Local News

Transport Secretary Pledges Support for Barrow and Furness.

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling today visited Dalton to meet local residents and discuss the Government’s plans for improving local transport in and around Barrow and Furness.


Speaking to residents ahead of further engagements in Whitehaven, Mr Grayling said:


Victory for the A595 Grizebeck by-pass Campaign!

Simon Fell, Conservative Spokesman for Barrow and Furness, has welcomed today’s announcement by the Transport Secretary that work will begin to build a bypass at Grizebeck, providing relief for locals and commuters alike.


Labour’s not-so-secret plan to scrap Trident.

Labour’s not-so-secret plan to scrap Trident.


At Labour Party Conference in Liverpool on Monday, Senior Labour MP Fabian Hamilton laid bare his plans for the Dreadnought programme and Barrow’s shipyard.