COASTGUARDS along with an Army bomb disposal team were called to a beach between Drigg and Seascale on Monday.

Millom coastguard rescue team assisted Whitehaven coastguard and an Army bomb squad, from The Royal Logistics Corp, following a report of a suspicious item on the beach, northwest of Millom.

The item was confirmed as ordnance and was blown up by the bomb disposal unit.

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Millom coastguard has asked that if the public sees any suspicious beach items then they should report them by dialling 999 and asking for the coastguard.