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North-West Evening Mail
Do you live in one of Barrow's anti-social behaviour hotspots?offenders will continue to be enforced to ensure Barrow and Dalton remain safe
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 20 hours ago
offenders will continue to be enforced to ensure Barrow and Dalton remain safe for residents. At a meeting of the Barrow Borough Council executive committee members moved to extend public spaces protection orders implemented on nine areas... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Plans submitted to convert huge empty premises in Barrow town centreStreet and High Street, has been left empty for a number of years. A planning
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 6 days ago
Street and High Street, has been left empty for a number of years. A planning application has now been submitted to Barrow Borough Council by funeral director Little & Caine to convert the building which will include Dalkeith Chapel. The... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Fly-tippers given 'on the spot fines' as Cumbria councils crack down on culpritsMay 9, 2016 - when the government gave local authorities these powers - and May
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 6 days ago
May 9, 2016 - when the government gave local authorities these powers - and May 8, this year. During the same period Barrow Borough Council also issued eight notices and collected £800 and Eden District Council made four notices and collected... Read more
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The News and Star
Fly-tippers slapped with 'on the spot fines' as Cumbria councils crackdown on culpritsbetween May 9, 2016, when the Government gave local authorities these powers, a
The News and Star / Posted 6 days ago
between May 9, 2016, when the Government gave local authorities these powers, and May 8, this year. During the same period Barrow Borough Council also issued eight notices and collected £800 and Eden District Council made four notices and collected... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Council vows to campaign against "disastrous" Universal Credit to protect 'hardest pressed' Furness familiescampaign to see the "disastrous" Universal Credit stopped so it does not impact
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 7 days ago
campaign to see the "disastrous" Universal Credit stopped so it does not impact on the "hardest pressed" Furness families. Barrow Borough Council has pledged to support a national movement of campaigning to halt the government's controversial... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Park and ride scheme and greater bus service use for Barrow shipyard staff discussed to tackle congestion and parking issuesuse the service." The group, which includes representatives from Barrow Local
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 8 days ago
use the service." The group, which includes representatives from Barrow Local Committee of Cumbria County Council, Barrow Borough Council, Stagecoach and BAE Systems, has also suggested that a park and ride scheme "should be considered for... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Fresh start pledged for Barrow Island following multi-million pound investmentinspector, Jim Bailey, is keen to clean up Barrow Island's trouble spots. This
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 9 days ago
inspector, Jim Bailey, is keen to clean up Barrow Island's trouble spots. This involves working with local partners such as Barrow Borough Council and people like Ms Hart. Recently there were a series of suspected arson attacks at the nearby... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
New animal director threatened to quit post over 'misunderstandings and disagreements' with zoo bossappointed animal director in August as part of the conditions of Cumbria Zoo Co
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 13 days ago
appointed animal director in August as part of the conditions of Cumbria Zoo Company Limited's licence awarded by Barrow Borough Council. Yet he handed in his resignation amid a series of "misunderstandings and disagreements" with zoo... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Free garden party and family festival at unveiling of Barrow Island landscaping schemechess, refreshments and live music from tribute acts Tony as Robbie, Elton and
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 14 days ago
chess, refreshments and live music from tribute acts Tony as Robbie, Elton and Tiff. The event has been organised by Barrow Borough Council and Maritime Apartments with contractors Ground Control and Farrer Huxley. In 2013, Barrow Borough... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Barrow council insists beloved pirate ship 'will be replaced'last week because of repeated repairs and reports of anti-social behaviour. Pa
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 14 days ago
last week because of repeated repairs and reports of anti-social behaviour. Part of the structure was rotten and Barrow Borough Council said it was not economically viable to keep repairing it. The pirate ship has been removed but... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Popular pirate ship playground in Barrow removed for health and safety reasonsA PIRATE ship play installation at a park in Barrow has been removed because th
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 16 days ago
A PIRATE ship play installation at a park in Barrow has been removed because the structure had become unsafe. Barrow Borough Council has been forced to dismantle the pirate ship at the popular playground alongside the Dock Museum off North... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Peacocks with chlamydia and dogs run wild - inside zoo where 500 animals diedSarah McClay, outside Preston Crown Court (Image: PA) Padang was one of three
Daily Mirror / Posted 21 days ago
Sarah McClay, outside Preston Crown Court (Image: PA) Padang was one of three tigers to die at the zoo, according to Barrow Borough Council. Following a visit in January, inspectors said they were "dismayed by the obvious deficiencies in the... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Asbestos dumped at Barrow site as owners continue to refuse to comment on ongoing antisocial behaviourup by property developer Amstone for £1.35m when it was put on the market in 20
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
Work starts on empty Barrow premises set to become a hotel and restaurantthe former police station in Barrow and build a 127-bedroom Holiday Inn Express
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 21 days ago
the former police station in Barrow and build a 127-bedroom Holiday Inn Express and restaurant have also been approved by Barrow Borough Council. The Duke of Edinburgh in Abbey Road increased the number of rooms it has by building into empty... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Barrow fraudsters claim £27k in benefits over four yearsin full-time employment." When interviewed by police, Paul Crawford said he fa
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 21 days ago
in full-time employment." When interviewed by police, Paul Crawford said he failed to notify the authorities, including Barrow Borough Council and the Department for Work and Pensions, because he thought his wife had done it. Mr Kelly said: "He... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Peacocks with chlamydia and lemurs climbing into a pram - findings of latest unannounced zoo inspectionBARROW Borough Council is set to agree progress is being made at Dalton zoo des
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 21 days ago
BARROW Borough Council is set to agree progress is being made at Dalton zoo despite a number of worrying welfare findings and seven incidents involving animal contact with the public during a 14-day period after a shock inspection. The council's... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Teen yobs vandalise buildings, attack police officers and cause chaos in Barrow and Ulverstonvandalising the empty Furness House in Barrow. The former tax office has been t
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 22 days ago
vandalising the empty Furness House in Barrow. The former tax office has been targeted by children as young as eight, with Barrow Borough Council reporting seeing youths damage and break into the building by the Schneider Square roundabout seven... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Public urged to shop teen yobs causing chaos in Barrow and Ulverston after Cumbria-wide appealvandalising the empty Furness House in Barrow. The former tax office has been t
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 22 days ago
vandalising the empty Furness House in Barrow. The former tax office has been targeted by children as young as eight, with Barrow Borough Council reporting seeing youths damage and break into the building by the Schneider Square roundabout seven... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Ormsgill man accused of fraudulently claiming disability benefits while working2015 and February 2016 while both he and his wife were in work and his care nee
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 22 days ago
2015 and February 2016 while both he and his wife were in work and his care needs had improved; 3. Failing to notify Barrow Borough Council of a change in circumstances while claiming Housing Benefit between December 2013 and December 2015... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
New tenant lined up for former Brantano unit at Barrow retail parkPark. The store opened in 2008 but closed a few years ago. Now Cancer Research
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 23 days ago
Park. The store opened in 2008 but closed a few years ago. Now Cancer Research UK has submitted a planning application to Barrow Borough Council to install signage to operate the unit as a retail store and warehouse. Cancer Research also has a... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Council grants licence to Barrow town centre 'members' only' live music clubStreet venue. Last month the society submitted an application for a premises l
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 23 days ago
Street venue. Last month the society submitted an application for a premises licence which has now been approved by Barrow Borough Council. No live music will be played or created after 2am and all volumes will be reduced at 2am. The club... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Volunteers roll up their sleeves for Big Clean in Barrowdespite the miserable conditions. Friday afternoon saw Barrow and Furness MP J
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 23 days ago
despite the miserable conditions. Friday afternoon saw Barrow and Furness MP John Woodcock and members of the LBTC, Barrow Borough Council, Cumbria County Council, Furness Peninsula Rotary Club and The Mail exploring the town centre to pick... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Tear down the 'Victorian slum' that is Egerton Court say frustrated residentsconfront the persistent problems that afflict Egerton Court and Barrow Island.
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 26 days ago
confront the persistent problems that afflict Egerton Court and Barrow Island. However, Councillor Dave Pidduck, leader of Barrow Borough Council, said there was no quick fix for what needed to be achieved in the community. He said: "It's quite... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Proud gardeners collect awards at Barrow ceremonyPROUD gardeners of all ages collected awards at a Barrow awards ceremony. The
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 26 days ago
PROUD gardeners of all ages collected awards at a Barrow awards ceremony. The Barrow Borough Council Housing Services Annual Garden Competition prize winners were announced at a celebration at Barrow Town Hall. This year was the 30th anniversary... Read more
27d
North-West Evening Mail
Barrow history lovers offered chance to travel along lost railways through innovative art exhibitionfunded by Arts Council England with additional local support from Esmee Fairbai
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 27 days ago
funded by Arts Council England with additional local support from Esmee Fairbairn, the Walney Extension Community Fund and Barrow Borough Council, the programme also provides valuable opportunities for emerging artists to focus and refine their... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Barrow businesses pull together in a bid to clean up town centre streetsT-shirts to carry out a Big Clean in the town centre. Love Barrow Town Centre
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 27 days ago
T-shirts to carry out a Big Clean in the town centre. Love Barrow Town Centre is a collective initiated by Barrow BID, Barrow Borough Council, Cumbria County Council, John Woodcock MP and The Mail. Its core aim is to restore pride in the town... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Town team takes to the streets of Barrow for Big Cleangroup will carry out a Big Clean in the town centre. Love Barrow Town Centre i
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 30 days ago
group will carry out a Big Clean in the town centre. Love Barrow Town Centre is a collective initiated by Barrow BID, Barrow Borough Council, Cumbria County Council, John Woodcock MP and The Mail. Its core aim is to restore pride in the town... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Group aims to restore pride in Barrow town centreundertake a Big Clean in the town centre starting at 1pm. Love Barrow Town Cen
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 1 months ago
undertake a Big Clean in the town centre starting at 1pm. Love Barrow Town Centre is a collective initiated by Barrow Bid, Barrow Borough Council, Cumbria County Council, John Woodcock MP and The Mail, with its core aim being to restore pride in... Read more

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