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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
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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
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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S11174B A SCHOOL on Walney has withdrawn its offer to a headteacher who brought his previous college into “serious disrepute."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
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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
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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
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Walney Family Fun Run training sessions slideshow

EM Walney Family Fun Run training sessions slideshow/50049138B000.jpg_001.jpg Ahead of this year’s Walney Family Fun Run, which takes place on September 1, Walney Wind Cheetahs are running training sessions on Walney.

Last updated 5 July 2013
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Walney oyster farm bosses keen for seagulls to return from Barrow

50050089B000 THEY have become the scourge of Barrow town centre and hate-figures for many, but bosses at an oyster farm would love to have them back. (7 comments)

Last updated 3 July 2013
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Walney heart-stop mum thanks lifesaving paramedics

A WOMAN who was airlifted to hospital after suffering a heart attack has thanked the paramedics who saved her life.

Last updated 2 July 2013
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New headteacher is confirmed at Walney

A NEW head has been appointed at Walney School. (37 comments)

Last updated 27 June 2013
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Air ambulance called to Walney

EM Lisa Tyson air ambulance picture 1 A WOMAN was flown to hospital after collapsing on Walney.

Last updated 25 June 2013
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Walney school's visit to beach inspires a new wave of creative writers

50049625B002 WHAT does the wind taste like? This was just one of the questions children pondered as they used their senses on the beach to inspire their writing.

Last updated 20 June 2013
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Walney dog attacked man and pet

THE fate of a dog at the centre of a court case after it bit a man depends on finding his new owners.

Last updated 19 June 2013
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Bishop helps open new era at Walney school

50049361B000 A CHURCH school community was joined by a bishop to mark the opening of an extension to their school.

Last updated 13 June 2013
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Walney dad who died after falling down stairs ‘a wonderful man’

A WIDOW has paid tribute to her “wonderful” husband who died after falling down stairs while drunk.

Last updated 12 June 2013
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Walney South End Caravan Park carnival

EM South End Caravan Park carnival/50049240B000.jpg MORE than £1,000 was raised by revellers at an afternoon of fun in the sun.

Last updated 11 June 2013
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Large crowds expected for Walney priest’s funeral

0512014ds THE funeral of Father Bernard Woods will take place on Friday.

Last updated 29 May 2013
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Tributes flow for Walney ‘priest, mentor and guide’

A SCHOOL has opened a book of condolence for its popular chaplain, who died this week. (2 comments)

Last updated 24 May 2013
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Police warn Furness householders

POLICE have received dozens of complaints about cold-callers trying to buy jewellery from householders across Furness

Last updated 13 May 2013
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Dad comes to the aid of flood-hit Walney nursery

50047420B000 A TWO-YEAR-OLD boy was left jumping for joy after he finally got his first day at nursery school.

Last updated 9 May 2013
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New name for Walney coastguard in wake of change

WALNEY coastguard has today been relaunched under a new name as part of a strategy to attract more members. (8 comments)

Last updated 9 May 2013
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