Bumper weekend at Barr

The village of Barr has a bumper weekend in store with jubilee and Olympic celebrations going on throughout the June jubilee weekend.

The primary school will start the village’s hectic weekend off in grand style with a jubilee party at the school on the evening of Friday, June 1.

Gala day morning on Saturday, June 2, will start in traditional style with junior and senior runners taking part in the popular fell race over Auchesoul. The parade through the streets by the King and Queen, accompanied by floats decorated by local organisations, will commence at 1pm with the crowning of the King and Queen in the hall at 1.30, after which a large number of stalls will be open for business. Some stalls are still available for Gala Day, contact Barr Stores on 01465 861221.