Pupils from eight primary schools enjoyed a day out atDalton's South Lakes Wild Animal Park as part of a national Kids Out event runby Barrow Rotary Club.

A semi-detached house in Moor Road, Millom, was offeredfor sale at £135,000. A terraced house in Mosley Street, Barrow, was £75,000.

The Village Shop at Cartmel was holding a Festival ofStrawberries to help support Breast Cancer Care.

Consultations were being held on a possible new site forVickerstown Primary School. A new building, to replace two sites at LatonaStreet and Mill Lane, would cost £5m.


Roads Minister Robert Key was to invite tenders tocomplete Barrow's Park Road improvement scheme. Major improvements had alreadycost £1m

A bungalow at High Garth, Tantabank, Dalton, was offeredfor sale at £97,000. Another bungalow at Walnut Hill, Holbeck, Barrow. was£64,950.

Cyclist John Hardon, from Barrow, organised a seven-milesponsored ride to raise cash for St Mary's Hospice at Ulverston.

A group of pensioners who used to go to the formerNational School at Ulverston were to publish their memories in a book calledCapsule.The school had become the base for arts group Welfare StateInternational at The Ellers.


TV and radio personality Graham Rigby, who played Zebedein The Archers, opened Dalton's first pony gymkhana which was held by theDalton Church Scouts Group.

You could earn £8.20 per week at the age of 17 as amachinist at the K Shoes factory in Askam. This would rise to £11.12 by age 20.

An unexploded smoke flare was found buried in the sandnear Earnse Bay, Walney. It was dealt with by an Army bomb disposal team fromChester.