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Better Barrow

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.

Please follow us on a daily basis though our Facebook and Twitter pages, feeds of which are below.  To receive our regular newsletter and updates please subscribe at the bottom of this page (if you are already on our e-mail list you do not need to do this again).

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There are only three tables left for the next Better Barrow table top sale on the 3rd March - 10 to 12 in the Village Hall. If you’d like to hire one for the princely sum of £5 then please contact Ann Boulton (531280) or email us on betterbarrow@gmail.com. We already have a good selection of stalls including a tombola, art stall, knitted children’s clothes and several bric a brac stalls. ... See MoreSee Less

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We have just received our first Wheelbarrow registration via the Missing Link so it’s probably a good time to let you know you can now register via the Better Barrow website at betterbarrow.org/wheelbarrow-open-garden-registration/. Paper forms will be in Barrow News a little bit later.

Don’t forget to put the date in your diary, 2nd and 3rd June.
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Volunteers are delivering the John Harrison Statue Appeal leaflets throughout the Village over the coming days. All donations are welcome - large and small. Donations may be made in a number of ways via the Better Barrow web site (www.betterbarrow.org/donate)

If you wish to leave a cash donation Barrow News will be happy to receive it. There are envelopes to take your donation and on which you may leave you name and address or e-mail so that we may keep you up to date with progress.

A big THANK YOU to all our donors.
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Get Knitting for the Yarn Bombing of the Market Square on Better Barrow Weekend

You are invited to add to the knitted bunting made last year or create knitted or crocheted garlands that can be used to decorate the Market Square.

The aim is for as many residents of Barrow as possible to get involved, whatever their age. We would love to hear from any local groups who would like to get involved.

On Monday 5th February at 7pm there will be a meeting, in the Squash Club Bar, if you are interested in helping please do come along.

Donations of wool are welcome and if you need some wool, get in touch.

Please contact Joelle Harris on 01469 535066 or 07913 995564 or email joelleharris@live.com
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Table Top Sale

There are only three tables available for hire at the next Better Barrow table top sale on the 3rd March10:00 to 12:00 in the Village Hall.  If you want to hire one of these three remaining tables (£5), please contact Ann Boulton on 01469 531280 or e-mail us...

Wheelbarrow & Open Garden Registration

I know it seems like a long way away but we have now received our first wheelbarrow registration via the Missing Link.  It's never to early to put the date in your diary (2nd and 3rd June) and you can now register via the web site - just visit the Registration page...

John Harrison Statue

A couple of articles about the John Harrison Statue Appeal - one from the i newspaper and the other from Lincolnshire Life.  Click on the article to read...

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