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Cumbrian dog first in Europe with three prosthetic legs

This is the picture which inspired Vanessa to re-home Glory from Romania to Cumbria
This is the picture which inspired Vanessa to re-home Glory from Romania to Cumbria Credit: Vanessa Bamkin

Glory's learning to walk and run on her new prosthetic limbs a year after being adopted by a Cumbrian family.

When Vanessa Bamkin from Brampton saw a photo of Glory on Facebook she decided to take action.

Glory has now been fitted with three prosthetic legs and is the picture of health
Glory has now been fitted with three prosthetic legs and is the picture of health Credit: ITV News Border

Glory was a street dog in Romania who had three paws amputated and could hardly walk.

Vanessa arranged for her to be moved to Cumbria before raising more than £3,000 to pay for three new prosthetic limbs.

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Environment Minister to visit Dumfries and Galloway

The Environment Minister is visiting Forestry Commission Scotland's centre at Kirroughtree
The Environment Minister is visiting Forestry Commission Scotland's centre at Kirroughtree Credit: ITV News Border

The Environment Minister is visiting Forestry Commission Scotland's centre at Kirroughtree today.

Paul Wheelhouse will be there from 11:30am to meet local businesses, and see how the Commission's work is supporting the local economy.

The visitor centre opened last December as part of a four and a £5000,000 investment from the Commission.

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Weather: Today

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Today's forecast Credit: Emily Murdoch

Rather cloudy with scattered showers through the day, some heavy and perhaps thundery in the afternoon.

Some warm sunny spells are likely between showers.

Light winds. Maximum temperature 20 °C.

An extra £50,000 needed to restore Whitehaven Harbour

The harbour was badly damaged in last December's storms
The harbour was badly damaged in last December's storms Credit: ITV News Border

Another £50,000 is needed to restore Whitehaven Harbour.

It was hit by storms last December, and most of the damage has now been repaired thanks to a grant from theEnvironment Agency.

But further inspections have found a crack in the North Pier, and Harbour Commissioners now say they now need extra funding to complete the work

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