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North-West Evening Mail
Barrow scheme aims to change attitudes towards recyclingA RECYCLING initiative which rewards residents who go green is aiming to attrac
Barrow scheme aims to change attitudes towards recycling
North-West Evening Mail / Posted yesterday
A RECYCLING initiative which rewards residents who go green is aiming to attract up to 10,000 households. The Love Barrow Love Recycling Incentive Scheme has officially launched this month and winners who are found to be eco-friendly will win prizes... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
A look back at David Marcus's 44 year involvement in local am-dramDAVID Marcus has been the face of am-dram for decades across south Cumbria and
A look back at David Marcus's 44 year involvement in local am-dram
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 2 days ago
DAVID Marcus has been the face of am-dram for decades across south Cumbria and been part of some of the areas most famous productions. Mo from the Roly Polys as Mary Rainbow, Wayne Buckley as Silly Billy, David Marcus as Mother Goose, and Jackie... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Plans submitted for £300k Barrow hotel expansionHOTEL owners have unveiled proposals for a major expansion in Barrow which coul
Plans submitted for £300k Barrow hotel expansion
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 4 days ago
HOTEL owners have unveiled proposals for a major expansion in Barrow which could create eight new jobs. The Duke of Edinburgh, at the junction between Abbey Road and Rawlinson Street, has revealed plans to build nine en-suite bedrooms by moving into... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Dalton zoo plans to demolish wooden walkways revealedZOO owners have announced five wooden viewing areas are being demolished after
Dalton zoo plans to demolish wooden walkways revealed
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 6 days ago
ZOO owners have announced five wooden viewing areas are being demolished after concerns were raised around their safety and "decaying" condition. South Lakes Safari Zoo made the announcement at the meeting of the licensing regulatory committee at... Read more
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The News and Star
Zoo to remove 'rotten' viewing areas after concerns raisedTHE OWNERS of a major tourist attraction are to demolish five wooden viewing ar
Zoo to remove 'rotten' viewing areas after concerns raised
The News and Star / Posted 6 days ago
THE OWNERS of a major tourist attraction are to demolish five wooden viewing areas after concerns were raised about their safety and 'rotten' condition. South Lakes Safari Zoo, near Dalton, made the announcement at the meeting of the licensing... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Zoo plans to demolish wooden walkways revealed at Barrow meetingOWNERS of a major south Cumbria attraction have announced five wooden viewing a
Zoo plans to demolish wooden walkways revealed at Barrow meeting
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 6 days ago
OWNERS of a major south Cumbria attraction have announced five wooden viewing areas are being demolished after concerns were raised around their safety and 'rotten' condition. South Lakes Safari Zoo made the announcement at the meeting of the... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Former Barrow music venue to be transformedA former arts venue in Barrow will be transformed into shops and offices after
Former Barrow music venue to be transformed
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 8 days ago
A former arts venue in Barrow will be transformed into shops and offices after plans were approved by Councillors yesterday. The Canteen Media and Arts Centre, in Michaelson Road, Barrow Island, is to undergo a major revamp as plans will be put in... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Former Barrow music venue to be transformedPlans to convert a former Barrow arts venue into shops and offices has been app
Former Barrow music venue to be transformed
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 8 days ago
Plans to convert a former Barrow arts venue into shops and offices has been approved by Councillors following a meeting yesterday. The Canteen Media and Arts Centre, in Michaelson Road, Barrow Island, is to undergo a major revamp as plans will be... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Tree crashes in high winds in Barrow despite being 'priority' for fellingFURIOUS Barrow residents have demanded answers from council bosses after a rott
Tree crashes in high winds in Barrow despite being 'priority' for felling
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 8 days ago
FURIOUS Barrow residents have demanded answers from council bosses after a rotten tree earmarked as "high priority" for felling crashed down next to a house in strong winds. Homeowners in Lakeland Avenue, say it is "sheer luck" that nobody was... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Retired Barrow brickie in bid for answers following asbestos disease diagnosisA RETIRED Barrow council bricklayer is appealing to his former colleagues to co
Retired Barrow brickie in bid for answers following asbestos disease diagnosis
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 10 days ago
A RETIRED Barrow council bricklayer is appealing to his former colleagues to come forward in a bid to find out how and where he was exposed to asbestos. Dennis Pearson, 66, from Stainton, was diagnosed with mesothelioma, which is caused by exposure... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Decision on Barrow housing plan appeal delayed until MarchThe decision on the appeal over a controversial housing plan for Barrow will no
Decision on Barrow housing plan appeal delayed until March
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 12 days ago
The decision on the appeal over a controversial housing plan for Barrow will now be delayed until March. The plans for 38 dwellings off Manor Road and Rating Lane, Barrow, are the subject of an appeal from developers, Story Homes, who had their... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Inspectors want to refuse South Lakes Zoo licence after shock findingsInspectors are calling for the licence of a major South Cumbria tourist attract
Inspectors want to refuse South Lakes Zoo licence after shock findings
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 15 days ago
Inspectors are calling for the licence of a major South Cumbria tourist attraction to be denied after severe lapses in standards, a report has revealed. The inspection of South Lakes Safari Zoo, conducted in November last year under the Zoo... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Public 'in danger' at Dalton zoo - government inspectorsANIMAL escapes, deaths, injuries to members of the public and 'dangerous misman
Public 'in danger' at Dalton zoo - government inspectors
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 16 days ago
ANIMAL escapes, deaths, injuries to members of the public and 'dangerous mismanagement' have been uncovered at Dalton zoo following a visit from two government-appointed inspectors. An inspection at South Lakes Safari Zoo took place on November... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Barrow Borough's potential housing windfallThree key sites have been earmarked for almost 100 new homes to be built in the
Barrow Borough's potential housing windfall
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 16 days ago
Three key sites have been earmarked for almost 100 new homes to be built in the next few years. Councillors have backed timescales for marketing of three pieces of land with a view to potential building work. The recommendations, which are part of... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Barrow homes 'will cause harm to area' - public inquiryA PUBLIC inquiry into a decision to refuse planning permission for more than 30
Barrow homes 'will cause harm to area' - public inquiry
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 16 days ago
A PUBLIC inquiry into a decision to refuse planning permission for more than 30 homes has started today. Story Homes has appealed to the Planning Inspectorate after Barrow Borough Council’s planning committee rejected an application to build 38... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Public 'in danger' at Dalton zoo - government inspectorsANIMAL escapes, deaths, injuries to members of the public and 'dangerous misman
Public 'in danger' at Dalton zoo - government inspectors
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 16 days ago
ANIMAL escapes, deaths, injuries to members of the public and 'dangerous mismanagement' have been discovered at Dalton zoo following a visit from two government-appointed inspectors. An inspection at South Lakes Safari Zoo took place on November... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Council calls for clarity over budget cutsCOUNCILLORS are calling for the government to explain cuts which have dealt Fur
Council calls for clarity over budget cuts
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 20 days ago
COUNCILLORS are calling for the government to explain cuts which have dealt Furness the biggest reduction in spending in the UK. The comments came as senior councillors discussed the latest budget for Barrow Borough Council for this coming year at... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
LETTER: Outside the box ideas neededWHAT an interesting letter from Cumbria county councillor Patricia Bell about t
LETTER: Outside the box ideas needed
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 20 days ago
WHAT an interesting letter from Cumbria county councillor Patricia Bell about the public consultation over the council’s budget plans for the coming financial year (Letters, Tuesday January 19). There is only one reason for a “public” consultation... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Urgent talks sought over hefty Barrow council cutsCOUNCILLORS are seeking urgent talks with government ministers after being deal
Urgent talks sought over hefty Barrow council cuts
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 21 days ago
COUNCILLORS are seeking urgent talks with government ministers after being dealt a hefty cut. Barrow Borough Council met last night to discuss the implications of the 15.1 per cent cut that is being imposed on it by central government over the next... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Figures reveal price of laying paupers to rest in south CumbriaA TOTAL of 26 people across South Cumbria and Copeland have had so-called paupe
Figures reveal price of laying paupers to rest in south Cumbria
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 21 days ago
A TOTAL of 26 people across South Cumbria and Copeland have had so-called paupers’ funerals in the past four years – at a cost of more than £30,000 to local councils. GRAVE ISSUE The cost of carrying out paupers’ funerals in the area over the last... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
New company will plough £1.5m into Barrow propertyA BRAND new company has revealed details of its £1.5m investment in Barrow prop
New company will plough £1.5m into Barrow property
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 21 days ago
A BRAND new company has revealed details of its £1.5m investment in Barrow properties. Blake Henderson is investing the money to meet the demand for accommodation in the area. The property development company has been established in Barrow by Andi... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Talks begin in effort to end Dalton zoo and Barrow council disputeTOP-LEVEL talks between the management team of a major South Cumbria tourist at
Talks begin in effort to end Dalton zoo and Barrow council dispute
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 21 days ago
TOP-LEVEL talks between the management team of a major South Cumbria tourist attraction and the council it had accused of “constant harassment” were held yesterday. The delegation from the Safari Park arrive at Barrow Town Hall for the summit... Read more
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The News and Star
Tourist attraction bosses announce closure u-turnPublished at 08:12, Friday, 08 January 2016 The management team at a popular C
Tourist attraction bosses announce closure u-turn
The News and Star / Posted 1 months ago
Published at 08:12, Friday, 08 January 2016 The management team at a popular Cumbrian tourist attraction has now revealed the attraction will stay open and not close this month. Dalton zoo announced last month that it would close in January,... Read more

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