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Rebecca crowned Askam carnival queen

50033479B000 FOUR young villagers have been awarded royal duties ahead of the annual Askam Carnival.

Last updated 16 May 2012
Published by http://www.askamlocal.co.uk

Askam residents’ despair over blighted ‘dog poo alley’

50032231B000 A PARISH council has spent hundreds of pounds trying to stop the dog fouling problem blighting a coastal village.

Last updated 20 April 2012
Published by http://www.askamlocal.co.uk

Litterbugs spoil picturesque spot

LITTER louts have blighted Askam’s picturesque picnic area with a late night camping party.

Last updated 11 April 2012
Published by http://www.askamlocal.co.uk

Relatives pay tribute to popular Askam railway station signalman

TRIBUTES have been paid to a popular villager who worked as the signalman at Askam railway station.

Last updated 11 April 2012
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Mystery pair help Askam OAP after Barrow diabetes collapse

50031558B000.jpg patterson A DIABETIC has sent a message of thanks to two women who rushed to her aid when she collapsed in the middle of a busy shopping street.

Last updated 27 March 2012
Published by http://www.askamlocal.co.uk


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Widow fulfills husband’s last wish with open day

THE widow of a popular fundraiser fulfilled her husband’s final wish of opening their home to the public to raise money for charity.

Last updated 8 March 2012
Published by http://www.askamlocal.co.uk

Ireleth pupils celebrate cultures from all over the world

50030202B000 CHILDREN broadened their horizons when they celebrated a special international day.

Last updated 24 February 2012
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Fears raised if new Askam pier lifebelt is stolen again

50029492B001 A COASTAL community is being warned it may have to go without a vital livesaving provision – if it is stolen again. (2 comments)

Last updated 6 February 2012
Published by http://www.askamlocal.co.uk

Help revive station project

50015425B004.jpg IDEAS are being sought to kick-start a community project at a Furness railway station.

Last updated 20 January 2012
Published by http://www.askamlocal.co.uk

Drink driver's 110mph Dalton smash

A MOTORIST more than three times the drink-drive limit crashed into an A590 roundabout after reaching a speed of 110mph.

Last updated 19 January 2012
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

Askam man, 35, broke into girlfriend’s house carrying axe

S67779B A FORMER psychiatric nurse broke his way into his girlfriend’s house with an axe in his pocket, a court heard.

Last updated 10 January 2012
Published by http://www.askamlocal.co.uk

Santa puts in an early appearance

50027400B003 FATHER Christmas made an early appearance to switch on a village’s festive lights.

Last updated 6 December 2011
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Askam loos too dear for parish to run say councillors

50021888B000 A PUBLIC toilet block axed by the borough council will not be saved by the parish council because it cannot afford the running costs. (1 comment)

Last updated 18 November 2011
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

Police find missing girl

A TEENAGER who went missing from her home in Askam has been found safe and well.

Last updated 17 November 2011
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

Eatery worker could go to jail

A RESTAURANT worker has been told he will go to prison if he does not pay thousands of pounds of court fines.

Last updated 7 November 2011
Published by http://www.askamlocal.co.uk

How nursery has helped little Honor

50025718B009 PARENTS of twin girls have spoken of how they are adjusting to life with a deaf child with the support of their daughters’ nursery. MOLLY LYNCH reports

Last updated 21 October 2011
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

Protestors blast plans to double turbines size

PLANS to almost double the size of five wind turbines between Barrow and Ulverston have been blasted bycampaigners as a “money spinning exercise”. (2 comments)

Last updated 20 October 2011
Published by http://www.askamlocal.co.uk

Residents fear noise and vandalism from youth club

TOWN hall officials have recommended a new youth club goes ahead – despite a storm of objections from residents worried about noise and anti-social behaviour. (1 comment)

Last updated 14 October 2011
Published by http://www.askamlocal.co.uk

Residents reveal community pride

S56423B HUNDREDS of residents have given their views on their community.

Last updated 31 August 2011
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

Man cheats death in pier plunge drama

E56198 A MOTORIST was “extremely lucky” to escape without any major injuries after driving his car off a pier. (2 comments)

Last updated 30 August 2011
Published by http://www.askamlocal.co.uk

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