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Wednesday, 22 October 2014

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Askam news

'Relief' as rubbish collection resumes

A0503604 BIN lorries are now back out on the streets of Barrow, as the council battles to tackle a nine-day backlog.

Last updated 30 December 2010
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Apartments plan for former pub

A0539729 A CONTROVERSIAL scheme to transform a former pub into a block of flats looks set to be approved.

Last updated 22 December 2010
Published by http://www.askamlocal.co.uk

Helicopter and rescuers join in vital training session

0568308 MAN and beast braved the elements to brush up on their life-saving skills at the weekend.

Last updated 15 December 2010
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

Askam youngsters hoping for cafe green light

A50011950B000 MOVES to create a state-of-the-art youth café in Askam have taken a major step forward. (1 comment)

Last updated 7 December 2010
Published by http://www.askamlocal.co.uk

Donation kicks off project

A VILLAGE community centre’s drive to have a safe outside play area for children has got off to a great start, thanks to the Evening Mail.

Last updated 23 November 2010
Published by http://www.askamlocal.co.uk

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Askam man, 35, pestered girl with sexual texts

A 35-YEAR-OLD man who sent text messages to a child asking her to perform sex acts could be jailed.

Last updated 19 November 2010
Published by http://www.askamlocal.co.uk

Cash boost for mountain rescue team

50013201B000 A MOUNTAIN rescue team has been given a cash boost to help fund its vital work.

Last updated 16 November 2010
Published by http://www.askamlocal.co.uk

Rescue team is well prepared for floods

THE LEADER of a rescue team says it is well prepared to help deal with any floods that happen this winter.

Last updated 15 November 2010
Published by http://www.askamlocal.co.uk

‘Nightmare’ Askam speed bumps could be in wrong place

AN investigation is under way into claims speed humps were installed in a village against government legislation.

Last updated 11 November 2010
Published by http://www.askamlocal.co.uk

Baubles, bangles and beads help village hall

50012988B000 A CRAFT fair has raised around £300 towards the upkeep of a community hall.

Last updated 10 November 2010
Published by http://www.askamlocal.co.uk

Community answers call

AN under-threat carnival has been saved thanks to a surge in volunteers.

Last updated 5 November 2010
Published by http://www.askamlocal.co.uk

New hip-hop dance group makes debut

A BUDDING dance troupe is gearing up for a hectic festive season.

Last updated 1 November 2010
Published by http://www.askamlocal.co.uk

Askam teenagers design their own place to hang out

TEENAGERS in a Furness village have been making sure that future generations have a safe place to hang out.

Last updated 15 October 2010
Published by http://www.askamlocal.co.uk

Fortunes mixed in area’s latest jobless statistics

THE number of unemployed people across Barrow and Copeland has fallen – but numbers have increased in South Lakeland.

Last updated 14 October 2010
Published by http://www.askamlocal.co.uk

Daughter-in-law who stole £3k avoids jail

A WOMAN who stole thousands of pounds from her 82-year-old mother-in-law has avoided jail.

Last updated 13 October 2010
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

Harvest buys goat for Africa

0557853 SCHOOL pupils have supported needy people in Furness and overseas with their harvest collection.

Last updated 8 October 2010
Published by http://www.askamlocal.co.uk

Girls celebrated guiding centenary

RAINBOWS, brownies and girl guides came together to celebrate a special centenary.

Last updated 8 October 2010
Published by http://www.askamlocal.co.uk

Community hall’s £20k revamp

50006537B000 A VILLAGE hall has undergone a £20,000 revamp.

Last updated 24 September 2010
Published by http://www.askamlocal.co.uk

Blair’s battle with cancer benefits all other students

A FORMER cancer patient has been given a special award in recognition of her work raising awareness of the disease and helping change the rules for claiming benefit.

Last updated 24 September 2010
Published by http://www.askamlocal.co.uk

Lead stripped from Askam roof

50010384B002 THIEVES used the cover of darkness to strip lead from the rooftop of an Askam business.

Last updated 15 September 2010
Published by http://www.askamlocal.co.uk

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