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Thursday, 20 November 2014

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Barrow dialect polls as least favourite

FIRST Barrow was named the most miserable town in the country, now the local dialect has taken a bashing in a national poll.

Last updated 20 November 2014
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Walney pensioner jailed for raping schoolgirl wins right to challenge sentence

A SICK Walney pensioner, caged for repeatedly raping a schoolgirl over 30 years ago, has won the right to challenge his 22-year sentence - despite the “indescribable depravity” of his crimes.

Last updated 20 November 2014
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Temporary traffic lights cause A590 delays in Cumbria

TEMPORARY traffic lights are causing long delays for motorists travelling east on the A590 in Cumbria this afternoon.

Last updated 20 November 2014
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Cumbria flood disaster - special report

EM 2009 floods five year anniversary/50025389B001.jpg_001.jpg TODAY marks five years since unprecedented flooding devastated homes and businesses around Cumbria. In the first of a three-part series, DAVID PICKTHALL looks back at the causes of the disaster and its impact (2 comments)

Last updated 20 November 2014
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Hotel chain scraps plans for Lake District development

A HOTEL chain has scrapped plans to build a new 64 bedroom development at a prominent Lake District site.

Last updated 20 November 2014
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Childhood drinking in Cumbria: shocking figures

t10adafd.jpg HEALTH leaders are warning young people about the dangers of drinking alcohol as the latest figures show one in four secondary school pupils in Cumbria will have consumed some this week.

Last updated 20 November 2014
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‘Lessons must be learnt’ Barrow MP says after parking fees U-turn

50062394B003 frr.jpg LESSONS must be learnt following the legal fiasco which saw on-street parking charges and controversial permits scrapped, Barrow’s MP has said. (1 comment)

Last updated 20 November 2014
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Redundancies at Barrow engineering firm

STAFF at an engineering company based in Barrow are being made redundant.

Last updated 20 November 2014
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Ulverston 'flying rodents' outcry

50069371B010 NUISANCE seagulls were branded “flying rodents” as councillors debated plans to rid their town of the persistent pests. (3 comments)

Last updated 20 November 2014
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Cat owners claim to have found foolproof way to get moggies to do our bidding

EM Cats in circles - Sam Sparkes A GROUP of cat owners claims to have found a foolproof way to get moggies to do our bidding: simply by drawing a circle on the floor.
Have you caught your cat in a circle? Click here to send us your pictures

Last updated 20 November 2014
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Cumbria police release CCTV following theft

Carlisle Asda theft CCTV CUMBRIA police have released a CCTV image of a man they want to speak to in connection with a theft.

Last updated 20 November 2014
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Dalton Zoo boss guilty of allowing birds to escape

50068034B006 A COURT has heard a zoo boss shot a number of sacred ibis birds with a rifle after Cumbria Police warned he faced prosecution over their escape.

Last updated 20 November 2014
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Barrow summer ice show

A 2000-seater ice arena is set to be built on Walney next year. (2 comments)

Last updated 19 November 2014
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Fears 27,000 solar panels in Barrow could dazzle aircraft pilots

P650422.jpg A MOVE to create Barrow's first solar farm is on hold after it was claimed reflection from more than 27,000 sun panels could dazzle pilots using a nearby airfield. (3 comments)

Last updated 19 November 2014
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Prison for Barrow thug who hit man and partner

A0553944 A VIOLENT Barrow thug who smashed a man over the head with a stick and attacked his girlfriend on three occasions has been jailed for 14 months.

Last updated 19 November 2014
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Barrow officers hunting sex shop knife thug examine CCTV

S51508BB POLICE are “trawling” through CCTV footage as efforts to catch a thug who held up a sex shop at knifepoint continue. (1 comment)

Last updated 19 November 2014
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Gaps in social security net leading to food banks need - study

GAPS in the social security net are one of the main reasons people are turning to food banks, a new study has found. (2 comments)

Last updated 19 November 2014
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Barrow MP and campaigners toast pub vote victory

pub victory woodcock BARROW and Furness MP John Woodcock has hailed the Commons victory to free pubs from costly and restrictive ‘beer ties’ as a step forward in saving valued local pubs across Furness. (1 comment)

Last updated 19 November 2014
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Trains running at reduced speed through South Cumbria this morning

TRAINS travelling through South Cumbria were running at a reduced speed this morning.

Last updated 19 November 2014
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Barrow Police appeal after horses set loose on Walney

BARROW Police have appealed for information after vandals destroyed a fence allowing several horses to stray.

Last updated 18 November 2014
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