Temple Sowerby School pupils donated £150 to Help the Aged from money raised at their harvest festival in 1995. All 30 pupils at the school are pictured presenting the money to the charity’s fundraising officer, Julie Joseph, and canine mascot Hector.
Looking at a book about Lady Anne Clifford, the subject of an exhibition at Appleby library, are (left to right) assistant-in-charge Catherine Bainbridge, community librarian Hester Gorman and senior community librarian Marilyn Smith.
Rhian Robins, of the Contemporary Dance Trust, puts Appleby Primary School pupils through a dance and movement routine during a week-long event on the theme of light and energy held 25 years ago.
Calthwaite School netballers show off their new kit, given to them by the school. Pictured (left to right) are James Storey, Sammy Addison, Craig Robinson, Kate Turner, Gina Morris, Jennifer Brown, Amy Jones, Joanne Harrison and Holly Esplin.
Penrith’s first local authority nursery was opened 25 years ago at the County Infants’ School, Brunswick Road. Pictured (left to right) are Judith Bowman, the primary schools inspector, who opened the new nursery, headteacher Pat Cave and Cumbria director of education John Nellist, getting to grips with a model train set, helped by Victoria Wilson and Craig Wooley.
Herbert Cole and Mrs. Louie Strong cut a birthday cake to mark the 20th anniversary of the Penrith day care centre in 1995, assisted by day care co-ordinator Joyce Allen and watched by centre members.
Singers and musicians from Penrith’s Ullswater Community College who won through to the northern semi-finals of the Music in the Community Awards contest in 1995. The College Concert Choir and folk group Tich and the Bigots both won places in the semi-finals.
Members of the Langwathby-based Janet Hurst Theatre and Ballet School who were preparing to present dance items and excerpts from modern musicals at Ullswater Community College, Penrith, 25 years ago.
Watched by locals at the Golden Fleece, Brough, Corinthe Newman, organiser in Cumbria for the Royal National Institute for the Blind, and licensees Gordon and Anne Stott demolish a pile of pennies built up on the bar by customers.