Barr gala day on Saturday

Barr Gala Day will be held on Saturday, starting with the parade of floats through the village at 1.30pm, followed by the crowning of the Gala King and Queen in the Village Hall at 2pm. Once more, the banks of the Gregg Burn will be the location for a host of stalls and the popular climbing wall will make a reappearance. Teas andhome baking will be available at the hall.

Earlier in the day, the race over Auchensoul Fell will be run with separate courses for adults and children.

The day will close with a Gala Dance in the Village Hall, where live music will be provided by Attic and a full bar will be in operation. Children’s entertainment will be provided by Silly Gilly. Tickets are priced at £5for adults and £3 for under 16s. Family tickets are £15. Contact Toni Holmes (861103).