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UPDATE: Waste collection strike action in Eden area

The council has been made aware that the GMB union has issued a further notice of industrial action commencing 13 November to be taken by some of its members working on the waste and environmental services contract in the Eden area.

13 November 2023
A graphic advertising the November Winter Fayre at Barrow Markets on Friday 17 November 2023.

Come to Barrow’s November Winter Fayre

Local traders will be offering a wintry wonderland of home-made crafts, produce and gifts at Barrow’s November Winter Fayre on Friday 17 November 2023.

10 November 2023
Three children on bicycles.

Council gives £1m boost to sustainable travel

The first stage of a £1 million project to make it easier for people to walk, cycle and travel in sustainable ways in Westmorland and Furness has been given the go-ahead.

10 November 2023
Armathwaite overlooking the River Eden

Deadline for BNG site registration extended

The deadline for expressions of interest in registering land for Biodiversity Net Gain, or to provide mitigation for the removal of phosphorus from a river catchment, has been extended to the end of November 2023.

7 November 2023

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