Liz Young, of the Anti-Cross and Newton Ward, was chosen as the new mayor of Dalton and Newton Town Council.

A semi-detached house at Strathmore Avenue, Barrow, was offered for sale at £114,950. A semi-detached house in Amphitrite Street, Barrow, was £115,000.

More than 1,500 people went to Ulverston Coronation Hall to see the Printfest displays of printmaking.

The number of pensioners being admitted to hospital for alcohol-related problems in Barrow double in the past five years, with at least 12 admissions every week.


Eleanor Clark, of Caspian Road, Askam, was chosen as the village carnival queen. Her ladies-in-waiting were Gemma Wardle and Rachel Davies.

A terraced house on Soutergate Ulverston was offered for sale at £38,950. A detached bungalow at Sunbrick Lane, Baycliff, was £74,950.

Tourism was worth £110m and supported more than 4,200 jobs in the Furness and Cartmel peninsulas, according to a survey presented to Ulverston’s annual town meeting.

All the ticket were sold for English Touring Opera’s production of L’Elisir d’Amore at Ulverston Coronation Hall.


A working model was produced of a potential Morecambe Bay Barrage by the Ministry of Technology.

A buffet dance was held at the Victoria Park Hotel, Barrow, to raise funds for a secondary school to be built in Nigeria by Roman Catholic missionary Herbart Noonan, who was in Barrow on leave.

The highest award in the Cub Scout movement, the Gold Arrow, was presented to Mark Gillespey, son of Barrow St Luke’s curate Clive, in a ceremony at Cambridge Street Junior School.