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Walney Gala Day - FAMILIES enjoyed a community extravaganza on Walney.

Last updated 6 July 2015
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Walney pupils have their say on vision for £50k play park

Walney plan 1 A WALNEY community group has plans to create a £50,000 new play park for young children. (1 comment)

Last updated 6 July 2015
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‘Several buyers’ interested in Walney pub

50077444B003 SEVERAL potential buyers are interested in snapping up a former island pub - while a sports club has put in a second offer to buy the attached bowling green.

Last updated 3 July 2015
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Barrow council to recover costs of beached car removal

Renault Megane removed from Walney beach 2 A COUNCIL is actively working to recover the costs of more than £1,100 to remove a sunken car from a popular Furness beach. (1 comment)

Last updated 2 July 2015
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Well done to all who took part in the Energy for Life Walney Family Fun Run

IMG_0114 THE fifth annual Energy for Life Walney Family Fun Run saw more than 350 people defy the rain to complete laps of Biggar Bank.

Last updated 30 June 2015
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PHOTOS: Walney Energy for Life fun run attracts hundreds of runners

IMG_0114 AN event which helps the community of Furness keep fit welcomed hundreds of runners despite the bad weather.

Last updated 29 June 2015
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Families ready to tackle 5k Walney run

50065010B002.jpg TEN weeks ago some of the new recruits at Walney Wind Cheetahs couldn’t run for more than one minute without getting out of breath, but now they are preparing to conquer this Sunday’s 5km race.

Last updated 25 June 2015
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Hundreds of people are ready for fifth Walney fun run

50065010B001.jpg ORGANISERS have praised the community spirit which has continued to drive the success of an annual initiative aimed at helping people get fit.

Last updated 25 June 2015
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Safety concerns over car abandoned on Walney beach

s68933bb.jpg CONCERNS have been raised for beach-goers’ safety and the environment while a vehicle remains stuck in the sands at a Furness beauty spot. (12 comments)

Last updated 4 June 2015
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Club hoping to buy bowling green as Walney pub goes on market

50077444B003 A VACANT Walney pub has gone on the market for £295,000 – and a sports club is hoping to buy the bowling green in a separate sale. (4 comments)

Last updated 1 June 2015
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Teenager needed stitches after Walney assault, man arrested

POLICE in Barrow have arrested a man in connection with an assault on Walney which left a teenager in need of hospital treatment.

Last updated 27 May 2015
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Thomas The Tank Engine’s birthday has special significance for Cumbria

A0509978 THIS month marks the 70th anniversary of the creation of the Thomas The Tank Engine series – a celebration which holds special significance for Furness. (1 comment)

Last updated 26 May 2015
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Man cheats death in Walney Channel rescue

S67978BB THE survivor of a near-fatal boating accident has spoken out in gratitude to the emergency services that saved his life. (1 comment)

Last updated 25 May 2015
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Volunteers pick up 328kg of litter from Walney beauty spot

M&S Big Clean - Biggar Bank, Walney/50076762B001.jpg MARKS and Spencer had its best turn out ever for its annual beach clean-up.

Last updated 12 May 2015
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Barrow, South Lakes and Copeland voters share their views

50076663B002 AFTER weeks of arguments and debates between the candidates, voters across Barrow, South Lakes and Copeland have been having their say at the ballot box.

Last updated 8 May 2015
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Walney pupils rally round to tackle grot spot

A PRIMARY school eco-club has arranged a Big Clean of Walney Promenade.

Last updated 6 May 2015
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‘Grassland pioneers’ to be attracted by Walney dunes work

50074889B001 AN ambitious project to improve, restore and conserve Furness wildlife reached another milestone this week.

Last updated 20 March 2015
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Walney seagull enjoys Moroccan holiday

Morocco seagull IT’S not just human residents who get fed-up with the weather on Walney. (2 comments)

Last updated 25 February 2015
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Antlers found on Walney beach could be up to 20,000 years old - expert

50072082B001 MYSTERY surrounds the age of a pair of antlers found on a beach, with an expert claiming it could be anything up to 20,000 years old. (3 comments)

Last updated 13 January 2015
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Tributes to Walney pensioner

0493403.jpg A GRANDFATHER who was hit by a car on a busy town centre road last month has died in hospital. (2 comments)

Last updated 12 January 2015
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