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Welcome to the updated Better Barrow website.  Within this site you should find information on all our future, current and past activities.  We welcome any ideas about how to improve the site and features that you’d like to see added.  Please forgive any glitches – we’re new at this!  Comments may be made from the Contact page.

The Better Barrow Community Project was formed in January 2012. It is a registered charity, the purpose of which is to improve and enhance the environment of the village and raise awareness of its heritage. For more information about Better Barrow see the About page.

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Latest News

Statue Update 1 Nov 2019

Statue Update 1 Nov 2019

Work is now going on in the Market Place to install foundations for the John Harrison statue. These need to be strong enough to take the weight of a large stone plinth which will bear the bronze statue.  Electricians are also at work putting in a new supply for the...

Barrow Christmas Fair 2019

Barrow Christmas Fair 2019

Barrow Christmas Fair will be held on 14th December 2019 at 4:00pm. We will be holding our usual tombola stall as part of the Rotary Christmas fare; donations of prizes are always welcome. Although we will not be holding a cake stall, cakes...

Statue Update – October 2019

Statue Update – October 2019

The John Harrison statue has now been cast in bronze as you can see in the photo taken in the foundry in Kent, near to where Marcus Cornish, the sculptor, works. Marcus is still working on the finer details, including the watch that Harrison is winding. We have had...

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