ITEMS from a Barrow store have been shoplifted.
A POSSIBLE telephone scam could be tricking people into handing over hundreds of pounds.
A MOUNTAIN bike was stolen while parked outside Poundland in Barrow.
Today Asda supermarket in Barrow dropped their current unleaded price to just 99.7-pence per litre, and diesel falling to just 1.03-pence per litre following the recent reports across the country that suggested nationwide petrol could fall to £1 per litre in the next few weeks.
FLOOD alerts for the south Cumbria coast are in force as high tides, strong winds and waves could combine to bring a risk of localised flooding today and tomorrow.
THE M6 between junctions 36 and 37 has reopened following an earlier crash.
The only town centre car park to be closed for the duration of the festival is Theatre Street car park, so spaces will be available at Buxton Place, Daltongate, Stockbridge Lane, Brewery Street and The Gill.
THOSE wishing to get into the Dickensian spirit and rent a Victorian costume can visit Pure in Market Street and choose an outfit.
Shopkeepers and residents will all be getting into the spirit of the event by dressing in traditional Victorian costume for the annual parade, which runs from the County Square at 3pm on Saturday, and then from 2pm on Sunday. There is also a possibility that a certain Father Christmas may be in attendance.