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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.

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Don’t forget it’s the Rotary Christmas Fair this evening in the Market Place with, amongst lots of stalls and Santa, the Better Barrow cake stall and the launch of the John Harrison Statue Appeal. ... See MoreSee Less

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It’s not a particularly nice day out there, so it’s a perfect excuse to stay inside and bake a cake for the Better Barrow cake stall at Saturday’s Christmas Fair. ... See MoreSee Less

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Following the installation of two information boards in Barrow there are plans to erect one in Barrow Haven. As can be seen from the image below, this board will have information specific to Barrow Haven; however, we would like to have some guidance on whereabouts the board should be located.

If you live in Barrow Haven and you have thoughts about where it would be best situated, please let us know (betterbarrow@gmail.com). It will be free-standing on metal posts.
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Better Barrow will again be running their cake stall at the forthcoming Christmas Fair. If you are able to bake us a cake or two (or more!), we would be very grateful. Please pop your cake(s) into Bobbie at Bramley House on the High Street on the afternoon of the 7th Dec. Many thanks! ... See MoreSee Less

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Cake of the week at Harrison’s Past and Present - Almond and Cherry Layer Cake! ... See MoreSee Less

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Cakes Wanted!

Better Barrow will once again have a cake stall at the forthcoming Christmas Fair to be held in the Market Place, Barrow-upon-Humber (9/12 - 16:30 - 16:30; full details on the BuH Website).  If you are able to support us by baking a cake for the stall we would be most...

Free Voices

Free Voices Monday 27th November Harrisons Restaurant 8 pm (doors 7.30) Fast and furious songs poems and stories and maybe the odd joke from Graham Langley, Dez Allenby and Trevor Millum and a cornucopia of talent with guests including: Catherine 'the Brazen Maiden...

New Benches in the Market Place

Three of the planned four new benches have been installed in the Market Place.  These seats were commissioned by Better Barrow following our successful applicant for a grant from the Sustainable Development Fund.  The final seat will be around the large robinia tree...

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