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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
Published by http://www.askamlocal.co.uk

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


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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

Askam villagers call for gull cull

seagull 3 VILLAGE residents have called for a seagull cull. (9 comments)

Last updated 10 August 2011
Published by http://www.askamlocal.co.uk

Village in bid to save public toilets

50021888B000.jpg UNDER-THREAT public toilets could be saved.

Last updated 10 August 2011
Published by http://www.askamlocal.co.uk

Club closes in on 65th anniversary

S54484B ASKAM and Ireleth Old Time Dance Club was formed in 1947 and still boasts some founders who attend each Thursday evening.

Last updated 10 August 2011
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

Police and council officials chat to village community

50022491B001 RESIDENTS had their say on village life.

Last updated 2 August 2011
Published by http://www.askamlocal.co.uk

Team picks up bags of rubbish

A TEAM of litter pickers collected eight bin liners full of rubbish during a one-hour clean-up in Askam.

Last updated 22 June 2011
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

Residents flock to keep Askam library open

RESIDENTS turned out in force to show support for their threatened library. (5 comments)

Last updated 22 June 2011
Published by http://www.askamlocal.co.uk

Sun shines on Askam Carnival

EM Askam Carnival 2011/50020639B001.jpg_002.jpg SUNSHINE and samba music brought out hundreds of revellers for this year’s Askam Carnival.

Last updated 6 June 2011
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

Appeal goes out for carnival volunteers

S48426B.jpg AN urgent plea has been made for volunteers to help steward a village carnival.

Last updated 31 May 2011
Published by http://www.askamlocal.co.uk

10,000 use hall

S46881B ASKAM Town Silver Band Hall and Community Facility was built in 1926 by band members and the committee.

Last updated 12 May 2011
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

‘Little guy with big heart’ inspires charity evening

mark coward A FUNDRAISING evening will be held in memory of a popular local sportsman.

Last updated 28 April 2011
Published by http://www.askamlocal.co.uk

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