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Saturday, 01 November 2014

Walney news

Beached buoy removed from Walney

EM Buoy moved from Biggar Bank/IMG_4418.jpg REMOVING a huge wind recording device was a breeze for a team of workmen equipped with a heavy duty crane, two diggers and flatbed truck.

Last updated 31 October 2014
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Large buoy washed up on Walney

50069414B006 A LARGE buoy has washed up on the coast of Walney.

Last updated 20 October 2014
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Delight as work starts on Walney sea defence

50068545B000 AFTER 11 years of campaigning, Walney residents are “over the moon” that sea defence work is under way. (1 comment)

Last updated 7 October 2014
Published by http://www.walneylocal.co.uk

Barrow OAP claims pavement remains a trip hazard

50068755B000 A PENSIONER who fell and injured himself on unlevel pavement flags is annoyed that the area still poses a hazard to other residents. (3 comments)

Last updated 6 October 2014
Published by http://www.walneylocal.co.uk

Staffie muzzle order after fatal Barrow dog attack

A SHAR-PEI dog had to be destroyed after it was attacked by a Staffie cross-breed which had escaped from a rear garden, a court heard. (26 comments)

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

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Steps taken in bid to boost Barrow school in special measures

AN executive headteacher and a support network has been put in place to turn around the fortunes of a Barrow school in special measures.

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

Walney Island’s much-loved wildlife haven is set for a spruce-up

S48604BB IT looks as though the Big Clean has found its next community project, with volunteers sought to spruce up a park loved by local residents.

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

Islands could be built in Morecambe Bay as part of Barrow to Heysham tunnel project

Morecambe Bay Pic with seals THREE islands could be created across Morecambe Bay as part of plans to build a subsea tunnel between Barrow and Heysham. (3 comments)

Last updated 24 September 2014
Published by http://www.walneylocal.co.uk

Cumbria suicide dad left cash for loved ones

A FATHER of four from Cumbria who was being sought by police took his own life after taking an overdose of heroin and methadone, a coroner has ruled.

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

Barrow Police hunt Walney chocolate thief

BARROW police have appealed for information after a thief stole boxes of chocolate from a shop on Walney.

Last updated 14 September 2014
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Barrow Police and coastguard respond to incident near Walney Airfield

BARROW Police, Furness Coastguard and firefighters have responded to an incident close to Walney Airfield.

Last updated 14 September 2014
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Action group formed to fight Barrow road being closed to vehicles

50009178B003 A CAMPAIGN to prevent a road from closing, effectively rendering a tourism hotspot unsafe, is gathering momentum after the formation of an action group. (29 comments)

Last updated 28 August 2014
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

Cumbria coast oil spill unlikely to cause problems - expert

S44959BB AN expert has reassured residents and beach-lovers that an oil spill off the Cumbrian coast is unlikely to cause any problems.

Last updated 21 August 2014
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Volunteers old and very young make a clean sweep of Walney beach

3235 A CHEEKY two-year-old boy proved you can never be too young to get involved with the Evening Mail’s Big Clean, after joining a very windy litter pick this weekend.

Last updated 20 August 2014
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Demands for action over asbestos fear in Barrow

50065947B001 DERELICT garages could pose a serious health risk, worried residents have claimed. (2 comments)

Last updated 7 August 2014
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Cheetah is spotted among young Barrow fun runners

50066032B001 CHARLIE Cheetah reprised his role for a surprise visit to young Barrow fun runners.

Last updated 29 July 2014
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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. (12 comments)

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
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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
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