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Today our Barrow Borough councillors raised and dropped off: £150 of goods to Barrow Foodbank. £100 of goods and money donation to Project John. Thank you to Cllr Iain Mooney for helping with the collection and drop-offs. Since the lockdown, we have donated over £1000 worth of goods to the Foodbank. Our councillors are currently […]

Barrow arts venue The Forum to receive share of Culture Recovery Fund ARTS venue The Forum is to receive a share of the Culture Recovery Fund announced by the government today. The sum – £100,000 – will help the Barrow venue to face the challenges brought about by the coronavirus pandemic over the next six […]

As part of National Hate Crime Awareness Week (12th – 18th Oct) Cumbria Constabulary and partners are shining the spotlight on the largely unseen work they do around hate crime. This week forms part of Operation MOVIE and see the force sharing key information on what a hate crime is, highlighting the impact on victims, […]

**CHARITABLE FUNDING ACROSS BARROW AND FURNESS WILL HELP COMMUNITIES THRIVE** Charitable organisations across Barrow and the Furness peninsula have received a share of more than £104,000 at Cumbria Community Foundation’s recent grants committee. The money, which was awarded to six community projects, will support vulnerable families, provide financial advice and guidance, increase community cohesion and […]

SUPPORT for those facing challenges with their mental health and wellbeing is to be championed by Barrow Borough Council as the authority adopts The Mental Health Challenge. People have been urged to be kind to one another – and to offer time and a listening ear to anyone suffering with their mental health – following […]

People living in Barrow and Furness can now get up to £5,000 of energy efficient home improvements funded by the Government as part of a new scheme. The Green Homes Grant will not only enable households to improve their energy efficiency and cut down on bills, but help protect the environment and jobs, livelihoods and […]