MAKING OTHERS HAPPY ALWAYS COMES FIRST FOR SELFLESS BARROW BOY

Four-year-old Riley Satterthwaite has proved an inspiration to countless people because of his selfless attitude and consideration for others. Riley’s mum, Sarah-Louise Collins, nominated her son after he got up to let an elderly lady sit down on the bus. Miss Collins said: “I nominated him because two days ago, a lady got on the […]

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BARROW POLICE

BARROW POLICE STILL INVESTIGATING RAPE ALLEGATION

Three men aged 21, 21, and 45 initially arrested in connection with the incident have had their police bail cancelled and are no longer suspects. An investigation was launched on November 2 after a reported assault in James Dunn Park, Walney, at 2am. Detective Inspector David Stalker of Barrow CID said patrols had been stepped […]

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WALNEY PUB

‘SEVERAL BUYERS’ INTERESTED IN WALNEY PUB

The former King Alfred pub, on Walney, is on the market for £295,000. It has attracted interest from parties believed to be developers and those wanting to run the building as a hotel/pub. A spokeswoman for the owners, Enterprise Inns, said: “We are currently in discussion with several parties interested in purchasing the freehold of […]

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WALNEY PUPILS HAVE THEIR SAY ON VISION FOR £50K PLAY PARK

A WALNEY community group has plans to create a £50,000 new play park for young children. North Walney Tenants and Residents’ Association wants to redevelop a playground area in James Dunn Park, known locally as Vickerstown Park.  At the moment the existing area for toddlers and under eights has two old swings and a climbing […]

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