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Cumbrian landowners claimed at least £75m from the Common Agricultural Policy in the past year. In more than 6,000 application, the range of claims was from just £1 to £405,536.

A detached bungalow at Greystone Mount, Dalton, was offered for sale at £250,000. A terraced house at Fell Croft, Dalton, was £109,950.

Teenagers and young adults in South Cumbria were being advised to keep up to date with their mumps jabs after 11 suspected new cases were reported in the county - mostly among those aged 18 to 25 years.

Youngsters from Dalton's Chapel Street Infant School held a pirate-themed day to inspire children in creative writing tasks.


Satterthwaite Primary School pupils found out about the life of birds when British Trust of Ornithology member Harold Dean visited with a pied flycatcher chick in a nesting box.

A semi-detached house at Langdale Crescent, Dalton, was offered for sale at £46,000. A detached bungalow at Kepplewray Drive, Barrow, was £52,500.

Barclays and NatWest lodged plans to be the first firm to open a cash dispenser in Dalton.

Walney pool player Karl McQuillan was picked for the England team at th age of 16. He was due to play at Wembley before touring France and the Channel Islands.


Barrow Grammar School pupil Patrick Fairlamb set a new record for a youth of 42ft in the triple jump at the Lancashire County Athletics Championships at Kirby, Liverpool.

Seven new records were set by pupils at Risedale School's swimming gala at the Abbey Road Baths, Barrow. Eskdale House was the overall winner.

A detached bungalow cost £4,250 on the new Croftlands Park estate at Ulverston. You could move in with a £300 deposit and pay £5.42 per week on a mortgage.