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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September 17th: Barrow Village Trail - 3 pm, starting in the Market Place. A guided walk along some of Barrow's most historic streets to mark the publication of the new Village Trail which is available from Barrow News and Harrison's Past and Present. September 18th:...
Always popular - the Cake Stall welcomes an early customer. At the next stall, the tombola was about to begin, going non-stop for an hour and a half. Meanwhile, John Harrison biographer and clockmaker Andrew King stopped by... Earlier in the month, the Methodist...
The loss of trees was how Better Barrow got started. In 2012, the council removed three medium sized trees from the Market Place because they were sick – mainly because they didn’t have enough space for their roots. Lots of people were upset about this and it led to the setting up of Better Barrow Community Project.