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Furness,

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 DistrictLake District,
region of mountains and lakes, c.30 mi (50 km) in diameter, Cumbria, NW England. It includes the Cumbrian Mts. and part of the Furness peninsula. The district comprises 15 lakes, among them Ullswater, Windermere, Derwentwater, and Bassenthwaite; several beautiful
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. In the southwest are virtually extinguished iron mines, which gave rise to the great steelworks formerly centered on Barrow-in-FurnessBarrow-in-Furness
, city (1991 pop. 50,174) and district, Cumbria, NW England, on the tip of the Furness 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.
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. Farming and tourism are the peninsula's primary industries. Furness Abbey (now in ruins), near Barrow, was a wealthy institution founded by the Benedictines in 1127.

Furness

a region in NW England in Cumbria, forming a peninsula between the Irish Sea and Morecambe Bay
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900,000 in CCF round 1 (2012) being granted to Furness Enterprise Limited to create an innovation network which seamlessly connects local businesses with each other to streamline their supply chains.
Furness then doused his ex-partner over the face and head with the liquid before punching and kicking her.
To the shock of the woman and members of the public inside, Furness then doused his ex-partner over the face and head with the corrosive liquid before punching and kicking her as she screamed and shouted in shock.
He also found the intruder, Jonathan Furness, had tried to escape by climbing into the space leading up to the roof, sending pieces of the false ceiling falling down in the process.
Mr Furness said: "I was so impressed with the hours and years of voluntary service that is given to this station, and the dedication of the crew in maintaining and crewing the lifeboat, that I wanted to return and present them with a High Sheriff's Award.
Joan's dad Bill was initially taken to nearby Furness General Hospital on March 4.
Employee Ashley Davies told the hearing how staff tried heart massage and dialled 999 when Mr Furness choked, then paramedics took over.
That to me is a putdown, like you suggesting I won the chook raffle," Furness stated in the October issue of the Aussie magazine.
From left: Sir Chris Evans, Lord Hutton of Furness and Professor Chris McGuigan (Cardiff University)
The 44-year-old actor said that Furness is very wise, a great actress, wife and mother, and he is really proud of her.
He won the four woods singles with a 21-3 victory over Bob Henderson, the under-25s singles with a 21-15 success against Chris Chapman and completed a hat-trick of titles with a 16-12 two woods singles win over Dave Furness.