An Ulverston ginnel called The Weint was to get a £30,000 facelift. The alleyway led to the Buxton Street car park.

A terraced house in Hertford Street, Barrow, was offered for sale at £89,950. A semi-detached house at Clevelands Avenue, Barrow, was offered for sale at £129,950.

Walney School and George Hastwell were hoping to join to gain trust status. Views were being sought from parents, children and the island community.

Copeland’s Jamie Reed became the first MP to be available on iTunes after starting a Westminster podcast.


More than 150 people applied to be assistant lighthouse keeper on Walney Island. The post became vacant after the promotion of Ian Clark to be lighthouse keeper.

A new bungalow at Lancashire Road, Millom, was offered for sale at £36,995. A terraced house in Granville Street, Barrow, was £24,500.

Ken Heaton, headmaster of Haverigg School, was selected as the new president of Millom Round Table.

Two piglets from Ghyll Beck Farm, Kirkby, paid a visit to meet pupils in the reception class at Croftlands Infant School, Ulverston.


Work was underway to convert a building at St George’s Square, Barrow, into a nurse training school. It was close to the North Lonsdale Hospital.

A Barrow mother was anxious to know the identities of two youths who rescued her 14-month-old daughter from drowning in Barrow Park and then left without revealing their names.

Barrow council was being advised to sell five acres of land at Park Road to the English Industrial Estates Corporation as a site for two Board of Trade factories.