Is Barrow one of the unhappiest places in the UK?

Barrow-in-Furness has been named as the "unhappiest" place in the country according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

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Who says we're sad? Barrow sends a happy message to the statisticians

Barrowvians star in the Happy video.

When the Office for National Statistics declared Barrow-in-Furness one of the UK's "unhappiest" places in the UK - it came as something of a shock.

Now the town has sent a message back to the statisticians - in the form of their own take on the Pharrell Williams hit, Happy.

Local residents, the town's Mayor and Hairy Biker Dave Myers got together to dance in the fun video, which includes shots of the Cumbrian town as it's most glorious.

Watch it below:

Barrow among 'unhappiest' places in the UK

Barrow-in-Furness has been named as the "unhappiest" place in the country according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Barrow Town Hall Credit: ITV Granada

The ONS compiles reports on wellbeing from various factors including "health, relationships, job satisfaction, economic security, education, environmental conditions".

Barrow and South Ribble were in the five least happy areas of the UK, along with Dartford in Kent, Torridge in Devon and Maldon, Essex

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