More than £1m in government cash was to be used to help create more affordable housing in South Lakeland.

Kite surfers were heading to Earnse Bay, Walney, as part of a tour of British championship events.

More than 130 Scouts from Barrow and from Duddon and High Furness helped to raise £400 to support the work of a South African orphanage through an Africa Day of outdoor activities.

A detached house at Sir John Barrow Way, Ulverston, was offered for sale at £255,000. A detached bungalow in Greystone Mount, Dalton, was £250,000.


The first phase of building work on a new Barrow fire station on the Project Furness site was expected to be completed early in 1996, councillors were told.

South Lakeland District Council's tourism committee backed plans to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Furness Railway in 1996.

A semi-detached house at Maylands Avenue, Barrow, was offered for sale at £47,950. A terraced house in Cheltenham Street, Barrow, was £38,950.

Regulars from Ulverston's Farmers Arms raised £1,000 from a fancy dress pub crawl towards the cost of equipment for the town's ambulance paramedics.


A total of 10 schools took part in the senior schools' swimming gala held at Abbey Baths, Barrow. The champions were Holker Street.

Barrow Rotary Club presented a cheque for £1,250 to Barrow and District Spastic Society at the Victoria Park Hotel.

A semi-detached house at Euryalus Street, Walney, was offered for sale at £3,600. A terraced house at Hibbert Road, Barrow, was £2,500