Memories from the Barry & District Newsw of 50 and 25 years ago
10:15am Friday 20th July 2012 in Looking Back
EXTRACTS from the Barry & District News of July 19, 1962:
* The Three Horseshoes, the popular 400-year-old inn at Moulton, which was destroyed by fire early on Saturday morning, may be rebuilt - probably similar to the original.
* Nine-year-old Michael Morrison, son of Paul Morrison of Clive Road, Barry, caught an 8.5lb bass on Monday from the pebble beach side of Cold Knap Point, five minutes after he started fishing for the first time.
* Fifteen-year-old David Dolman, head boy of Gladstone Secondary Boys' School, made a presentation to Mr J A Hare, who retired from his position as headmaster of the school at the end of the summer term after 42 years as a schoolmaster.
EXTRACTS from the Barry & District News of July 16, 1987:
* The 600-home "village" planned for Barry's Atlantic Trading Estate is to be put under the microscope of a public planning inquiry, it was revealed this week.
* Jeff Niblett of the Dow Corning Club was named senior sportsman of the year at the Barry Soccer League presentation dance at the Memorial on Friday week.
* A massive vote of confidence in the future of Barry's Holton Road shopping centre was given this week with the news that one of Britain's fastest growing frozen food companies has taken over the former Tesco store. Iceland Frozen Foods PLC has already started work on a £300,000 fitting out operation designed to produce a "super shopping" development open for business on Thursday, October 8.