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  1. Excavating WWI practice trenches in CumbriaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    Excavations and surveys of the First World War practice trenches on Walney Island on the western coast of Cumbria have been carried out by a team of archaeologists from the University of Bristol.

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  2. CMB flying high in the cup competitionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Theboltonnews.co.uk

    CMB continued their impressive high-scoring form in cup competitions by defeat Furness Rovers 5-0 in the West Lancashire Challenge Cup. Matt Carr led the way with a brace of goals and there were further efforts by Callum Yearsley and Charlie Scholes.

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  3. Fears 27,000 solar panels in Barrow could dazzle aircraft pilotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | North-West Evening Mail

    A MOVE to create Barrow's first solar farm is on hold after it was claimed reflection from more than 27,000 sun panels could dazzle pilots using a nearby airfield. ON HOLD Councillors are seeking the advice of the Aviation Authority due to fears a proposed solar farm, similar to the one pictured above, could dazzle pilots at nearby Walney Airfield Ben Birchall/PA Wire The scheme, for Bank Land, near Ormsgill, was recommended for approval by Cumbria County Council's development control committee on Monday.

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  4. Extension to Walney wind farm approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | Iom Online

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Reader Jenny Williamson sent us this image of the Walney Array as seen from the Isle of Man at dawn.

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  5. Regulatory Okay for UK Offshore Wind Farm ExtensionRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Marine News

    Existing wind farm has 367 MW capacity; extension is for a further 750 MW capacity. The British government has given consent for an offshore wind farm off Cumbria in the Irish Sea to be extended, Britain's Planning Inspectorate said on Friday, tripling its total electricity generation capacity.

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  6. Plan to triple Walney wind farm capacity gets UK approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 9 | Big News Network.com

    Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states.

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  7. UK Offshore Wind Farm Gets Okay for GrowthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | Marine News

    Existing wind farm has 367 MW capacity; extension is for a further 750 MW capacity. The British government has given consent for an offshore wind farm off Cumbria in the Irish Sea to be extended, Britain's Planning Inspectorate said on Friday, tripling its total electricity generation capacity.

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  8. Finishing Line: The team of 45 riders celebrate after cycling 180 milesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    David Wood , and back from left, Tom Kidger, Chris Turton, Emma Wilson, Rebecca Eley, Oliver Prosser and Lesley Thistlethwaite. A BEREAVED father and husband cycled coast to coast to raise thousands of pounds in memory of his wife and baby.

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  9. Report of serious sexual assault on woman in Walney parkRead the original story

    Monday Nov 3 | North-West Evening Mail

    The incident involved three men. DI David Stalker said: "This was a very serious assault and we are working hard to establish the facts.

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  10. Report of serious sexual assault on woman in Walney parkRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 2 | North-West Evening Mail

    The incident involved three men. DI David Stalker said: "This was a very serious assault and we are working hard to establish the facts.

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  11. Barrow Police launch investigation after a serious assault on WalneyRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 2 | North-West Evening Mail

    BARROW Police have cordoned off a park and officers have been seen searching the area after a serious assault on Walney. It is understood a number of officers are carrying out investigation in Vickerstown Park and on land close to Walney Central Rugby Club.

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  12. Barrow dad killed in street attack a lifesaverRead the original story

    Friday Oct 31 | North-West Evening Mail

    A "GENTLE GIANT" who saved the lives of five people when his parents agreed to donate his organs after he was killed in a brutal street attack has been honoured. In one of the first ceremonies of its kind in the North West, David and Mary Morgan picked up a national certificate and medal in recognition of "the cherished memory of 'Our David' for selfless contribution of adding life and giving hope to others."

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  13. Dead seal found near Barrow tourist attractionRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 29 | North-West Evening Mail

    But on Tuesday, passers-by at the Dock Museum were met with the sad sight of a dead seal slumped in the water. With the mammal mostly submerged, Dr Emily Baxter, a marine conservation officer with the Cumbria Wildlife Trust, said it was difficult to say for certain which species it belonged to.

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  14. Autumnwatch returns to Cumbria for another season of environmental discoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    Leighton Moss and Morecambe Bay Nature Reserve will be the setting for Autumnwatch when cameras start rolling tomorrow . The Gazette spoke to hosts Chris Packham, Michaela Strachan and Martin Hughes-Games about what to expect from this year's show - filmed in 'one of the most diverse areas for wildlife in the whole of the UK'.

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  15. Barrow man helped make event a runaway success storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | North-West Evening Mail

    TWO who put on his running shoes to lose weight and helped set up a hugely popular race has been nominated for a Love Barrow award. in the running Stuart Wallace who is up for a Love Barrow award for his commitment to running MILTON HAWORTH REF: 50024761B000 Stuart Wallace, 43, of Dalton Road, Askam, has been put forward for the Sports Volunteer award - sponsored by Siemens - as he is one of the directors of Barrow parkrun, which attracts up to 170 runners every Sunday.

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  16. Retiring Cumbrian police sergeant: I have met evil peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | The Cumberland News

    It never ceases to amaze me the grief and despair that one human being will inflict on another," says Detective Sergeant Peter Proud, dwelling for a moment on the darkest side of his job. "I've been involved in investigating some pretty horrendous crimes.

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  17. Retiring Cumbrian DS: I have met evil peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | The Cumberland News

    He's seen so much: Peter Proud at Cumbria Constabulary HQ in Durranhill, Carlisle. Speaking of the force today, DS Proud says: 'There are far more brains and a lot less brawn now' It never ceases to amaze me the grief and despair that one human being will inflict on another," says Detective Sergeant Peter Proud, dwelling for a moment on the darkest side of his job.

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  18. Barrow man in stable condition after life-threatening injuries from 140ft fallRead the original story

    Oct 9, 2014 | North-West Evening Mail

    A 40-year-old Barrow man airlifted to hospital after falling 140ft from slag bank was found on a mussel bed by emergency services yesterday just hours before 10.1m high tide Cumbria Police has launched an investigation into the incident after they were called at 6.45pm yesterday with concerns for the welfare of the man. He was later found below the slag banks in Walney Channel.

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  19. Cumbria coastal breeding birds suffer decline this yearRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2014 | North-West Evening Mail

    Cumbria Wildlife Trust has analysed the breeding success of several bird species across its coastal nature reserves, including South Walney, and has found the numbers of birds fledged has fallen. At South Walney the number of breeding herring and lesser black-backed gulls was estimated to be 4,500 pairs this spring, down from 6,000 in 2013.

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  20. Barrow mother given curfew for neglecting babyRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2014 | North-West Evening Mail

    WEEK old baby was found blue with cold and desperate for milk in Barrow as her mother sat on the floor in a drunken stupor after drinking two bottles of wine. Off-duty medical staff came to the youngster's aid and dialled 999 after she was found in a flimsy summer dress, a pair of knickers and with no blanket.

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