Residents angry as Barrow light show cancelled

BARROW’S Christmas lights switch-on has been called off. The annual event, which attracts hundreds of Barrow residents will not go ahead after the local council published funding fears. It has been hoped that the BIC will be able to bridge the gap in funding and save the event. However, a recent meeting decided not to fund the light show – putting the whole event in … Continue reading Residents angry as Barrow light show cancelled


100 New Jobs For Town Centre

Cardiff Parking Ltd is to recruit around 50 more people in Swansea and Cardiff as part of plans to employ 100 new office staff in Swansea and Barrow. Recruiters are looking for applicants from across the county – most will be employed in the companies contact centre and support desk. Samantha Nichols, managing director of Cardiff Parking Ltd, said: ‚ÄúThis latest recruitment is part of … Continue reading 100 New Jobs For Town Centre


A Festive Furness For All

THE Festive Furness leaflet which gives a comprehensive list of events during November and December will be launched at Colony Gift Corporation on Tuesday, November 20, at 11am. Festive Furness is a joint marketing initiative by Barrow Borough Council and the Lake District Peninsulas Tourism Partnership to promote the Festive Events across the whole Furness Peninsula. Barrow-in-Furness and Dalton-in-Furness both have extensive Christmas and seasonal … Continue reading A Festive Furness For All