Wisbech Town Football Club facing New Year repair bill after vandals cause �500 damage to toilets

WISBECH Town Football Club is facing a costly New Year clean-up after vandals caused about �500 damage to the toilets at their ground.

Offenders tore soap dispensers from the wall, smashed a mirror, threw towels around and wrecked the disabled toilet at the Elgood’s Fenland Stadium.

A spokesman for Norfolk Police said they believe the damage was caused some time between 2pm on Boxing Day and 10-45am on Sunday.

The spokesman said: “Offenders caused about �500 of damage to various fittings in the toilets.

“Anybody with information about the incident should contact Pc Peter Warby, from the Downham Market Safer Neighbourhood Team, on 101.”


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Spenny Larham, Wisbech’s website editor, said the club was hoping to install a CCTV system following the incident.

He said: “We have cleaned up the men’s and ladies’ toilets as best we can but the disabled toilet is currently unusable. It means we will have to spend about �500 of club money on the repairs.

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“It is infuriating because it is just so pointless.”

Wisbech played out a 0-0 draw with Godmanchester Rovers at the Elgood’s Fenland Stadium on Boxing Day.

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