Barrow Christmas light switch-on saved by festive community spirit



A newly formed committee made up of seven volunteers have joined forces with The Evening Mail and The Bay radio station in the hope of hosting their own replacement celebration.
Anger spread on Tuesday when it emerged council chiefs had pulled the plug on the Barrow Christmas lights switch-on.
It was hoped that the newly formed Barrow Business Improvement District group would save the day but its board voted seven to five against it.
Darren McSweeney was instrumental in mobilising volunteers over social media and has helped organise a meeting tomorrow alongside Simon McCarthy, who is... read more

 
12 October 2016 in Regional North West , Views: 35
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