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  1. New chairman for Cumbria County CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    Cllr Mel Worth, member for Walney North, was handed the chain of office by outgoing Chairman Cllr Geoff Cook at a the council's Annual General Meeting at Kendal County Hall. He has lived in Barrow for 40 years and worked for many years as an electrician and safety coordinator for Norweb.

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  2. Undersea wildlife in the waters off Cumbria needs your supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | North-West Evening Mail

    AS the deadline looms for the Marine Conservation Zone public consultation, Cumbria Wildlife Trust is asking members of the public to take action, reports JO DAVIES A seal at South Walney Nature Reserve. Seals like these at South Walney Nature Reserve can become victims of marine litter.

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  3. Take look at Cumbria otter carers' other dutiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | North-West Evening Mail

    SAVING otters, turtles or beached whales, it's all in a day's work. JENNY BROWN finds out how a Cumbrian charity plays a leading role nationwide AN orphaned otter, the rarest sea turtle in the world and a seal cub which was found 50 miles inland are just some of the finds made by the British Divers Marine Life Rescue in Cumbria.

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  4. Barrow fishermen blame 'malicious' rivals for tyre-slashing attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | North-West Evening Mail

    A PAIR of fishermen were targeted twice in the same day by "malicious" attackers who slashed the tyres of their car - and left them stranded a mile out at sea. targeted Chris Sanders, left, and Chris Knowles of Lake District Lobster and Sea Food had the tyres of their 4x4 slashed while they were out checking nets offshore JON GRANGER REF: 50075782B000 The Barrow fishmongers returned to the vehicle at Earnse Bay, Walney, a short while later to find their keys had been taken and their tyres slashed.

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  5. Report reveals shocking surge in Cumbria animal cruelty casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | North-West Evening Mail

    DELIBERATE cruelty to pets is on the increase in Cumbria - as more and more complaints are logged with the RSPCA. Dudley, safe in the arms of The RSPCA's Chris Towler after his ordeal at the hands of Liam Backhouse, right, who was jailed for animal cruelty MILTON HAWORTH It shows that counties in the North of England continue to be among the highest in both complaints reported to the RSPCA and the number of people convicted.

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  6. Big swing would be needed for seat change at Barrow and FurnessRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    It would take a big swing for the Barrow and Furness seat to fall out of Labour hands for the first time since 1992. Five candidates are fighting for the seat - Labour's John Woodcock , Conservative Simon Fell, Liberal Democrat Clive Peaple, Ukip's Nigel Cecil and Green Party candidate Robert O'Hara.

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  7. West Lancs League: St Mary's are crowned championsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Lancashire Telegraph

    HASLINGDEN St Mary's returned to Division One as champions after a thumping 4-1 win over title-rivals Ladybridge. The league's vice-chairman Andy Hosker was on hand to present the Challenge Cup to the Division Two winners at Townsend Street.

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  8. Barrow school's new head spells out visionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | North-West Evening Mail

    THE new headteacher of a special school aims to continue the school's improvement drive to get out of special measures. Mrs Baxter, presently the deputy head of Sandside Lodge School, in Ulverston, starts her headship at the island school on June 1. George Hastwell School has an interim head in Carolyn Singleton during the next six weeks.

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  9. South Cumbria Villagers' love for pies helps charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | North-West Evening Mail

    The auction and a raffle generated A 322.50 for the Parkinson's Furness Support Group and the cheque was presented to members at Wax Lyrical, in Lindal, last week. Sally Moon, Derby Arms landlady, was particularly proud to organise the event, as her mum Rita Jackson, 76, of Walney, has lived with the condition for 10 years.

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  10. Big swing would be required for red Barrow seat in Parliament to change colourRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | North-West Evening Mail

    THE final countdown to the general election officially got under way on March 30 - as parliament dissolved and all 650 MPs became ordinary members of the public again. But the battle for the Barrow and Furness seat in parliament has already seen its fair share of activity and controversy.

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  11. Power switch possible despite Labour's firm grip on Barrow town hallRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | North-West Evening Mail

    It would therefore require a big swing for town hall control to change hands. But with every seat up for grabs on May 7 - the same day as the general election - a switch in power is possible.

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  12. Cumbria child mental health service blastedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | North-West Evening Mail

    HIT Cumbria child mental health service which is struggling to recruit specialist doctors has not renewed the contract of a psychiatrist - because it is too short-staffed to supervise him. Dr Arthur O'Malley was employed by Cumbria's Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services and worked with young people in Barrow.

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  13. Hearings will examine details of four Barrow deathsRead the original story

    Monday Apr 6 | North-West Evening Mail

    The hearings will be held in Barrow Town Hall on Wednesday. The first is regarding the death of Lynne Williams, who died at her home in Watergarth, Walney, on October 11 last year, aged 58. The second relates to Robert Ernest Drury who died at home in Parker Street, Barrow, on October 20 last year, aged 63. The third relates to the death of Stanley Redshaw, 75, who died at home in Harrel Lane, Barrow, on November 25 last year.

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  14. South Walney orienteers head in right directionRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 2 | North-West Evening Mail

    A SOUTH Lakes Schools Orienteering Festival saw five schools and an entry of 50 participants compete for the coveted Herdy Trophy. The festival took place in the grounds of Holy Family Catholic Primary School, in Barrow, and involved competitors exercising both the mind and body to navigate between control points.

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  15. Big swing would be required for red Barrow seat to change colourRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 31 | North-West Evening Mail

    THE final countdown to the general election officially got under way on March 30 - as parliament dissolved and all 650 MPs became ordinary members of the public again. But the battle for the Barrow and Furness seat in parliament has already seen its fair share of activity and controversy.

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  16. Big swing would be required for red seat to change colourRead the original story

    Monday Mar 30 | North-West Evening Mail

    THE final countdown to the general election officially got under way today - as parliament dissolved and all 650 MPs became ordinary members of the public again. But the battle for the Barrow and Furness seat in parliament has already seen its fair share of activity - and controversy.

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  17. Furness mum gets top Labour backing for better autistic support bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    SUPPORT: From left, Barrow and Furness MP John Woodcock, Barrow'sVickerstown Primary School head Michelle Phizacklea, Deborah Brownson and shadow education secretary Tristram Hunt A FURNESS mum who is campaigning for better support for autistic children has won the backing of the shadow education secretary and her MP. Her experiences with the boys inspired her to write a book which is designed to help children, parents, teachers, child minders and medical professionals have a better understanding of autism.

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  18. Police appeal for information after Barrow fail to stop collisionRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2015 | North-West Evening Mail

    Cumbria police said it has been alleged that a bus collided with a car on Long Bank, Walney on Monday afternoon.

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  19. Police appeal to speak to dog walkers after inappropriate behaviour at Barrow nature reserveRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2015 | North-West Evening Mail

    Cumbria police said a male and a female dog walkers spoke to a group of females on Sunday afternoon after there were concerns about a male who was acting inappropriately at North Walney Nature Reserve sometime between 2pm and 2.30pm.

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  20. Elderly woman taken to hospital after Barrow flat fireRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2015 | North-West Evening Mail

    Firefighters from Barrow, Walney and Ulverston were called to Lumley Street just before 5am to a fire in a ground floor flat. A fire spokesman said that an elderly woman was taken to hospital by paramedics following the fire.

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