Bench torched by vandals

Criminal Damage: A fire has been lit at the Darley Dale Bowls Club pavilion in Whitworth Park, damaging a table.
Criminal Damage: A fire has been lit at the Darley Dale Bowls Club pavilion in Whitworth Park, damaging a table.

ARSONISTS in Darley Dale attempted to torch a bench at the town’s Whitworth Centre.

The heavy wooden bench was dragged out of position to a covered area of the bowls club on Saturday morning and set alight.

The centre of the table was left charred.