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Barrow in Furness - Labour Hold

Barrow in Furness - Labour Hold
  • John Woodcock (Lab Co-op) 18,320 (42.33%, -5.77%)
  • Simon Fell (C) 17,525 (40.50%, +4.19%)
  • Nigel Cecil (UKIP) 5,070 (11.72%, +9.81%)
  • Clive Peaple (LD) 1,169 (2.70%, -7.32%)
  • Robert O'Hara (Green) 1,061 (2.45%, +1.25%)
  • Ian Jackson (Ind) 130 (0.30%, -0.25%)
  • Lab Co-op maj 795 (1.84%)
  • 4.98% swing Lab to C
  • Electorate 68,338; Turnout 43,275 (63.32%, -0.85%)

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Second monkey escapes from Cumbrian animal park

File photograph of Capuchin monkey Credit: PA

Police have confirmed that a second Capuchin monkey has escaped from South Lakes Wild Animal Park.

It follows news that a juvenile female Capuchin monkey escaped at the weekend and has been sighted in the Dalton-in-Furness area.

"These animals do not pose an immediate risk to the public, however it is capable of biting or scratching anyone who attempts to approach it.

Anyone who sees the animal is requested to contact South Lakes Wild Animal Park."

– Cumbria Police
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Monkey escapes from Cumbrian animal park.

A Capuchin monkey (library picture) Credit: PA

Police have issued a warning after a juvenile Capuchin monkey escaped from South Lakes Wild Animal Park near Dalton-in-Furness.

The animal does not pose an immediate risk to the public but it is capable of biting or scratching anyone who attempts to approach it.

There have been reported sightings of this animal over the weekend in the area of Dalton-in-Furness.

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