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Eyesore: Litter at North Walney Nature Reserve

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          Eyesore: Litter at North Walney Nature Reserve
          CARL FEARN
Eyesore: Litter at North Walney Nature Reserve CARL FEARN
Mail reader thanked for litter alert
AN environmental group has thanked a south Cumbrian man for alerting them to litter in a nature reserve.

Good display: Ian Fairclough was a standout winner for Walney Park JOE RILEY

 Good display: Ian Fairclough was a standout winner for Walney Park JOE RILEY
Good display: Ian Fairclough was a standout winner for Walney Park JOE RILEY
Kirkby make big strides in quest for Furness Senior Bowls promotion
KIRKBY claimed a key win in their quest for promotion to Deltawaite Ltd Furness Senior Citizens Bowling League Division One.

Search: Furness Coastguard

 Search: Furness Coastguard
Search: Furness Coastguard
Furness coastguard search Bardsea, Roa Island and Walney nature reserve after oil spill reports
CONCERNS have been raised over a possible oil spill in the Irish Sea.

Dominos Pizza

 Dominos Pizza
Dominos Pizza
National pizza chain 'with one other in Barrow' to open second store and create 20 jobs
A NATIONAL pizza chain which has one other in Walney Road is to open a second outlet in Barrow.

Restraining order: Scott Milburn repeatedly phoned ex-partner Kelly Milburn, a court heard. Pictured posed by model

 Restraining order: Scott Milburn repeatedly phoned ex-partner Kelly Milburn, a court heard. Pictured posed by model
Restraining order: Scott Milburn repeatedly phoned ex-partner Kelly Milburn, a court heard. Pictured posed by model
Barrow criminal abused magistrates who jailed him for repeated offending
AN offender had to be pulled from the courtroom shouting at magistrates who jailed him for repeatedly flouting the rules of his restraining order.

South Walney Junior School's summer production of Joseph and his Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

Entertaining: From left, Neia Marshall (who played Joseph) Gabi Sibbitt (Jacob) and Elliott Gray (who also played Joseph)

Bright future: Neia Marshall as Joseph in South Walney Junior School's summer production of Joseph and his Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

 South Walney Junior School's summer production of Joseph and his Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.
South Walney Junior School's summer production of Joseph and his Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.
Pupils wow audience with colourful musical show
PUPILS wowed audiences with a spectacular technicolor musical.

Back in action: Askam's Kristian TysonMILTON HAWORTH.

Surprise return: Millom's Paul Evans HOWARD SHIMMIN

 Back in action: Askam's Kristian TysonMILTON HAWORTH.
Back in action: Askam's Kristian TysonMILTON HAWORTH.
Old foes Askam and Millom face-off once again
RIVALS and friends alike clash this weekend on the rugby field.

Charge: Amanda Donna Warren has been accused of carrying a large kitchen knife and making threats to kill OLIVER BRZEZINSKI

 Charge: Amanda Donna Warren has been accused of carrying a large kitchen knife and making threats to kill OLIVER BRZEZINSKI
Charge: Amanda Donna Warren has been accused of carrying a large kitchen knife and making threats to kill OLIVER BRZEZINSKI
Walney woman accused of making threats to kill
A 40-YEAR-OLD woman has been accused of carrying a large kitchen knife and making threats to kill.

Nominated: Assistant head Chris Mountford and headteacher Paul Slater at North Walney Primary School LEANNE BOLGER

One week left to enter 2017 Golden Apple Awards
SCHOOL'S out and if you're not quick you'll miss out on telling us why your classroom and learning heroes should get a top award.

Points: Sam Broadley (top) scored for Askam against Roose last week LINDSEY DICKINGS

 Points: Sam Broadley (top) scored for Askam against Roose last week LINDSEY DICKINGS
Points: Sam Broadley (top) scored for Askam against Roose last week LINDSEY DICKINGS
Askam start KO Cup defence against league leaders Barrow Island
HOLDERS Askam begin their defence of the CJS Barrow and District KO Cup tonight with a trip to Barrow Island.

Missing: Medication

 Missing: Medication
Missing: Medication
Appeal after medication is lost on Walney
POLICE have been informed that a quantity of medication was lost on Walney this morning.

Looking back: A vintage view of the Walney windmill SUBMITTED turbine-jul-20

Next stage: Equipment at Heysham to take the power cables to the Walney Extension Offshore Wind Farm BILL MYERS turbine-jul-20

Going out: Cables heading into Morecambe Bay from Heysham to link with the Walney Extension Offshore Wind Farm BILL MYERS turbine-jul-20

Power source: The Heysham nuclear power station seen from the decks of the Ben My Chree BILL MYERS turbine-jul-20

Linking up: Laying a gas pipe across the Duddon sands from Askam to Millom in 1992 EM ARCHIVE turbine-jul-20

Sand project: Laying a gas pipe across the Duddon Estuary from Askam to Millom in 1992 EM ARCHIVE turbine-jul-20

Redundant: The Barrow Steam Corn Mills took trade off the Walney windmill from the 1870s SUBMITTED turbine-jul-20

 Looking back: A vintage view of the Walney windmill SUBMITTED turbine-jul-20
Looking back: A vintage view of the Walney windmill SUBMITTED turbine-jul-20
Centuries of power from Morecambe Bay winds
TURBINES off the Walney coast provide power using technology our ancestors could not imagine but the winds across Morecambe Bay have been harnessed for energy across the centuries.

Furness Magistrates' Court

 Furness Magistrates' Court
Furness Magistrates' Court
Man in court accused of Walney burglary
A MAN has appeared in court accused of committing a burglary on Walney.

Hair today: Walney School stages the musical Hairspray

Walney School stages the musical Hairspray.

Step on it: Walney School stages the musical Hairspray

Walney School stages the musical Hairspray.

 Hair today: Walney School stages the musical Hairspray
Hair today: Walney School stages the musical Hairspray
Walney students impress audiences with Hairspray musical
STUDENTS impressed audiences with their toe-tapping performances of a popular stage and screen musical.

Great time: Victoria Academy Tri-Golf players Olivia Knag (left) and Chloe Graham DAVID HOLLINS

Team spirit: From left: Lucas Manson, Jacob Wills, Luke Burbridge and Harrison Ross enjoy the Tri-Golf competition with Yarlside DAVID HOLLINS

On the ball: Ashlin Binu, from Dane Ghyll, in hockey action DAVID HOLLINS

Playing the Long game: Walney School's Ben Longmire in table cricket action DAVID HOLLINS

Happy hockey: The Dane Ghyll hockey team at the Cumbria School Games. They are (beck, from left): Will McNally, Jack Dixon, Jack Tyerman. Front: Holly Woolveridge, Ashlin Binu and Sophie Ackred DAVID HOLLINS

Full of cheer: St Bernard's Leo Cheung enjoying the boccia competition DAVID HOLLINS

Paddle do: St Barnard's Bradley Walsh takes part in the table tennis competition DAVID HOLLINS

Good effort: The Millom St James tennis team, who finished at runner-up at the Cumbria School Games. They are (from left): Reuben Lupton, Hannah Thompson, Madison Gooding and Jack Barker SUBMITTED

Sticking with it: Dane Ghyll's Holly Woolveridge in hockey action DAVID HOLLINS

Big hitter: Lindal and Marton's Daniel Marshall on the hockey pitch DAVID HOLLINS

On a roll: The St Bernard's School boccia team DAVID HOLLINS

Stuck in: Flynn Manihera, from Thomlinson Junior School (left) and Ashlin Binu, from Dane Ghyll, compete in the hockey DAVID HOLLINS

Knagging talent: Victoria Academy's Olivia Knagg takes part in the Tri-Golf at the Cumbria School Games DAVID HOLLINS

Jolly Molly: Yarlside Academy's Molly Hegginbottom in the Tri-Golf competition DAVID HOLLINS

Heaps of talent: Lindal and Marton's Grace Heap on the ball DAVID HOLLINS

Thwack!: Millom St James tennis player Reuben Lupton at the Cumbria School Games SUBMITTED

Groundstrokes: Lindal and Marton's Harry Mayou in Quicksticks hockey action DAVID HOLLINS

Walney School's Josh Clarke takes part in the table cricket at the Cumbria School Games DAVID HOLLINS

Victoria victorious: Chloe Graham in Tri-Golf action for the winning Victoria Academy team DAVID HOLLINS

Good strokes: Millom St James tennis player Hannah Thompson at the Cumbria School Games SUBMITTED

Quick pace: Action from the Tr-Golf finals DAVID HOLLINS

 Great time: Victoria Academy Tri-Golf players Olivia Knag (left) and Chloe Graham DAVID HOLLINS
Great time: Victoria Academy Tri-Golf players Olivia Knag (left) and Chloe Graham DAVID HOLLINS
PICTURE SPECIAL: Furness produce stout defence of Cumbria School Games title
FURNESS produced a sterling defence of their Cumbria School Games crown - handing over the title to new champions Eden after a great battle.

Digging in: The Allotment Soup Project field off Mill Lane, Walney LEANNE BOLGER

 Digging in: The Allotment Soup Project field off Mill Lane, Walney LEANNE BOLGER
Digging in: The Allotment Soup Project field off Mill Lane, Walney LEANNE BOLGER
Help sought to get Walney field community project fit for summer
VOLUNTEERS are being sought to help spruce up the home of a blossoming community project.

Incident: A burglar entered a house in Ramsgate Crescent, Walney, on Friday GOOGLE MAPS

 Incident: A burglar entered a house in Ramsgate Crescent, Walney, on Friday GOOGLE MAPS
Incident: A burglar entered a house in Ramsgate Crescent, Walney, on Friday GOOGLE MAPS
Walney burglar used unlocked front door
A BURGLAR entered a home on Walney through an unlocked front door.

Firefighters tackle the multi-car blaze which took hold in the car park of Asda, in Barrow. Photo: P Garbacz

ASDA CAR FIRE Burnt out cars on Asda car park following a fire, Barrow,Tuesday 18th July 2017 LEANNE BOLGER

ASDA CAR FIRE Burnt out cars on Asda car park following a fire, Barrow,Tuesday 18th July 2017 LEANNE BOLGER

FIRE FIGHTER MARATHON --- Station manager Paul Milburn, at Barrow Fire Station, who is preparing to run the London Marathon on the 23rd April. he will do the race in full fire fighting gear and his sponsorship currently stands at almost £7,000, which will be donated to The Fire Fighters Charity. Tuesday 11th April 2017 LINDSEY DICKINGS

ASDA CAR FIRE Burnt out cars on Asda car park following a fire, Barrow,Tuesday 18th July 2017 LEANNE BOLGER

ASDA CAR FIRE Burnt out cars on Asda car park following a fire, Barrow,Tuesday 18th July 2017 LEANNE BOLGER

ASDA CAR FIRE Burnt out cars on Asda car park following a fire, Barrow,Tuesday 18th July 2017 LEANNE BOLGER

ASDA CAR FIRE Burnt out cars on Asda car park following a fire, Barrow,Tuesday 18th July 2017 LEANNE BOLGER

ASDA CAR FIRE Burnt out cars on Asda car park following a fire, Barrow,Tuesday 18th July 2017 LEANNE BOLGER

ASDA CAR FIRE Burnt out cars on Asda car park following a fire, Barrow,Tuesday 18th July 2017 LEANNE BOLGER

Wreckage of cars caught up in a fire in the car park of Asda, in Barrow. Picture: Submitted

 Firefighters tackle the multi-car blaze which took hold in the car park of Asda, in Barrow. Photo: P Garbacz
Firefighters tackle the multi-car blaze which took hold in the car park of Asda, in Barrow. Photo: P Garbacz
Fire chief tells how crews fought to contain vehicles blaze on Asda car park
AN investigation into a supermarket car park blaze which destroyed four cars is under way.

Getting it sorted: This pile of contaminated recycling was collected in just half a day in Barrow

Risk: Some of the items home-owners are putting in their recycling bins in Barrow

Tough task: Staff at FCC sort through the contaminated recycling collected in Barrow

 Getting it sorted: This pile of contaminated recycling was collected in just half a day in Barrow
Getting it sorted: This pile of contaminated recycling was collected in just half a day in Barrow
Barrow waste firm lifts the lid on fiercely criticised bin collections and vows 'things will be better now'
USED needles, teaspoons holding a suspicious brown liquid, knives and even bullets are just some of the items home-owners in Barrow are dumping in their recycling, bosses of a waste firm have revealed as they launch a series of changes and say "things will now be better".

Firefighters tackle the multi-car blaze which took hold in the car park of Asda, in Barrow. Photo: P Garbacz

Wreckage of cars caught up in a fire in the car park of Asda, in Barrow. Picture: Submitted

Black smoke billowing from the car park of the Asda in Barrow earlier today. 18/7/17 Picture: Paul Hodskinson

 Firefighters tackle the multi-car blaze which took hold in the car park of Asda, in Barrow. Photo: P Garbacz
Firefighters tackle the multi-car blaze which took hold in the car park of Asda, in Barrow. Photo: P Garbacz
Fire breaks out in car park of Barrow supermarket
BLACK smoke has filled the sky after a fire broke out in the car park of a Barrow supermarket.

ASDA CAR FIRE Burnt out cars on Asda car park following a fire, Barrow,Tuesday 18th July 2017 LEANNE BOLGER

ASDA CAR FIRE Burnt out cars on Asda car park following a fire, Barrow,Tuesday 18th July 2017 LEANNE BOLGER

ASDA CAR FIRE Burnt out cars on Asda car park following a fire, Barrow,Tuesday 18th July 2017 LEANNE BOLGER

ASDA CAR FIRE Burnt out cars on Asda car park following a fire, Barrow,Tuesday 18th July 2017 LEANNE BOLGER

ASDA CAR FIRE Burnt out cars on Asda car park following a fire, Barrow,Tuesday 18th July 2017 LEANNE BOLGER

ASDA CAR FIRE Burnt out cars on Asda car park following a fire, Barrow,Tuesday 18th July 2017 LEANNE BOLGER

Black smoke billowing from the car park of the Asda in Barrow earlier today. 18/7/17 Picture: Paul Hodskinson

Firefighters tackle the multi-car blaze which took hold in the car park of Asda, in Barrow. Photo: P Garbacz

 ASDA CAR FIRE Burnt out cars on Asda car park following a fire, Barrow,Tuesday 18th July 2017 LEANNE BOLGER
ASDA CAR FIRE Burnt out cars on Asda car park following a fire, Barrow,Tuesday 18th July 2017 LEANNE BOLGER
Four vehicles destroyed in supermarket car park inferno
SMOULDERING heaps of metal were all that remained after a fire broke out in a supermarket car park.

Lots on offer: St Mary's Parish Centre on Walney is hosting a summer fair

 Lots on offer: St Mary's Parish Centre on Walney is hosting a summer fair
Lots on offer: St Mary's Parish Centre on Walney is hosting a summer fair
Summer fair on Walney
A SUMMER fair will take place at a church centre this Saturday.

Dinosaur World

Rich Hall

Jai McDowall

Storage Hunters: Sean Kelly (left), Green Mile and T-Money

Formerly of Bucks Fizz

Viva Neil Diamond

Lulu

Shalamar

Ed Byrne

 Dinosaur World
Dinosaur World
The Forum announces autumn/winter programme for 2017
THE autumn and winter programme at The Forum features some of the biggest names in British comedy, while the list of musical guests includes multi-million selling artists from around the world.

Touchdown: Kyle Murphy

 Touchdown: Kyle Murphy
Touchdown: Kyle Murphy
Walney Terriers tear Carlisle apart in second-half rout
WALNEY Terriers produced an inspired second-half performance to see off Carlisle Sentinels 37-7 and earn bragging rights for American Football in Cumbria.

Winning hand: King Alfred's Glenis McDonald JON GRANGER

 Winning hand: King Alfred's Glenis McDonald JON GRANGER
Winning hand: King Alfred's Glenis McDonald JON GRANGER
Hawcoat Park edge past Co-op in Furness Senior Ladies Bowls
RESULTS from the latest round of Furness Ladies Senior Bowling League fixtures are as follows.

Workplace: Barrow shipyard around 1980

Life's work: Bob Pointer

MILTON HAWORTH

Source: An asbestos mine in India

Service: Bob Pointer (second row down, seventh from the left) during his time in the navy

Certificate: Bob Pointer's Royal Navy apprenticeship certificate

Happy day: Bob and Veronica Pointer on their wedding day

Uniform: Bob Pointer (right) during his time in the Royal Navy

Family man: Bob Pointer on his 60th birthday with grandsons Evan and Noah

Community: Deal Avenue on Walney - Bob Pointer says four of his neighbours in this small cul-de-sac are affected by exposure to asbestos

 Workplace: Barrow shipyard around 1980
Workplace: Barrow shipyard around 1980
SPECIAL REPORT: Asbestos - the cancer-causing killer which will take the lives of hundreds of former shipyard workers
ASBESTOS was once called the magic material - now its name can strike fear in anyone who worked in the shipyard before its use was banned in 1999. AMY FENTON met the man who single-handedly campaigns for people living in the town which has England's highest asbestos-related mortality rate - Barrow

Scheme: The Walney Wind Farm

 Scheme: The Walney Wind Farm
Scheme: The Walney Wind Farm
Barrow windfarm owner links with major universities
Walney Wind Farm owner Dong Energy has signed up to a five-year programme designed to reduce the cost of electricity generated by offshore wind.

No way through: Walney's Stuart Tippeet keeps a Kells attacker at bay Leanne Bolger

Hard fought: There was some tough tackling at Craven Park on Saturday

LEANNE BOLGER

So close: Extra time was looming – but it wasn’t to be for Cents

LEANNE BOLGER

Early lead: Walney got off to a good start

LEANNE BOLGER

End of the road: A Cents player goes to ground

LEANNE BOLGER

So close: Extra time was looming – but it wasn’t to be for Cents

LEANNE BOLGER

 No way through: Walney's Stuart Tippeet keeps a Kells attacker at bay Leanne Bolger
No way through: Walney's Stuart Tippeet keeps a Kells attacker at bay Leanne Bolger
Last-gasp disaster for Walney Cents in county shield
In the Cumbria Shield final at Craven Park, Walney let a 30-16 lead slip in the final 12 minutes as Kells lifted the trophy 34-32 with a penalty goal with less than 60 seconds remaining.

Canadian singer Bryan Adams onstage, at Bitts Park, Carlisle, 15 July 2017

Canadian singer Bryan Adams at Bitts Park, Carlisle, pictured are fans in the crowd

Canadian singer Bryan Adams at Bitts Park, Carlisle, pictured are fans in the crowd

Canadian singer Bryan Adams at Bitts Park, Carlisle, pictured are fans in the crowd

Canadian singer Bryan Adams onstage, at Bitts Park, Carlisle, pictured are fans in the crowd,

Canadian singer Bryan Adams onstage, at Bitts Park, Carlisle, pictured are fans in the crowd

Canadian singer Bryan Adams in concert, at Bitts Park, Carlisle, pictured are hen party, from left, Evelyn Archibald, Emma Archibald, bride to be Lauren Day, Kirstin Lyle, Wendy Lyle and Grace Lyle, 15 July 2017

Canadian singer Bryan Adams in concert, at Bitts Park, Carlisle, pictured are fans, from left, Mary Messenger, Allison Inglis, Anne Hope and Vickie Bell

Canadian singer Bryan Adams in concert, at Bitts Park, Carlisle, pictured are fans heading in to the gig, 15 July 2017

Canadian singer Bryan Adams in concert, at Bitts Park, Carlisle, pictured is support act Michael Bernard Fitzgerald, 15 July 2017

Prepared in boots and ponchos for the rain - Jeanette Wilkinson, of Currock, Carlisle (centre) with her daughters Amy, 19 and Amber, 23 at the Bryan Adams gig at Bitts Park, Carlisle

Stephen Fisher and his 11-year-old daughter Emma, from Ivegill, at the Bryan Adams gig at Bitts Park, Carlisle on July 15 2017

front Lorna Rayson and friends (back row l-r) Anne Wilson, Barbara McGuire, Sarah Wilson, Helen Pearson and Katie McGuire, all from Barrow, at the Bryan Adams concert in Bitts Park, Carlisle on July 15 2017

 Canadian singer Bryan Adams onstage, at Bitts Park, Carlisle, 15 July 2017
Canadian singer Bryan Adams onstage, at Bitts Park, Carlisle, 15 July 2017
Cumbria gives Bryan Adams a show he'll never forget
Cumbria has made sure it is a show that Canadian rocker Bryan Adams won't forget - thanks to the wet summer welcome in mid-July.

Disgruntled: Neighbours Doug Martin of Black Butts Lane and Rosemary Mason of Plymouth Street, Walney, whose Garden Waste Club bins have not been collected

LINDSEY DICKINGS

'Total chaos': Doug Martin, who is angry about the Garden Waste Club service

LINDSEY DICKINGS

Unhappy: Rosemary Mason of Plymouth Street, Walney

LINDSEY DICKINGS

 Disgruntled: Neighbours Doug Martin of Black Butts Lane and Rosemary Mason of Plymouth Street, Walney, whose Garden Waste Club bins have not been collected LINDSEY DICKINGS
Disgruntled: Neighbours Doug Martin of Black Butts Lane and Rosemary Mason of Plymouth Street, Walney, whose Garden Waste Club bins have not been collected LINDSEY DICKINGS
Barrow Garden Waste Club branded 'a damned disgrace' by Walney residents
WASTE collection services were labelled a "joke" and a "damn disgrace" by disgruntled residents.