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Askam news

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


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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

Pupils prepare nutritious food for birds

daneghyll1604 PUPILS at a Barrow school spent the last few weeks of term making nutritious food for local wildlife.

Last updated 16 April 2011
Published by http://www.askamlocal.co.uk

Volunteers sought to join lifesaving team in village

A LIFESAVING team is set to be launched in a Furness village.

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

Bid to transform Askam hotel into family home

PM Aaskam hotel A VILLAGE hotel could be transformed into a family home. (3 comments)

Last updated 5 April 2011
Published by http://www.askamlocal.co.uk

Former Catholic church converted into nursery

50017857B000 A COMMUNITY has welcomed the transformation of a former Catholic church.

Last updated 25 March 2011
Published by http://www.askamlocal.co.uk

Football legend to talk at cricket club fundraiser

A FORMER Premier League football manager known as one of the game’s most colourful characters is to speak at a Furness function.

Last updated 16 March 2011
Published by http://www.askamlocal.co.uk

Flights cancelled to quake hit Japan

UK airlines cancelled flights to Tokyo following the devastating Japanese earthquake.

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

Quake largest ever to hit Japan

THE earthquake was the largest to hit Japan since records began 140 years ago.

Last updated 11 March 2011
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

Just look at what’s on your doorstep

AMc LB Gillett A DEDICATED Furness fell walker has decided to turn his love of the Lake District into a photographic slide show.

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

Gate crash motorist turns himself in

PM Askam gate A TEENAGE motorist who drove through a football club’s gate handed himself in after seeing the damage he caused in the Evening Mail.

Last updated 4 March 2011
Published by http://www.askamlocal.co.uk

Askam golfers make Walney boy Jordan’s quad dream come true

50016888B000 A 10-YEAR-OLD boy with cerebral palsy has fulfilled his dream of owning a quad bike thanks to kind-hearted fundraisers

Last updated 1 March 2011
Published by http://www.walneylocal.co.uk

Stop treating our village like an all-day car park

0575887 COMMUTERS are treating a village like a car park, a council claim.

Last updated 21 February 2011
Published by http://www.askamlocal.co.uk

Police seek driver who crashed through gate

A FOOTBALL club has been left with a £400 bill after a car smashed through a gate and drove onto the pitch. (1 comment)

Last updated 19 February 2011
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

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