Adrian Hughes opened his bicycle sales and servicing shop on the corner of Rawlinson Street and Ramsden Street, Barrow.

A detached bungalow at Bigland Drive, Ulverston, was offered for sale at £199,950. A terraced house at St Vincent Street, Barrow, was £52,500.

George Gummers, owner of show shop Rigg’s Bros which opened on Dalton Road, Barrow, in 1878, was retiring after 27 years at the helm.

A team from Dowdales at Dalton won the Top of the Form competition against youngsters from Walney School in a tightly-fought final at Ulverston’s Coronation Hall. There were questions on science, technology, engineering and maths.


Ulverston Amateur Operatic Society presented My Fair Lady at Ulverston’s Coronation Hall. The cast included Rebecca Burch as Eliza Doolittle.

A modern detached house at Holbeck Park Avenue, Barrow, was offered for sale at £69,950. A detached bungalow at Town Bank Terrace, Ulverston, was £99,500.

The Duddon Sinfonietta, conducted by David Challis, gave a concert at Broughton Victory Hall.

Millom School was launching a national appeal to help set up a new library and resource centre dedicated to poet Norman Nicholson.


TV chef Toni Stoppani was giving a cooking demonstration on behalf of the North Western Gas Board at Barrow Public Hall.

Frank Williams, of Yarlside Road, Barrow, retired after a half-century at the Vickers Engineering Works. He was the chief estimator but had started has an office boy.

You could earn £1,000 per year as a driving instructor for heavy goods vehicle drivers in Barrow for the Furness Group Training Association.