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Barrow-in-Furness

(–fûr`nĭs), city (1991 pop. 50,174) and district, Cumbria, NW England, on the tip of the FurnessFurness,
peninsula, 15 mi (24 km) long and 4 mi (6.4 km) wide, Cumbria, NW England, between the estuary of the River Duddon and Morecambe Bay. The term is also applied to areas N of Morecambe Bay that are part of the Lake District.
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 peninsula. The port of Barrow has c.300 acres (121 hectares) of docks, and shipbuilding is an important industry, although much reduced in scale now. Barrow is also one of the principal engineering cities of Britain. There are diesel-engine factories, smelting works, sawmills, flour and paper mills, and industries associated with offshore gas fields. Deposits of iron ore, discovered in the late 19th cent. and responsible for Barrow's growth, have since been depleted. The ruins of the medieval Furness Abbey, England's second largest abbey, are nearby. The district of Barrow includes four adjacent islands.

Barrow-in-Furness

an industrial town in NW England, in S Cumbria. Pop.: 47 194 (2001)
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However, the council proposes piloting a scheme in which the Dalton Road community centre will transfer to New Sandfields Aberavon for the community itself to run.
Anthony Morris, 60, from Dalton Road, Wallasey, and a 14-year-old and a 17-year-old, from the local area, have all been charged with assault.
Stern announced that CHRISTOPHER THORNTON, age 36, formerly residing in Charlestown, but most recently residing at 34 Dalton Road, Chelmsford, Massachusetts, was sentenced yesterday by U.
During the lane closures access for local residents, local businesses and schools will be available one way or via the diversion route although every effort is being made to allow two way access between St Malachy s Church and Dalton Road.
During Friday's proceedings the court was told how he was suffering "deep-seated" mental health problems when he committed the offences on the junction of Asthill Grove and Humphrey Burton's Road in Cheylesmore on February 4 and on February 27, in Broadway, Earlsdon, on February 28, and in Dalton Road, Earlsdon, on March 4.
Yesterday's robbery happened at Dalton Road, Sandfields, Port Talbot, just before 10am.
RESIDENTS plagued by traffic problems on a Dalton road say: "Enough is enough".
The 41-year-old, who has not been named, was found by paramedics who were called to his Dalton Road home, Wallasey, on Friday.
The 41 year-old victim was last night being treated at Arrowe Park Hospital after being discovered with serious head injuries at his home in Dalton Road, Wallasey last Friday.
It is marketing St Bernards Lawns, a new 63-home development off St Bernards Road, Solihull, as well as apartment developments in Knowle at The Whitings and at Scholars Court in Dalton Road, Coventry.
The sites currently included are: Barrow Town Hall, Duke Street, LA14 2LD, Cavendish House, 78 Duke Street, LA14 1RR, Barrow Crematorium and Offices, Devonshire Road, LA14 5PD, Eamont Close, Community Centre, LA14 3TE, 242 Dalton Road, LA14 1PN.
Gez Newsome, prosecuting, said Attavar exposed himself on the junction of Asthill Grove and Humphrey Burton's Road in Cheylesmore on February 4 and on February 27, in Broadway, Earlsdon, on February 28, and in Dalton Road, Earlsdon, on March 4.