A WHITEHAVEN man has been fined £83 after he admitted being "drunk and disorderly on a highway."

Gavin Lancaster, 39, of Buttermere Avenue, committed the offence on August 21 while on the A595 at Blackbeck, Egremont, Workington Magistrates Court heard.

The defendant, who was not legally represented in court, was also told to pay £85 costs and a £34 victim surcharge. The total amount he now owed to the court was £202.