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New initiatives in the pipeline for Barrow Town Centre. We might have been in Lockdown but the team at Barrow BID have been working tirelessly behind the scenes, supporting local businesses and looking to the future. Andrea Williams chats with Barrow BID manager, Colin Garnett about managing through the Coronavirus Crisis and exciting new initiatives […]

Site preparation works to be progressed at Barrow’s high profile Marina Village site WORK is set to get underway to prepare Barrow’s Marina Village site for remediation, leading to future redevelopment by the private sector. The high profile location has been allocated for regeneration to provide an area of high quality mixed housing and nature […]

Furness MP backs calls for Increased Sentence for Assaults on Emergency Workers Simon Fell MP’s campaign to increase sentences for those who assault emergency workers across Barrow and Furness could be introduced following the Government’s announcement that there will be a public consultation into the crime. Mr Fell wanted to see the current 12 months […]

A group which was set up to save a GP service in Askam and Ireleth says that it is “hoped” that GP services will be able to return to Askam by the end of August. Local councillors, including Askam and Ireleth Parish Concillors, Barrow Borough councillors and the local member for the County Council sit […]

Tyres aged 10 years and older to be banned to help improve road safety Clearly visible date of manufacture mandatory on each tyre, ensuring older tyres are easy to spot Latest action follows years of work by Government and determined efforts of campaigners Tyres aged ten years and older will be banned from lorries, buses […]

Barrow’s newest hotel – the Holiday Inn Express – is at the forefront of a new campaign to attract holidaymakers to Cumbria after it emerges from more than 100 days of lockdown. The hotel has launched the Great British Vacation to provide guests with a special package of offers and it has teamed up with […]