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North-West Evening Mail
Four-storey block of flats set to be built opposite Nan Tait in Barrow town centrebuild a four-story apartment block at an empty site on the corner of Abbey Road
Four-storey block of flats set to be built opposite Nan Tait in Barrow town centre
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 10 hours ago
build a four-story apartment block at an empty site on the corner of Abbey Road and Dalkeith Street have been submitted to Barrow Borough Council. Michael McKenzie, from Bardsea, has submitted the application to build a brick and steel block of... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Pauper's funeral of homeless Barrow man set to take place this week£2,500 to pay for Mr Hawkrigg's funeral. This money will be used towards the co
Pauper's funeral of homeless Barrow man set to take place this week
North-West Evening Mail / Posted yesterday
£2,500 to pay for Mr Hawkrigg's funeral. This money will be used towards the cost of the funeral, which is being funded by Barrow Borough Council. Elaine Burley, the owner of Oasis florists in Barrow and Daisy Chain in Dalton, has agreed to create... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Barrow borough's blossoming gardens celebrated in awards ceremonyput their cherished gardens under scrutiny at an awards ceremony for an annual
Barrow borough's blossoming gardens celebrated in awards ceremony
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 2 days ago
put their cherished gardens under scrutiny at an awards ceremony for an annual garden competition at Barrow town hall. Barrow Borough Council Housing Service’s annual garden competition returned for its 29th year on Thursday as 50 tenants and... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Revamp of Barrow Island in £1m makeover set to begin next monthAN ambitious £1m revamp of Barrow Island is set to begin next month. In 2013 B
Revamp of Barrow Island in £1m makeover set to begin next month
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 12 days ago
AN ambitious £1m revamp of Barrow Island is set to begin next month. In 2013 Barrow Borough Council lodged a brief with the Landscape Institute for a competition to improve the public areas in and around the flats on Barrow Island. The design has... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Barrow Island 'Lord' plans to open new takeaway in former chippy and pet shopopening could create up to 10 new jobs, has applied for a change of use for the
Barrow Island 'Lord' plans to open new takeaway in former chippy and pet shop
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 13 days ago
opening could create up to 10 new jobs, has applied for a change of use for the building, from retail to a hot food takeaway. His planning application was submitted to Barrow Borough Council on August 16 and a decision is due to be made by October... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Mixed reaction to compulsory 'knowledge' test for taxi drivers in BarrowA FURIOUS former cabbie labelled town hall bosses a "joke" after they canvassed
Mixed reaction to compulsory 'knowledge' test for taxi drivers in Barrow
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 15 days ago
A FURIOUS former cabbie labelled town hall bosses a "joke" after they canvassed views on proposed tests for taxi drivers. Barrow Borough Council launched a public consultation into its plans to assess the fitness of individuals to be cabbies, with a... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Major new Barrow power station given the green lightthat could create up to 100 jobs has been given the green light after securing
Major new Barrow power station given the green light
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 17 days ago
that could create up to 100 jobs has been given the green light after securing planning permission from the council. Barrow Borough Council has approved plans to build a new gas-fired power station on the site of the former Roosecote power... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Labour win Parkside by-election in BarrowRoberts won the most votes in yesterday's by-election in Parkside, ahead of the
Labour win Parkside by-election in Barrow
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 18 days ago
Roberts won the most votes in yesterday's by-election in Parkside, ahead of the two other candidates standing for the Barrow Borough Council seat. The vote was held after the death of Councillor Susan Opie and means Labour hold the seat. Mr... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Voters have their say in Parkside by-election and first vote since BrexitBarrow - the first local vote since the Brexit referendum. Three men are vying
Voters have their say in Parkside by-election and first vote since Brexit
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 19 days ago
Barrow - the first local vote since the Brexit referendum. Three men are vying to become the next member for Parkside on Barrow Borough Council in an election brought about following the death of Councillor Susan Opie. Labour, the Conservatives... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Furious Barrow borough councillors 'lost sleep' over enforced £2.3m budget cutslost sleep about being forced to make £2.3m of budget cuts - making their borou
Furious Barrow borough councillors 'lost sleep' over enforced £2.3m budget cuts
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 21 days ago
lost sleep about being forced to make £2.3m of budget cuts - making their borough the worst-hit district in the country. Barrow Borough Council is facing a £2.37m funding deficit by 2020 because of further government grant reductions. This... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Scaffolding removed from 'unsafe' Barrow building after cracks appeared 12 months agoscaffolding was installed at Antayla by a contractor while repairs were carried
Scaffolding removed from 'unsafe' Barrow building after cracks appeared 12 months ago
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 21 days ago
scaffolding was installed at Antayla by a contractor while repairs were carried out and Cumbria County Council and Barrow Borough Council have been working with representatives of the owners to safeguard the public and stabilise the... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Dalton residents kick up a stink over uncollected rubbishcouncil. Despite the building being home to six flats housing more than 10 peo
Dalton residents kick up a stink over uncollected rubbish
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 21 days ago
council. Despite the building being home to six flats housing more than 10 people, only four bins have been provided by Barrow Borough Council for the entire block. Anthony Fisher, 68, suffers from lung disease and has a crumbling spine,... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Barrow borough residents urged to voice 15-year local plan concernsa number of new jobs. Local plans are of the utmost importance. People have to
Barrow borough residents urged to voice 15-year local plan concerns
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 22 days ago
a number of new jobs. Local plans are of the utmost importance. People have to be confident about what is going on Barrow borough council leader, Dave Pidduck, has urged people to make the most of the consultation period. He said: "Local... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Countdown to Parkside by-election and first vote since BrexitBarrow - the first local vote since the Brexit referendum. Three men are vying
Countdown to Parkside by-election and first vote since Brexit
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 26 days ago
Barrow - the first local vote since the Brexit referendum. Three men are vying to become the next member for Parkside on Barrow Borough Council in an election brought about following the death of Councillor Susan Opie. Labour, the Conservatives... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
WITH VIDEO: Barrow back alley declared as an 'environmental crime scene' in bid to shame flytippersunder the Environmental Protection Act 1990, which means that they must remove
WITH VIDEO: Barrow back alley declared as an 'environmental crime scene' in bid to shame flytippers
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 1 months ago
under the Environmental Protection Act 1990, which means that they must remove the rubbish or risk a £75 fine. However, Barrow Borough Council made a bold statement by designating the rubbish as an environmental crime scene in a bid to crack... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
LETTER: You will find my garden rubbish in the street in futureway out to work, I returned home to see it had not been emptied. I am furious
LETTER: You will find my garden rubbish in the street in future
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 1 months ago
way out to work, I returned home to see it had not been emptied. I am furious about this. If I didn’t pay my council tax, Barrow Borough Council would be all over me like a rash, threatening me with bailiffs and court proceedings. I phoned up the... Read more

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