10 YEARS AGO

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New start: Mark Rice in 2007 at the new Part-eze shop on Market Street, Dalton, which stocked party equipment
New start: Mark Rice in 2007 at the new Part-eze shop on Market Street, Dalton, which stocked party equipment
4 October 2017 5:50PM

The Tally Ho in Schneider Road, Barrow, wanted permission to host live music events until 3am.

Julie and Peter Millar were retiring from behind the bar at the travellers Rest in Abbey Road after 32 years.

The multi-media musical Luv Esther was coming to Ulverston's Coronation Hall as part of a UK tour to raise funds to combat HIV and Aids in Africa.

Barrow's 17th St Perran's Scout Group completed an upgrade on its meeting hut at Yarlside Road.

25 YEARS

Apprentices made redundant by VSEL in Barrow were being given the opportunity to start their own companies through the Prince's Youth Business Trust.

Youngsters in Barrow were competing for the title of Good Citizen as part of police campaign to make them more aware of everyday dangers.

Carole Mitchell, of Millom, with friends Judith Bailey and Sheila Hartney, completed the 190-mile Wainwright Coast to Coast walk from St Bees' Head to Robin Hood's Bay, raising £680 for Millom Hospice at Home.

Barrow Rugby League Club was drawn against Bradford Northern in the first round of the Regal Trophy.

50 YEARS

The St Andrew's Society staged a night of Scottish song, bagpipes and dance at Barrow Town Hall as part of the town's centenary celebrations. The pipers came from the St Andrew's Pipe band and the dancers were the White Heather Club dancers.

You could dance to a band called National Grid at the Public Hall, Barrow, while the town's 99 Cabaret Club, in Dalkeith Street, had comics Daly and Wayne.

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