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Thursday, 28 May 2015

Walney news

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.

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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Barrow mum took £19k dream wedding cash from daughter

A “HEARTBROKEN and betrayed” daughter told a court she was left with a “million unanswered questions” after her mum fleeced her out of £19,300 – which was intended for a dream wedding. (8 comments)

Last updated 6 January 2015
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‘Bronze age’ stag’s head is a find for former Walney pub landlord

50072082B001 REMAINS of what are thought to be a bronze age deer skull and antlers have been discovered by a Furness pair looking for firewood.

Last updated 5 January 2015
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Barrow police still investigating rape allegation

S51402BB DETECTIVES say they are still actively investigating an alleged sex attack in a park.

Last updated 27 December 2014
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Making others happy always comes first for selfless Barrow boy

50071516B002 A LITTLE boy with a very big heart has been nominated as a Christmas Star.

Last updated 18 December 2014
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Barrow summer ice show

A 2000-seater ice arena is set to be built on Walney next year. (2 comments)

Last updated 19 November 2014
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Barrow Police appeal after horses set loose on Walney

BARROW Police have appealed for information after vandals destroyed a fence allowing several horses to stray.

Last updated 18 November 2014
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‘Son would be dead if we’d stuck with FGH’ - Barrow mum

S47303BB A BARROW mum resorted to paying a £90 taxi fare to take her desperately ill son to doctors in Manchester because her local hospital kept insisting he was getting better – despite him later being diagnosed with stage four cancer. (13 comments)

Last updated 18 November 2014
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Lifesaving volunteer team put forward for community award

50055267B004.jpg A LIFESAVING volunteer group has been nominated for a Love Barrow Award.

Last updated 17 November 2014
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Hopes high that road will stop erosion splitting Walney in two

TALKS are under way between islanders and businesses in a bid to stop Walney from permanently splitting in two. (4 comments)

Last updated 10 November 2014
Published by http://www.walneylocal.co.uk

Permission granted for Walney windfarm development

DONG Energy today (Friday November 7) welcomed the decision of the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change to grant development consent for the Walney Extension offshore wind farm, located off Walney Island in the Irish Sea. (7 comments)

Last updated 7 November 2014
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