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Westmorland and Furness Council - Council tax reduction scheme survey
A consultation is underway ahead of a new Council Tax Reduction Scheme for the new council area which will take effect from April 1, 2023.
12 October 2022
Improvements noted following external audit
All local authorities are inspected regularly as part of a statutory external auditing process.
11 October 2022
Unique online business takes leap to open shop at Barrow Market
An online business that has enjoyed a period of growth has taken the leap to open a new shop at Barrow Market.
10 October 2022
Borough waste and recycling services to become council-run operation
Residents will not have to do anything differently when waste and recycling services become a council-run operation from October 10.
29 September 2022
Council seeks grant funding to improve air quality
Barrow Borough Council is to seek grant funding to help monitor air quality and raise awareness about how different home fuel choices can impact upon people's health.
15 September 2022
Change to Town Hall Opening Time
On Wednesdays the Town Hall will open an hour later at 10am.
13 September 2022
Tributes paid upon passing of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II
THE community of Barrow joins the nation in mourning following news of the death of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II.
09 September 2022
Timings for Royal Proclamation in Barrow confirmed
The Royal Proclamation will take place outside Barrow Town Hall at 12.30pm on Sunday 11 September. Members of the public are welcome to attend.
22 September 2022
Piel Island crowns new King
Almost 200 people expressed an interest in becoming landlord of a remote Cumbrian island pub, but on Saturday, the successful bidder was crowned King.
06 September 2022
A celebration of Barrow's history to be held at a festival this week
BARROW Borough Council is to hold a free small-scale festival celebrating Barrow's built heritage.
06 September 2022
Drop in to have your say on new council's vision and values
A series of informal drop-in events have been confirmed so residents can have their say on the vision and priorities for the new Westmorland and Furness Council.
31 August 2022
Long established firm reaps rewards of Low Carbon Barrow scheme
An independent firm that is saving on energy bills, reducing emissions and has a brighter building thanks to the Low Carbon Barrow grants is encouraging other businesses to apply.
24 August 2022
Barrow Borough Council issues congratulations to England's Lionesses
BARROW Town Hall is to be illuminated with the Union Jack flag in honour of the Lionesses' historic England UEFA Women's Euro 2022 win.
01 August 2022
Help shape #BrilliantBarrow events during summer of fun
A range of exciting activities designed to keep people of all ages entertained will take place at both The Dock Museum and The Forum on selected days during the school holidays.
05 August 2022
New video aims to help residents recycle right for Barrow
With the borough on the way to a carbon neutral future, a video has been launched to help residents do even more to recycle right for Barrow.
23 August 2022
Consultation launched on recommendations to create a town council for Barrow
A second consultation will take place between Monday, July 25 and Friday, August 26 - with people able to comment on the recommendations made as part of the review.
23 August 2022