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Thursday, 24 July 2014

Walney news

Barrow dad stays positive despite losing daughter and now diagnosed with incurable disease

50065608B005 AFTER enduring two life-changing moments in a matter of weeks, Gordon Cooney could be forgiven for feeling the world is against him.

Last updated 16 July 2014
Published by http://www.walneylocal.co.uk

Barrow pensioner lost feeling in his hand after fall

50065461B002 CONCERNS have been raised over pavements after a Barrow pensioner was injured in a fall. (1 comment)

Last updated 11 July 2014
Published by http://www.walneylocal.co.uk

Fun in the sun at Walney Gala

EM Walney gala 2014/50065272B010.jpg_010_001.jpg DANCERS of all ages battled it out during a sun-drenched gala on Walney. (2 comments)

Last updated 8 July 2014
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

Walney Fun Run - slideshow and results

rUN/50065009B005.jpg ALMOST 500 runners took part in the Walney Fun Run on Saturday June 28.

Last updated 2 July 2014
Published by http://www.walneylocal.co.uk

Drivers in Cumbria warned of delays as Tour de France passes county

DRIVERS in Cumbria have been warned of delays when the Tour de France passes he county this weekend.

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

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Vandal attack on daughter’s grave devastates Barrow couple

50064658B004 A “DEVASTATED” Barrow couple described vandals who attacked their daughter’s grave as “the lowest of the low”. (3 comments)

Last updated 26 June 2014
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

Walney residents fear losing homes as sea defence delayed again

50057764B007.jpg CONSTRUCTION of permanent sea defences won by Walney residents following a 10-year fight has been delayed again. (1 comment)

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

Barrow school greenhouse made from plastic bottles

A GREENHOUSE has been made out of recycled plastic bottles by a nursery and infants school.

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

Walney School set to become a sponsored academy

50057998B000.jpg WALNEY School is to become an academy from September.

Last updated 27 May 2014
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Child hospitalised after car rolls onto its roof in Barrow crash

JON_0883 A YOUNG child was taken to hospital after a collision in Walney left a car on its roof.

Last updated 8 May 2014
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

Walney pupils praised for their WW1 memorial garden

S35887B TWO Walney schoolboys are delighted their design has received praise in a competition for a premier gardening festival.

Last updated 1 May 2014
Published by http://www.walneylocal.co.uk

Go-ahead given to construct sea defences on battered Barrow coast

50057759B014 A SEA defence designed to provide 20 years of protection to a stretch of eroding coastline has been given the go-ahead.

Last updated 1 May 2014
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

Walney windfarm extenstion to create hundreds of jobs

50013692B015 An extension to a windfarm off the Walney coast will create hundreds of new Cumbrian jobs.

Last updated 24 April 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

End in sight for motorists after Walney bridge repair work

50062133B008 TONIGHT marks the final night of repairs on Walney bridge which have caused disruption for motorists since Tuesday.

Last updated 18 April 2014
Published by http://www.walneylocal.co.uk

Walney bridge closure roadworks under way

ROADWORKS on the bridge connecting Walney to Barrow are under way. (5 comments)

Last updated 16 April 2014
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Urgent action called for in Walney erosion battle

EM Walney erosion graphic A “MOONSCAPE” is how the coastal landscape of South Walney is described after being battered by winter storms and extreme high tides. (2 comments)

Last updated 14 April 2014
Published by http://www.walneylocal.co.uk

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. (1 comment)

Last updated 9 April 2014
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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
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