Open and shut case

THIEVES made off with two black wrought-iron gates worth £150.

The gates, which are two metres wide with scrolls on top, were taken from Widdrington Cottages in Shilbottle, where they were propped up against a wall.

The incident took place at 11am on Tuesday, May 31.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 03456 043043 ext 69191.