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Council leader attacks vandalism on golf course

David Christian

23-year-old charged with offence

The leader of Douglas Town Council has described criminal damage, caused to Pulrose Golf Course, as a crime against the community.

David Christian says they will always seek to recover damages in such cases, to avoid penalising ratepayers.

A 23 year old man was ordered to pay costs and compensation as well as having points put onto his licence, after he was caught riding a motorcycle on the course and on nearby football pitches in March.

Councillor Christian said such incidents had a corrosive effect on the quality of life, spoilt people's enjoyment  and was demoralising for the council workforce.

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