Last updated at 12:11, Tuesday, 06 May 2008
VANDALS damaged a car parked in Risedale Road, Barrow, on April 9.FIREFIGHTERS attended a grass fire in Yarlside Meadows at 8.10pm yesterday. A STIHL saw was stolen from the back of Barrow’s Subway restaurant.VANDALS smashed a caravan window while it was parked in a garden in Longway, Barrow, between 1.30pm and 3.45pm on Tuesday.
Vandals scratch roof of Megane
Anyone with information is asked to call Barrow police on 0845 330 0247 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
The blaze, which covered 10 square metres of grass, was extinguished by a hose reel jet.
One fire engine attended the scene.
It is valued at £675 and was being used by builders working above the Dalton Road shop.
First published at 11:57, Friday, 18 April 2008
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk
This week in... 1949Friday, December 9, 1949...
A workman was buried alive while digging a drain in the Prudhoe Urban Council's housing estate at Oaklands.
Workmates rushed to the aid of 50-year-old Richard Barclay, of Stocksfield, when the wall of the trench he was digging collapsed.
They managed to dig his head and shoulders free before finally pulling him from the earth. He was found to be suffering from shock and bruising.