Do you remember when? What was in the South Cumbrian news 10, 25 & 50 years ago


MORE than 100 teams signed up to walk this year's Keswick 2 Barrow Walk within six hours of an application site opening on the internet.

A terraced house at Grosvenor Street, Barrow, was offered for sale at £74,950. A terraced house at New Street, Barrow, was £69,950.

Cumbrian conservation charity, The Friends of the Lake District, gave away more than £60,000 in the last year to help 31 different projects.

Five pupils of Maria Fischer's Windermere and Furness School of Dancing passed their Royal Academy of Dance intermediate foundation examinations. They were Katrian Sheehan, Charlotte Berry, Sarah Deeming, Lucy Moore and Brogan Hurst.


Dalton's Brown Cow Inn was extended into a barn by hosts Chas and Pauline Bell. The former coaching inn had been in business since the 15th century.

A semi-detached house at Hollow Lane, Barrow, was offered for sale at £61,500. A detached house at Coleridge Close, Barrow, was £69,950.

You could earn up to £19,398 per year as care manager at Duddon House community mental health centre, Barrow.

Janine Houghton, a pupil at Barrow's Thorncliffe School, was named as national runner-up in the Young Environmentalist of the Year award.


You could earn £8.50 per week as an 18-year-old trainee machinist working for the Blair underwear firm at Hollygate Road, Dalton.

Barrow Rugby League Club was keen to sign forward Ian Fortis, aged 22, from Doncaster.