John Harrison
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...

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Oct 25, 2019 1 Comment
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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 will...

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Oct 25, 2019 No Comments
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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...

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Oct 14, 2019 No Comments
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STATUE UPDATE

STATUE UPDATE

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...

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Sep 04, 2019 No Comments
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Wheelbarrow Weekend Photos

Wheelbarrow Weekend Photos

With all the wet weather right now it’s an appropriate time to look back at the fun that was had around the village over the Better Barrow Wheelbarrow and Open Garden Weekend.  Sorry that it’s taken so long to put the photos on the...

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Aug 12, 2019 No Comments
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It’s This Weekend!!!!!

It’s This Weekend!!!!!

It’s only a few days now so I hope that those wheelbarrows and gardens are in their final stages of preparation. Better Barrow would like to thanks all our sponsors, with special thanks to: Tuplin’s Nurserier, Ferry Road, for the First...

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May 28, 2019 No Comments
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