Walney, England Newswire

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  1. Chance to ride route of Barrow cycle raceRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | North-West Evening Mail

    AMATEUR cyclists are being given a unique opportunity to ride the route of the UK's leading cycle race ahead of the professionals, including Team Wiggins. Thousands of spectators are expected to line the streets of Barrow on Friday for the return of the Pearl Izumi Tour Series race.

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  2. New guide produced on Great Places to See Birds of Prey in CumbriaRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

    CUMBRIA Wildlife Trust has produced a new guide on 'Great Places to see Birds of Prey' in the county's hills, valleys, woodlands and coast.

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  3. Man's body found on Barrow beach - next of kin of missing Manchester man informedRead the original story

    Monday | North-West Evening Mail

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  4. Updated: Man's body found on Barrow beachRead the original story

    Sunday May 24 | North-West Evening Mail

    The North West Ambulance Service, Cumbria police and the Furness Coastguard were all called to a beach near South Walney National Nature Reserve. Merseyside police are trying to trace missing man Daniel Bradley.

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  5. Rare bird spotted in FurnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | North-West Evening Mail

    COLOURFUL VISITOR A hoopoe has been spotted in Furness. The bird is a native of warmer parts of Europe and is believed to have been blown off course during its migration The hoopoe, native to mainland Europe, was seen by Lindsey Wiejak, in Rampside, yesterday, while she was tending to her ponies.

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  6. Updated: with Video: Two men rescued after major operation in Walney ChannelRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | North-West Evening Mail

    TWO men were rescued in a major operation after they were thrown from a dinghy and were swept away by the charging tide in Walney Channel. The drama unfolded yesterday afternoon when the men were using a dingy to sail either to or from a boat in the channel.

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  7. Barrow death crash case delay 'unacceptable' says judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | North-West Evening Mail

    A POLICEWOMAN has entered a not guilty plea to an allegation that she caused the death of a motorcyclist by driving carelessly. At Carlisle Crown Court, Patsy Blakeborough, 40, yesterday spoke only to confirm her name and to deny the allegation she is charged with.

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  8. South Cumbria 'Cinderella' star wows Britain's Got Talent judgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | North-West Evening Mail

    A FURNESS musical theatre star cast a spell over judges on the UK's biggest talent show and says the audition has changed her life. Swarthmoor singer Georgie Jackson is one fourth of Misstasia, who wowed the judges on Britain's Got Talent with their rendition of The Little Mermaid classic, Part of Your World.

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  9. Barrow woman tagged for 'nasty' attackRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | North-West Evening Mail

    Prosecutor Mr Lee Dacre said the defendant, of Mill Lane, Walney, had admitted one assault against Emma Simms outside Broadway, Cavendish Street, Barrow, on January 17, but denied a previous attack in the bar's toilets. She was found guilty after a trial last Friday.

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  10. Barrow woman, 21, tagged for 'nasty' attackRead the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | North-West Evening Mail

    Prosecutor Mr Lee Dacre said the defendant, of Mill Lane, Walney, had admitted one assault against Emma Simms outside Broadway, Cavendish Street, Barrow, on January 17, but denied a previous attack in the bar's toilets. She was found guilty after a trial last Friday.

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  11. Mum and daughter plotted with drugs baron to flood streets with amphetamines and cannabisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Mirror.co.uk

    She often failed to answer her phone when Doyle and his mob were trying to get hold of her - so her mother, Angela Parkinson, would collect the drugs for her, taking orders for drugs under the codenames 'green dresses', or 'white'. Now mother and daughter, of Walney, Barrow-in-Furness - who kept amphetamines alongside food in the fridge - have been jailed after being found guilty of conspiracy to supply amphetamines and cannabis, offences committed last year and in 2013, at Manchester Crown Court.

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  12. Gearing up for biking extravaganzaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    The 100-mile Bay Cycle Way from Walney Island to Glasson Dock has been developed by the charity Sustrans and the Morecambe Bay Partnership. The new path includes many traffic-free sections and is aimed at families and leisure cyclists who want to go at their own pace to explore the distinctive culture, wildlife and food of the area Organisers are appealing for volunteers to help lead family bicycle rides on and around the new path, run cycle activities and stalls and join in final celebrations at Glasson Dock, near Lancaster, on June 14. The four day bicycle extravaganza will begin on June 11. There will be a series of led rides which are free, but with limited places.

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  13. Barrow mum and daughter conspired to supply drugs for Manchester gangsterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | North-West Evening Mail

    A MUM and daughter are to be sentenced for their part in a drugs conspiracy involving a Manchester gangster plotting to flood the north west with heroin, amphetamine, cocaine and cannabis. Angela Parkinson, 48 and Ashleigh Parkinson, 20, of Conway Gardens, Walney, were caught as part of a major investigation by the North West Regional Crime Unit and Cumbria police.

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  14. Author reveals new bike trailRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    Cycling enthusiast and author Nick Cotton is pictured with Susannah Bleakley from Morecambe Bay partnership, Ulverston Town Council Clerk Jayne Kendall, and Town Councillor Colin Pickthall at the second Ulverston Cycling Summit Cycling enthusiast and author Nick Cotton is pictured with Susannah Bleakley from Morecambe Bay partnership, Ulverston Town Council Clerk Jayne Kendall, and Town Councillor Colin Pickthall at the second Ulverston Cycling Summit BIKING enthusiast and author Nick Cotton addressed the second Ulverston Cycle Summit and gave a sneak preview of a new circular trail planned for Cumbria.

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

    Apr 23, 2015 | 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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  16. Undersea wildlife in the waters off Cumbria needs your supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | 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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  17. Take look at Cumbria otter carers' other dutiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | 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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  18. Barrow fishermen blame 'malicious' rivals for tyre-slashing attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | 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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  19. Report reveals shocking surge in Cumbria animal cruelty casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | 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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  20. Big swing would be needed for seat change at Barrow and FurnessRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | 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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