A reunion was being organised for former workers at the old Barrow Paper Mill at the United Club, on Friars Lane, Barrow.

Copeland Borough Council was set to write off £250,000 in uncollected council tax.

A semi-detached bungalow at Kentmere Crescent, Barrow, was offered for sale at £215,000. A terraced house at Stone Lea, Stainton, could have been yours for £174,500.


A sell-out concert at Ulverston Coronation Hall by singing group the Drifters raised £300 for Furness charities.

Youngsters at Lindal Playgroup held a party, including a giant cake, to mark the group's 25th anniversary.

A terraced house in Conway Gardens, Walney, was offered for sale at £32,500. A terraced house at Delhi Street, Walney, was £35,950.

Children at Lindal and Marton School wrote to councillors for help in saving their school from closure due to structural faults in the building.


The British Steel Corporation said it could provide work for many of the men made redundant by the closure of Millom Ironworks.

You could get a bag of sugar for 6p and 60 cigarettes for 67p at the Home and Colonial Supermarket, on Dalton Road, Barrow.

Barrow's 99 Club, on Dalkeith Street, had the Witness Showband in an event organised by Walney Marine Club.

It was decided to close Barrow Shipyard railway station. Replacement bus services for workers were being provided by Ribble Motor Services and Barrow Borough Transport.