Walney, England Newswire

Walney, England Newswire

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  1. Bolton County are not beaten by the weather or Walney IslandRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Theboltonnews.co.uk

    ONLY one local team were in action in the West Lancashire Football League and Bolton County had extra reason to celebrate as their 3-2 win at Walney Island moved them up to fifth in their Division Two. With pitches being affected throughout the area, Mark Ormrod's side thought their clash in Barrow-in-Furness would also be off and made an early call to cancel their minibus.


  2. Eagley spring upset against leaders Fulwood AmateursRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 16 | Theboltonnews.co.uk

    EAGLEY produced one of the performances of the day in securing three points on a wet Saturday afternoon after beating the West Lancashire League Premier Division league leaders Fulwood Amateurs with a convincing 6-2 win. Ground staff Karl Hurst and Reg Wharton worked tirelessly to get the game on and when the referee inspected the Dunscar pitch he said it was one of the best he'd seen at this time of year, and probably one of the only games able to be played in the area.


  3. Offshore wind farm to become world's largestRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2015 | Lancaster Guardian

    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. DONG Energy confirmed last week that it has made a final investment decision to build Walney Extension offshore wind farm off the coast of Cumbria.


  4. Fire services and adult social care fall under axe of Cumbria County Council's proposed cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    CUMBRIA County Council has today launched a public consultation on a major shake-up affecting care for the elderly and fire services in the face of Government cuts. The Government has announced plans to further reduce public spending by A 37billion over the next three to four years which will hit local government spending hard.


  5. PODIUM: The UK must maintain a strong nuclear deterrentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    THE election of Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader has generated much excitement and some worry that his long-standing opposition to nuclear weapons could affect employment here. I am pleased to be able to reassure you that nothing can disrupt the submarine successor programme that has sustained many thousands of super high-skilled engineering jobs across the county.


  6. Tributes to "legend" killed in paragliding crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2015 | News and Star

    The family of an extreme sports enthusiast and a much-loved father have paid tributes to a "true legend" after he died in a paragliding accident. Mark Paterson, 38, of Main Street, Haverigg, was killed in a crash on Friday and his body was recovered from Fleetwith Pike following a search shortly after 5am on Saturday.


  7. Mum and son cycle around Morecambe Bay for CancerCareRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2015 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    PIT STOP: Robert Porter, ten, and mum Ruth take a well-earned break outside Cartmel Village Shop on their charity cycle ride Robert and Ruth Porter have raised A 560 for the charity by completing the recently opened Bay Cycle Way by mountain bike. The pair cycled from Walney Island to Ulverston; on to Grange-over-Sands, including the famously steep climb over Bigland Hill; then to Silverdale and, finally, Glasson Dock.


  8. Cat rescued after yobs tied it to a car wheelA CAT was rescued after...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2015 | Daily Star

    Crew manager Simon Morgan, said: "When we turned up there was a black Mercedes which a lady passing by had flagged down after she had noticed that the car was dragging something. "When the car had started to move it had wrapped the cat in the axle of the car in the suspension system.


  9. Baxendale treble gives Crooklands first win ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2015 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    DAVE Mansergh bagged a hat-trick to lift Crooklands Casuals off the foot of the Premier Division of the West Lancashire Football League with their first points of the season. The Cassies went into Saturday's fixture against Eagley with five losses on the bounce but took a well deserved lead in the 17th minute when Mansergh turned a defender and created enough space to find the far corner of the net with a curling left foot shot.


  10. Key works begin for massive wind farm off the coast of CumbriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2015 | New Civil Engineer Plus

    Construction has begun on the onshore substation that will connect the mammoth Walney Extension Offshore Wind Farm to the national grid. You must be either an ICE member or a subscriber to New Civil Engineer to read this article and receive complete, unrestricted access to nce.co.uk NCE is the leading resource for the civil engineering community.


  11. Survey Underway for Morecambe Bay LNG ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2015 | Marine News

    Seabed survey company Bibby HydroMap have begun survey operations on the proposed LNG project off Morecambe Bay. The work program comprises geophysical, geotechnical and environmental surveying of the proposed pipeline route to shore and will be undertaken using a multi-vessel approach.


  12. Macquarie Venture Gets $422 Million U.K. Offshore Wind LicenseRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2015 | The Washington Post

    The U.K. energy regulator granted Macquarie Corporate Holdings Pty Ltd. and 3i Infrastructure Plc a license to own and operate a 269 million-pound offshore wind transmission link in the Irish Sea. The license enables the West of Duddon Sands Transmission Plc venture to manage the electricity link for 20 years, Ofgem said Friday on its website.


  13. Police officer found guilty of causing death of motorcyclist by careless drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2015 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    PC Patsy Blakeborough, 41, was performing a U-turn across the A590 between Barrow and Ulverston when her marked police van was in collision with Scott Gibson's Honda machine. Mr Gibson, aged 23, from Barrow, suffered multiple injuries in a crash that occurred in darkness on April 4 last year.


  14. Furness policewoman on trial for causing death by careless drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2015 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    AN avid motorcyclist died after his bike was in collision with a police van performing a U-turn on the A590 between Barrow and Ulverston, a court has heard. PC Patsy Blakeborough, 41, has gone on trial at Carlisle Crown Court after denying a charge of causing the death of Scott Gibson by careless driving on April 4 last year.


  15. North Cumbrian naturist club still going strong after 60 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2015 | News and Star

    Nestled within 15 acres of private woodland, in the heart of north Cumbrian farmland, the 24-pitch club boasts a swimming pool, volleyball lawn, pavilion complete with pool table and wifi, a barbecue area and a nature walk. From the man perched on the ride-on lawnmower happily maintaining the lawns, to the couple playing pool; all of those who stay at the site spend the majority of their time without any clothes on.


  16. FEATURE: So much to do and see in the Furness areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2015 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    The majority of the region's population live in the coastal town of Barrow-in-Furness while many more live in the outlying towns and villages of Askam and Dalton. There is plenty to do for tourists who perhaps have exhausted the delights of the Lake District and want to branch out a touch further afield.


  17. Four men drinking alcohol on small dinghy spark rescue operation FOUR ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2015 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    Barrow RNLI launch their inshore lifeboat to a report of persons in difficulty in Walney Channel at around 10.30pm. The police had been informed by a passer-by that he could hear shouting from the channel area and was worried that people may be in the water having fallen from a boat in the channel, which straddles Walney Island and mainland Barrow.


  18. ATHLETICS: Radcliffe members are right on track in Race the Train...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | Bury Times

    SIXTEEN runners from Radcliffe AC were all steamed up when they took on the popular Race the Train challenge. But it was just the ticket and the 10-mile event in Bury on Sunday got the thumbs up all round.


  19. Day of personal triumphs and achievements at Energy for Life Walney Family Fun RunRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2015 | North-West Evening Mail

    JUNIOR runners in bright yellow T-shirts helped bring a ray of sunshine to a rain-lashed Walney for the annual Energy for Life Walney Family Fun Run. Children as young as three defied the weather to complete laps of the seafront in the fully inclusive event, sponsored by Siemens Subsea.


  20. Farm business relocates after blaze 'writes off' factoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    A CUMBRIAN meat wholesaling business is up and running again in a new location just days after a major factory blaze. Flames ripped through the Lake District Farmers building at Lindal-in-Furness on Saturday - 'decimating' its main production facility.