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JOHNNY DEPP: Johnny Depp
JOHNNY DEPP: Johnny Depp
7 June 2017 7:13PM

10 years ago

WALNEY Musical Theatre Company presented The Full Monty at the Coronation Hall in Ulverston. Among the cast was Richard Pincer, Andrew Barrow, Russ Palmer, Richard Hough, Craig Mitchell and Wayne Buckley.

THE Eskdale Art Exhibition and Open Gardens event was held to raise money for St Bega's Primary School, Eskdale.

BARROW'S James Fisher marine services group spent £4.9m to buy Scottish specialist offshore equipment firm Buchan Technical Services.

A TERRACED house in Canal Street, Ulverston, was offered for sale at £105,000. A semi-detached house at Turnstone Crescent, Askam, was £250,000.

25 years ago

ULVERSTON Methodists were celebrating the reopening of their revamped church after building work costing £400,000 which had taken a year to complete.

THE new mayor of Millom was retired building foreman David Foster, who played with Holborn Hill Royal Brass Band.

A GROUP of pupils from Millom's Black Combe School went to see the new bird watching hide on the nature reserve at Hodbarrow, near Haverigg.

A TERRACED house at Ramsden Street, Barrow, was offered for sale at £29,950. A terraced house in Argyle Place, Barrow, was £16,500.

50 years ago

YOU could dance to music by The St Louis Union and The Night Train at Barrow Public Hall.

A TERRACED house in Duke Street, Millom, could have been yours for the best offer above £1,000.

EXECUTIVES from America and Australia came to Barrow to see the frame of what would be a new production base for tissue makers Bowater-Scott.

A NEW Lancashire Education Committee outdoor pursuits centre at Tower Wood, on the banks of Windermere, would cost an estimated £28,400 a year to operate.

Happy birthday

JOHNNY DEPP, actor, 54; PATRICIA CORNWELL, novelist, 61; MICHAEL J FOX, American actor, 56.

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