed in a new home at th
Special ceremony is held for rededicated Barrow school war memorials
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 21 days ago
Grammar School For Boys Memorial boards have been installed in a new home at the town hall. Along with senior officials at Barrow Borough Council, around 40 former pupils travelled from all over the country to attend. Mayor Ann Thomson said the... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Keep Britain Tidy announces clean-up campaign for 2017two cleans scheduled to take place in May. After asking residents to get in to
Keep Britain Tidy announces clean-up campaign for 2017
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 23 days ago
two cleans scheduled to take place in May. After asking residents to get in touch and with the guidance of Streetscene at Barrow Borough Council, we have decided to target the following areas in the upcoming months. 1. James Freel Close 2.... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Police candidates battle it out in publicofficers, tackling crime at night and how different areas of the county will be
Police candidates battle it out in public
Whitehaven News / Posted 27 days ago
officers, tackling crime at night and how different areas of the county will be served. Brendan Sweeney, deputy leader of Barrow Borough Council, asked the candidates how they would ensure the needs of Barrow were met when only one candidate lived... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
PCC candidates battle it out in public one week before electionofficers, tackling crime at night and how different areas of the county will be
PCC candidates battle it out in public one week before election
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 27 days ago
officers, tackling crime at night and how different areas of the county will be served. Brendan Sweeney, deputy leader of Barrow Borough Council, asked the candidates how they would ensure the needs of Barrow were met when only one candidate lived... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Primary school kids caught at scene of malicious fire at dangerous Barrow spotThere's also a lot of asbestos down there, and aerosol cans from an old fire. T
Primary school kids caught at scene of malicious fire at dangerous Barrow spot
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 30 days ago
There's also a lot of asbestos down there, and aerosol cans from an old fire. The risk is huge." Fire bosses are set to begin talks with police and representatives from Barrow Borough Council to look at the possibility of regular patrols in the ar... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Former Barrow Grammar School pupils invited to war memorial serviceFORMER pupils of a grammar school are being invited to a service to mark the in
Former Barrow Grammar School pupils invited to war memorial service
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 30 days ago
FORMER pupils of a grammar school are being invited to a service to mark the installation of a war memorial. Barrow Borough Council is set to host a rededication service on Friday at the town hall. The service is to mark the installation of the two... Read more

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