Councillors were calling for a 20mph speed limit for the whole of Millom. Town centre streets such as St George’s Road and Wellington Street already had 20mph zones.

A detached house at Lowther Road, Millom, was offered for sale at £197,000. A terraced house in Newton Street, Millom, was £59,000.

The boundary of the Lake District National park was being considered for expansion as part of work by the Government’s conservation agency National England to identify possible new areas for protection.

Hundreds of residents joined the fight against proposals for a doctor’s surgery, nursery, coffee shop, community centre and church on part of school fields in Roose.


A European awareness week was being organised by eight Furness primary schools in conjunction with Dowdales School at Dalton, which was to host an exhibition featuring work from the project.

A detached bungalow at Threlkeld Gardens, Barrow, was offered for sale at £64,500. A detached bungalow at Central Drive, Walney, was £64,950.

The newly-appointed handyman at St Mary’s Hospice, Ulverston, made an appeal for tools.

Millom Amateur Operatic Society was presenting Guys and Dolls at the Palladium. The cast included Lynne McQuire.


Millom Amateur Operatic Society was presenting My Fair Lady at the Palladium. The cast included Delia Johnson and Jack Fisher.

The value of corporal punishment as a deterrent was among issued discussed at the North West Regional Conference of Women’s Organisations at the Old Mill, Bardsea.

Millom writer and poet Norman Nicholson was awarded £500 by the Northern Arts Association to help complete his next volume of poems