Grange and District Youth Theatre presented Robin Hood in the Park Road Gardens, Grange.

Gordon Wilson and Kevin Gill were appointed as vice principals at Barrow’s Furness Academy.

A detached bungalow at Malt Kiln Road, Newbiggin, was offered for sale at £280,000. A detached house at Romney Road, Dalton, was £230,000.

John Rigg and wife Ooy set up the Northern School of Asian and Oriental Cooking in Park Road, Barrow. It would offer training for adults and workshops for schools.


A dog was saved from drowning in a sewage tank at Ferry Beach allotments on Barrow Island by firefighters.

A detached house at Ireleth Road, Ireleth, was offered for sale at £67,000. A dormer bungalow at Portland Crescent, Hawcoat, Barrow, was £64,950.

Broughton restaurateur Christine Roe was installed as the new mayoress of Dalton with Newton Council.

Ulverston soccer referee and Glaxo worker Tony Scrogham won a £107,000 jackpot on the football pools.


Seven Canadians toured the works and training schools at Vickers in Barrow as guests of Ulverston Rotary Club.

The Sofia Chamber Orchestra gave a concert at the Coronation Hall, Ulverston. The cheapest tickets were 42p.

A new detached bungalow at North Row, Roose, was offered for sale at £5,650.