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Public Hearing dates announced for electoral boundary review
BARROW residents can now book a slot to speak at a public hearing about the proposed parliamentary boundary changes, as part of the 2023 Parliamentary Electoral Boundary Review.
01 February 2022
Museum and homes to harness power of the sun in Low Carbon Barrow scheme
A KEY public building in Barrow is to lower its carbon footprint thanks to the installation of solar panels for alternative energy production.
28 January 2022
Bathing water quality at borough beaches rated excellent
Biggar Bank, Sandy Gap and West Shore on Walney all secured the highest rating available in the latest Government publication.
03 August 2022
Government consultation launched on Jubilee weekend licensing hours
The consultation is in relation to plans to extend licensing hours across England and Wales over the bank holiday weekend in June.
11 January 2022
Residents across Barrow urged to follow simple recycling tips this Christmas
The advice will help everyone to have a greener festive period.
21 December 2021
New Covid-19 regulations - requirements for residents and businesses
Plan B measures announced in England in relation to Covid and the Omicron variant are explained here.
17 December 2021
Citizens' Jury underway to help steer action on climate change
The 10-week process has begun with the group of residents hearing evidence from a range of climate change experts.
07 December 2021
Borough secures funding for Marina Village site
AN important site in Barrow identified for high quality, mixed homes along with wildlife habitats has secured a £1.5 million funding boost from Government.
30 November 2021
Town Hall to light up orange in support of Domestic Abuse campaign
BARROW Town Hall will be lit up orange in support of an international campaign to eliminate gender-based violence towards women and girls on November 25.
23 November 2021
People urged to wear face coverings at two Christmas events in Barrow
PEOPLE are being urged to wear face coverings when attending two large Christmas events in Barrow this year.
19 November 2021
High Streets Task Force boosts Barrow's transformation plans with expert support
PLANS to transform Barrow in Furness received a welcome boost when an expert from the Government's High Streets Task Force delivered a workshop for senior council, business and community leaders.
19 November 2021
Businesses and organisations urged to apply for new Low Carbon Barrow grants
Businesses and organisations across the borough will be able to apply for new Low Carbon Barrow small grants to help them to take action on climate change.
12 November 2021
Multi-million pound transformational #BrilliantBarrow projects secure stamp of approval
A MULTI-MILLION pound programme of transformational projects that make up the #BrilliantBarrow initiative has secured final approval from Barrow Borough Council's Executive Committee
11 November 2021
New legal order will pave way for electric vehicle chargers in council car parks
A NEW legal order will pave the way for electric vehicle charging points to be installed in a number of council-operated car parks across Barrow.
10 November 2021
Remembrance Sunday Services and Events in Barrow
EVENTS to mark Remembrance Sunday will take place across the Borough of Barrow on November 14.
01 March 2022
Council to benefit from £16 million in Levelling Up Fund after Budget announcement
BARROW is to benefit from a £16 million boost from the UK Government's Levelling Up Fund it was revealed today.
27 October 2021