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A poodle was rescued by firefighters after it fell intoWalney Channel while being walked by its owner from Dalton.

Mike Bailey, of Mount Pleasant, Barrow, recorded anepisode of TV quiz the Weakest Link presented by Anne Robinson.

Hardy Burns won the hurdles at the sports day held inBarrow by Newbarns Primary School.

A report by Cumbria Police Authority said Barrow policestation, in Market Street, was inadequate for modern-day policing. Land wasavailable for a new police base at Furness Business Park - but not the money tobuild it.



Angry Millom councillors have attacked the decision toshelve plans for a barrage across the Duddon estuary. A report by theDepartment of Trade and Industry claimed the barrage would not attract privatesector investment.

A terraced house at Chatsworth Street, Barrow,was offeredfor sale at £25,950. A detached bungalow at William Close, Dalton, was £46,950.

Postman Pat visited Millom's sorting office as part of aRoyal Mail fun day at Lapstone Road.

Guides past and present gathered at an open evening heldat St Paul's Church Hall, Barrow, to celebrate the 70th anniversary of thefounding of the 8th Barrow St Paul's Guide company.



Thieves stole a church bell weighing more than 300lb fromEgton Parish Church, near Greenodd.

A fire caused serious damage to a timber yard at BritishRailways Low Yard in St George's Square, Barrow.

Almost 100 members of the James Dunn Park Over 65 Clubleft Walney on a bus tour taking in Yorkshire and a show at Morecambe.