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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 4 days 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 5 days 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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North-West Evening Mail
Emergency road repairs in Dalton set to be completed by tomorrowchaos to many motorists as a large section of the road was closed in both direc
Emergency road repairs in Dalton set to be completed by tomorrow
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 7 days ago
chaos to many motorists as a large section of the road was closed in both directions. Councillor Wendy Maddox, member on Barrow Borough Council for Dalton South, described the work as a "nightmare," but residents living in Market Street insisted... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Barrow borough residents invited to air concerns over 15-year housing planacross the Furness region after the dates were released for a series of public
Barrow borough residents invited to air concerns over 15-year housing plan
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 7 days ago
across the Furness region after the dates were released for a series of public consultation events. Earlier this month, Barrow Borough Council announced proposals to build almost 2,000 homes across 38 sites over the course of the next 15 years... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
WITH VIDEO: Road closures and delays all week in Daltonbut this is important repair work that needs to be done." Councillor Wendy Mad
WITH VIDEO: Road closures and delays all week in Dalton
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 8 days ago
but this is important repair work that needs to be done." Councillor Wendy Maddox, who represents Dalton South on Barrow Borough Council, said she expects the repair work to be a "nightmare" during peak times but understood why they were... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Dalton residents have to 'grin and bear' week-long cable repair 'nightmare'Electricity North West following a recent power cut, is expected to last around
Dalton residents have to 'grin and bear' week-long cable repair 'nightmare'
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 9 days ago
Electricity North West following a recent power cut, is expected to last around a week. Councillor Wendy Maddox, member on Barrow Borough Council for Dalton South, said she expects the repair work to be a "nightmare" during peak times but... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Major hotel chain to create jobs with Barrow town centre planto demolish the former police station and build a 127-bedroom Holiday Inn Expre
Major hotel chain to create jobs with Barrow town centre plan
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 11 days ago
to demolish the former police station and build a 127-bedroom Holiday Inn Express and restaurant have been submitted to Barrow Borough Council. In a report for town planners, Franklin Ellis Architects says development of the site, on the corner... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Barrow arts group celebrates working class culture by paying tribute to the terraced housearound the area including its spot on Arthur Street, and on the beach at Roanhe
Barrow arts group celebrates working class culture by paying tribute to the terraced house
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 11 days ago
around the area including its spot on Arthur Street, and on the beach at Roanhead. Councillor David Pidduck, leader of Barrow Borough Council, was enthusiastic over the installation. He said: "We do as best we can with the cuts that we are... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Plans to demolish former police station in Barrow and build a 127-bedroom hotelstation in Barrow and build a huge 127-bedroom hotel. The proposal to build th
Plans to demolish former police station in Barrow and build a 127-bedroom hotel
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 12 days ago
station in Barrow and build a huge 127-bedroom hotel. The proposal to build the Holiday Inn Express have been submitted to Barrow Borough Council and includes 127 bedrooms, a car park and landscaping. A period of public consultation has opened,... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Barrow town centre shop to remain open despite plans to close downa year. "It's killing me. I'm behind, I'm not ashamed to admit that, I'm strug
Barrow town centre shop to remain open despite plans to close down
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 13 days ago
a year. "It's killing me. I'm behind, I'm not ashamed to admit that, I'm struggling. "I've repeatedly tried talking to Barrow Borough Council to see if we can come up with some way of paying it but there's just no give. They're not interested... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Walney pub gets approval to create hotel roomsA WALNEY pub has won unanimous approval to create hotel rooms. Barrow Borough
Walney pub gets approval to create hotel rooms
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 13 days ago
A WALNEY pub has won unanimous approval to create hotel rooms. Barrow Borough Council planning committee gave the green light to Vickerstown Institute on Walney to create nine en-suite rooms and a porter's room on the first floor of the... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
LETTER: Taxi driver dress code would do wonders for the professionI READ with interest that Barrow Borough Council is considering what taxi drive
LETTER: Taxi driver dress code would do wonders for the profession
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 14 days ago
I READ with interest that Barrow Borough Council is considering what taxi drivers can and cannot wear while on duty. Would it not be more appropriate for for all drivers to wear the same attire, such as white shirt, black pants and leather shoes?... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Fears raised over future of The Forum as Barrow Borough Council bids to save £470kbeen raised over the future of The Forum, which along with Park Leisure Centre,
Fears raised over future of The Forum as Barrow Borough Council bids to save £470k
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 14 days ago
been raised over the future of The Forum, which along with Park Leisure Centre, has been earmarked for ‘outsourcing’ in Barrow Borough Council’s budget proposals. Campaigners believe the move, which is projected to save the cash-strapped local... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Green light in principle for 'much-needed' £11m Barrow maternity unitA NEW £11m maternity unit has been given the green light in principle - ahead o
Green light in principle for 'much-needed' £11m Barrow maternity unit
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 14 days ago
A NEW £11m maternity unit has been given the green light in principle - ahead of the diggers moving in next month. Barrow Borough Council planning committee considered Furness General Hospital's state-of-the-art new maternity facility as an urgent... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Barrow woman criticises dog owners for disgusting huge pile of poo bagspooches. Vickie Robinson posted some pictures on the Bizarreness of Barrow and
Barrow woman criticises dog owners for disgusting huge pile of poo bags
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 15 days ago
pooches. Vickie Robinson posted some pictures on the Bizarreness of Barrow and Furness' Facebook page last night, praising Barrow Borough Council for replacing a bin on a popular dog walking area in Barrow. However, Miss Robinson, who owns a dog,... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Huge £8m boost sparks start of work at Barrow Waterfront developmentof investment was thrown at the port area and Cumbria County Council acquired q
Huge £8m boost sparks start of work at Barrow Waterfront development
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 15 days ago
of investment was thrown at the port area and Cumbria County Council acquired quite a bit of land from British Ports and Barrow Borough Council acquired some of the land for housing." Since the scheme was first announced, BAE Systems has moved... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Walney pub seeking to create hotel roomsAN island pub's bid to create hotel rooms looks set to get the go-ahead. Barro
Walney pub seeking to create hotel rooms
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 16 days ago
AN island pub's bid to create hotel rooms looks set to get the go-ahead. Barrow Borough Council planning committee will tomorrow discuss a proposal to see nine en-suite rooms and a porter's room built on the first floor of Vickerstown Institute,... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Devoted daughter blasts NHS bosses as nearest bed is three HOURS awaysecure unit and EMI (elderly mentally infirm care). “We even tried Millom, Lan
Devoted daughter blasts NHS bosses as nearest bed is three HOURS away
Daily Mirror / Posted 17 days ago
secure unit and EMI (elderly mentally infirm care). “We even tried Millom, Lancaster, Morecambe, Penrith and Whitehaven.” Barrow Borough Council health and wellbeing spokesperson said the council and local Labour MP John Woodcock are looking into... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
LETTER: Lessons of Barrow Legionnaires' disease investigation don't seem to have been learnt in baby Poppi casewere the officials identified by the chart as being responsible for health and
LETTER: Lessons of Barrow Legionnaires' disease investigation don't seem to have been learnt in baby Poppi case
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 19 days ago
were the officials identified by the chart as being responsible for health and safety and the contractors contracted by Barrow Borough Council to maintain the AC plant and dosing system, the lack of effective maintenance allowing the growth of... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Huge amounts of rubbish litter part of Barrow town centreuncollected litter causes problems for a number of town centre residents becaus
Huge amounts of rubbish litter part of Barrow town centre
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 19 days ago
uncollected litter causes problems for a number of town centre residents because it can attract seagulls and vermin. The Evening Mail is set to approach Barrow Borough Council and businesses along the stretch of the road for comment about the litt... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Councils clash over plans to build new £11m Barrow maternity unit at hospitala 14-bed maternity unit, a four-bed special baby care unit, two dedicated theat
Councils clash over plans to build new £11m Barrow maternity unit at hospital
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 19 days ago
a 14-bed maternity unit, a four-bed special baby care unit, two dedicated theatres with staff and patient accommodation. Barrow Borough Council planning committee will consider the application on Wednesday and also has a site visit. The... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Crunch meeting over relocation of rare wildlife to Walney beauty spothad been captured from the area of the Barrow Waterfront development site. Cum
Crunch meeting over relocation of rare wildlife to Walney beauty spot
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 20 days ago
had been captured from the area of the Barrow Waterfront development site. Cumbria County Council cut away the bushes on Barrow Borough Council owned-land to relocate the protected reptile species. A fire then destroyed more gorse bushes. Local... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Devoted daughter must travel 146-miles to visit 88-year-old dad with dementiainfirm care). "We even tried Millom, Lancaster, Morecambe, Penrith and Whiteha
Devoted daughter must travel 146-miles to visit 88-year-old dad with dementia
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 21 days ago
infirm care). "We even tried Millom, Lancaster, Morecambe, Penrith and Whitehaven," Miss Martin told the Evening Mail. Barrow Borough Council health and wellbeing spokesperson, Councillor Michael Cassells said: " Dementia is here to stay so we... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Public site meeting at Walney beauty spot over controversial workslow-worms which were captured at the Barrow Waterfront development site. Cumb
Public site meeting at Walney beauty spot over controversial work
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 22 days ago
slow-worms which were captured at the Barrow Waterfront development site. Cumbria County Council cut away the bushes on Barrow Borough Council owned-land to create a new home for the protected reptile species. Residents who walk in the area... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Fifteen-year vision laid out for Barrow boroughconsultation events will begin, to allow members of the public to raise concern
Fifteen-year vision laid out for Barrow borough
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 27 days ago
consultation events will begin, to allow members of the public to raise concerns about any of the developments. The new plan is set to come into fruition in the autumn of 2017. SHOULD BARROW BOROUGH COUNCIL BE BUILDING ON SO MANY GREENFIELD S... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Barrow borough's future set to be determined by council leadersfuture of the Barrow borough for the next 15 years, will be debated by council
Barrow borough's future set to be determined by council leaders
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 28 days ago
future of the Barrow borough for the next 15 years, will be debated by council members tomorrow. For the past four years, Barrow Borough Council have been putting together their Local Plan which sets out the blueprint for development,... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Barrow waterfront development gets a touch of green with new allotmentsnumber of allotments have been built, it is a welcome development for a town th
Barrow waterfront development gets a touch of green with new allotments
North-West Evening Mail / Posted a month ago
number of allotments have been built, it is a welcome development for a town that suffers long waits for spare allotments. Barrow Borough Council operates more than 800 allotments across the area. Currently the wait stands on average at three to... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Business owner achieves Walney takeaway ambitionwithout controversy. There were some objections from neighbouring properties to
Business owner achieves Walney takeaway ambition
North-West Evening Mail / Posted a month ago
without controversy. There were some objections from neighbouring properties to the planning application which went before Barrow Borough Council. There were concerns about noise, traffic disturbance, parking, odours and bin storage. But the... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Families pulled apart to locate specialist dementia careNorth East. In some cases, lengthy journey times can make visiting impossible
Families pulled apart to locate specialist dementia care
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 1 months ago
North East. In some cases, lengthy journey times can make visiting impossible for elderly and infirm family members. But Barrow Borough Council health and wellbeing spokesperson, Councillor Michael Cassells, said the scale of the problem is... Read more

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