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Wednesday, 17 December 2014

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Cameras capture excitement as Walney fun run fever mounts

50052714B005 FUN runners are so fired up for this weekend’s big event that their enthusiasm has got a Paralympian itching to get back into training.

Last updated 30 August 2013
Published by http://www.walneylocal.co.uk

New Barrow council guidelines mooted to deal with Traveller camps

travellers3 PROBLEMS with Travellers setting up makeshift camps have forced councillors to consider their policies for dealing with the issue.

Last updated 30 August 2013
Published by http://www.walneylocal.co.uk

Barrow Council in bid to evict travellers from Walney after complaints

travellers3 A BARRAGE of complaints has been made and more than two tonnes of rubbish have been dumped after travellers set up camp on a coastal path. (31 comments)

Last updated 29 August 2013
Published by http://www.walneylocal.co.uk

Tears of joy as Walney School pupils' mum told results

50052513B006 KIERA Devlin wiped away tears of joy as she called her mum to reveal her GCSEs grades.

Last updated 23 August 2013
Published by http://www.walneylocal.co.uk

Injured Walney cyclist taken to hospital after fall

A FEMALE cyclist was taken to hospital after falling from her bike yesterday afternoon.

Last updated 23 August 2013
Published by http://www.walneylocal.co.uk

Barrow war veteran donates 90th birthday cash to lifeboat service

S15407B LIFESAVERS are celebrating after receiving two donations which will help maintain a vital sea-rescue service.

Last updated 19 August 2013
Published by http://www.walneylocal.co.uk

Man fined £100 after Walney Traveller site scuffle

A MAN injured a police officer during a scuffle at a Traveller site.

Last updated 16 August 2013
Published by http://www.walneylocal.co.uk

Appeal to help make Walney boy’s garden safer

50052218B000 A SEVERELY disabled youngster who has inspired thousands of pounds in fundraising for other needy children is set to take on an Alan Titchmarsh role in a bid to make a toddler’s playtime safer.

Last updated 15 August 2013
Published by http://www.walneylocal.co.uk

Three arrested after Walney brawl

POLICE made three arrests after a brawl broke out on Walney. (5 comments)

Last updated 29 July 2013
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

Daring duo leap into unknown in memory of Barrow man

S13522B THE stepfather of a much-loved Barrow husband and dad who passed away after suffering a brain tumour has taken part in a charity skydive in his memory.

Last updated 28 July 2013
Published by http://www.walneylocal.co.uk

Walney windfarm plan moving closer to green light

50007945B012a PLANS to treble the size of a windfarm off the coast of Cumbria to make it the biggest in the world are one step closer. (23 comments)

Last updated 25 July 2013
Published by http://www.walneylocal.co.uk

Top marks - but Walney school must say farewell to popular head

50050916B001 A Walney school community is celebrating a glowing end-of-term inspection, but it is also saying farewell to a popular headteacher.

Last updated 25 July 2013
Published by http://www.walneylocal.co.uk

Minor injuries only following crash in Cumbria

NONE of the motorists involved in a three-vehicle crash in Cumbria suffered more than minor injuries.

Last updated 25 July 2013
Published by http://www.walneylocal.co.uk

Competitors blown out by Walney Island’s lack of wind

50051192B003 IT has been dubbed by many a flustered-looking local as the windiest place on Earth, and anyone who has ever battled headlong against its more fearsome weather may be inclined to agree.

Last updated 22 July 2013
Published by http://www.walneylocal.co.uk

Walney Brownie enjoyed trip on Windermere with royal party

P18565 A LITTLE girl has described how the Queen and Princess Royal looked like they wanted to stay onboard the boat that carried them across the lake.

Last updated 18 July 2013
Published by http://www.walneylocal.co.uk

Barrow lifeboat team sent to help after 42 foot yacht runs aground

THE Barrow inshore lifeboat was launched this afternoon after reports that a 42 foot yacht had run aground.

Last updated 17 July 2013
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

British Kitesurfing Championships return to Walney

EM Joel kitesurfing/50050801B004.jpg_002.jpg BARROW will this week play host to the British Kitesurfing Championships for the sixth time. Competitors from across the country will face off in a variety of disciplines over three days. Reporter JOEL JACKSON went to Walney Island to learn how it’s done.

Last updated 16 July 2013
Published by http://www.walneylocal.co.uk

Barrow school withdraw offer to controversial ex Plymouth head

S11174B A SCHOOL on Walney has withdrawn its offer to a headteacher who brought his previous college into “serious disrepute." (7 comments)

Last updated 10 July 2013
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

Walney mum overwhelmed by kindness

S12033B THE memory of a mum whose life was claimed by a rare disorder a week after giving birth to a boy has inspired countless acts of generosity.

Last updated 10 July 2013
Published by http://www.walneylocal.co.uk

Walney Carnival 2013

EM Walney Carnival 2013/50050516B009.jpg AN eclectic mix of community groups biked, danced and roller-bladed along sun soaked streets for the 2013 Walney Carnival.

Last updated 8 July 2013
Published by http://www.walneylocal.co.uk

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