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Government Invites Responses to Consultation on Proposals for Unitary Local Government in Cumbria

GOVERNMENT INVITES RESPONSES TO CONSULTATION ON PROPOSALS FOR UNITARY LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN CUMBRIA A consultation on locally-led proposals for unitary local government submitted by councils in Cumbria has been launched by Government. Following a formal invitation from Government last October to councils in Cumbria to submit proposals for reorganisation, the Local Government Secretary has received… Continue reading Government Invites Responses to Consultation on Proposals for Unitary Local Government in Cumbria


Furness Multicultural Community Forum International Women’s Day events

It’s International Women’s Day on 8th March and Furness Multicultural Community Forum have loads of events planned to mark the day; from yoga to cook-ins and everything in between. Janine and Lena join Andrea in The Afternoon with all the details and information about how you can sign up. https://www.facebook.com/events/256845812598105/  


Potential Police and Crime Commissioner Candidates Invited to Briefing Session

POTENTAL POLICE AND CRIME COMMISSIONER CANDIDATES INVITED TO BRIEFING SESSION The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Cumbria is inviting all potential Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) candidates to a briefing event in the lead up to the election in May. All possible candidates will get the opportunity to learn about the role… Continue reading Potential Police and Crime Commissioner Candidates Invited to Briefing Session



Business students’ winning vision to transform town centre with global streetfood experience

Business students’ winning vision to transform town centre with global streetfood experience. A ‘global streetfood experience’ with stalls lining the streets of Dalton Road and Portland Walk was the winning vision for a new project to help revive Barrow’s town centre for young people. Business students from Furness College have been coming up with innovative… Continue reading Business students’ winning vision to transform town centre with global streetfood experience


Police appealing for local witnesses – Investigating reports of Suspicious man

Police appealing for local witnesses – Investigating reports of Suspicious man Police are investigating reports of a suspicious man, who was seen in the area of Plymouth Street, Barrow, at around 5pm on 31st January. It was reported that this man was seen attempting to open the doors of cars, that were parked alongside the… Continue reading Police appealing for local witnesses – Investigating reports of Suspicious man


3920 New Laptops and Tablets for disadvantaged Students across Cumbria

3920 New Laptops and Tablets for disadvantaged Students across Cumbria Simon Fell MP has welcomed the announcement that pupils across Cumbria have benefited from almost 4,000 laptops and tablets to date, as the Conservative Government hits an important milestone in its rollout of devices to support disadvantaged young people. More than 1 million laptops and… Continue reading 3920 New Laptops and Tablets for disadvantaged Students across Cumbria


Sea Cadets Backpack Appeal

SEA CADETS BACKPACK APPEAL The BAE Systems Submarine Backpack Appeal is drawing to a close and the local Sea Cadets are looking forward to the time when they can distribute the much needed backpacks to local primary schools. So far the fundraiser has been a great success with £2,147 being raised. This will buy much… Continue reading Sea Cadets Backpack Appeal


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