10 YEARS AGO The fountain outside the £3m Emlyn Hughes House was to be upgraded to make it look more impressive, councillors were told. Former VSEL deputy chief executive Norman Broadhurst became chairman of St Mary’s Hospice at Ulverston. A cottage at Goadsbarrow, just off the Barrow toUlverston coast road, had been transformed into a place of meditation by Neil Pendlebury. Former Millom police inspector Ray Cole became chairman ofthe Cumbria Police Authority. 25 YEARS AGO South Lakeland District Council agreed to grant £7,500 to the Furness and Cartmel Tourism Development Action Programme so it could continue for a fourth year. A semi-detached house in Salthouse Road, Millom, wasoffered for sale at £69,950. A terraced house at Gloucester Street, Barrow, was £21,500. Guides past and present held an open evening at St Paul’s Church Hall, Barrow, to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Barrow St Paul’s Guide company. Copeland and Millom MP Jack Cunningham gave his support to Sellafield unions battling against 2,000 job losses at the West Cumbrian nuclear site.  50 YEARS AGO Brian Green, a 34-year-old fully qualified Football Association coach, was to be the new trainer at Barrow AFC. His appointment was confirmed by manager Norman Bodell. Vickers at Barrow won an order worth more than £1m for pumping equipment to be used in an irrigation system in Romania. Acrylic wigs cost £4 form Greenways the hairdressers atAnchor Road, Barrow. A shampoo and set was 42p.