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Children at Burlington CE Primary, Kirkby, raised cash tomake their school a more bee-friendly environment. The project included a beecafé made from an old tyre.

Fine art to fashion was on show at Barrow Sixth FormCollege in an exhibition called Art and Soul. It was a showcase for students onthe BTEC foundation diploma.

A terraced house at Hastings Street, Walney, was offeredfor sale at £84,950. A bungalow at Sands Road, Ulverston, was £152,950.

Pupils from St Bernard's RC School, Barrow, went to Workingtonas part of a county-wide campaign encouraging children to sing.


Dalton Mothers' Club was looking to recruit more youngermembers. The 20-year-old club met at the Dowdales clinic and organised trips,talks and social gatherings - but many of the members were in their lateforties or fifties.

Barrow Dock Museum held its first sculpture day withartists Keith Alexander and Martin Brockman.

Cubs from the 10 th Barrow Vickerstown pack tried outuniforms and hose pipes on a visit to Barrow fire station.

A home for the elderly with 30 bedrooms was planned atGreystone Lane, Dalton, for the Abbeyfield Furness Extra Care Society.


Work was about to start on building two factories atDevonshire Road, Millom. The idea was to attract new employers to the town.

Elaine Palmer, of King Alfred Street, Walney, was chosenas Barrow's new road safety queen at a ball held in Barrow Town Hall.

The cheapest petrol was 31p per gallon at the Dominiongarage run by Robert McAdam on Walney.