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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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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 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...
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...