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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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We will be holding our usual tombola stall as part of the Rotary Christmas fare in December; donations of prizes are always welcome. Next spring it will be our turn to host the Annual Plant sale and, of course, at some point we will have the unveiling of our statue!
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...
We’re getting there – but slowly! The good news is that the statue has now been cast in bronze by the foundry (see below). The sculptor, Marcus Cornish, is putting the finishing touches to it now. Unfortunately, we are still awaiting a suitable block of stone for the...