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Thursday, 28 August 2014

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Cumbria first as Barrow school takes in two-year-olds

50061684B000 A FURNESS primary school has become the first in Cumbria to extend its age range to take two-year-olds.

Last updated 9 April 2014
Published by http://www.walneylocal.co.uk

Warning to walkers after needles found on Barrow beach

50061298B003 NEEDLES and hypodermic syringes are just some of the items collected by a Barrow beach clean team. (1 comment)

Last updated 3 April 2014
Published by http://www.walneylocal.co.uk

Hundreds join mission to make Barrow girl’s Disney dream come true

S31009B HUNDREDS of people turned out to help make a little Barrow girl’s dream come true to head to Disneyland to meet her heroine Minnie Mouse.

Last updated 26 March 2014
Published by http://www.walneylocal.co.uk

‘Love of learning’ earns praise from Ofsted for Barrow infant school

50060893B002 fr A Barrow school which is “highly valued” by pupils, families, staff and the community has impressed inspectors.

Last updated 24 March 2014
Published by http://www.walneylocal.co.uk

Ancient antlers and medieval channels uncovered in Barrow storms

S31385B THE recent storms and mega-high tides have resulted in some startling changes to the Barrow coastline landscape – and some ancient and remarkable finds.

Last updated 5 March 2014
Published by http://www.walneylocal.co.uk

Birds face breeding problems after Walney island site hit by floods

t106a648.jpg NESTING birds could face problems this spring after severe flooding on Walney destroyed their natural habitats. (1 comment)

Last updated 3 March 2014
Published by http://www.walneylocal.co.uk

Crew tackle fire in the open on Walney

FIREFIGHTERS battled a fire in Walney.

Last updated 2 March 2014
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Walney residents braced for high tide as work on sea defences stalls

50057764B001 PERMANENT sea defences to protect flood-threatened Walney residents’ homes have failed to manifest within the promised time.

Last updated 27 February 2014
Published by http://www.walneylocal.co.uk

Walney Island residents join together to save threatened bus route

50059852B000 NORTH Walney residents have rallied together for a show of strength against threats to cut their bus service. (8 comments)

Last updated 26 February 2014
Published by http://www.walneylocal.co.uk

Friends plan 150-mile ride to support Ulverston couple who lost baby

50059781B007 A GROUP of friends are set to tackle an epic bike ride to raise money for parents who have lost children.

Last updated 26 February 2014
Published by http://www.walneylocal.co.uk

Social media crimes in Cumbria on the increase

THE number of crimes carried out on social media in Cumbria has increased, figures show.

Last updated 11 February 2014
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UPDATE 11.45am: Rescue team's warning ahead of possible Walney flooding

EM Harry BAY Search and Rescue will be on stand-by this weekend to deal with any flood rescues in Cumbria, following warnings of 10m high tides. (5 comments)

Last updated 30 January 2014
Published by http://www.walneylocal.co.uk

Cooking up an evening to bring Barrow generations together

50058524B001 IMPRESSED Barrow residents thanked students and staff for putting on a dinner and evening of entertainment for them.

Last updated 24 January 2014
Published by http://www.walneylocal.co.uk

Walney beach clean team finds toys, a for-sale sign and half a boat

S28174B A CLEAN-UP mission took place on Walney beaches with volunteers finding children’s toys, a for-sale sign and half a boat. (4 comments)

Last updated 23 January 2014
Published by http://www.walneylocal.co.uk

Funding for Cumbria wide CCTV system secured

FUNDING for a new county-wide CCTV system has been secured. (1 comment)

Last updated 20 January 2014
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Keen volunteers join forces to clean area of Walney swamped by floods

50058050B001 AN island community off Barrow which was cut off following the extreme weather rallied round to get rid of the rubbish left strewn by the sea water that invaded the land.

Last updated 15 January 2014
Published by http://www.walneylocal.co.uk

Walney headteacher’s bid to unlock potential of school in special measures

50057998B003 THE new headteacher of Walney School, which has fallen into special measures, is vowing to work tirelessly to unlock its potential for excellence. (5 comments)

Last updated 13 January 2014
Published by http://www.walneylocal.co.uk

Investigation launched into BT engineer’s fall from pole in Barrow

S27169B.jpgds AN investigation has been launched to determine how an engineer came to fall from a telegraph pole in Barrow.

Last updated 9 January 2014
Published by http://www.walneylocal.co.uk

Barrow council's deputy leader calls for urgent action over hole

A CRATER in the edge of a promenade could expand to the road if the problem is not tackled, it has been claimed.

Last updated 6 January 2014
Published by http://www.walneylocal.co.uk

Engineer falls from Barrow telegraph pole - airlifted to Preston hospital

helicopter rescue A FEMALE engineer fell from a Barrow telegraph pole - and was airlifted to Preston hospital. (7 comments)

Last updated 6 January 2014
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

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