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Last Updated: Monday, 17 December 2007, 13:15 GMT
Dean speaks out over grave damage
The damage caused by vandals to gravestones in a Guernsey cemetery has brought shame on the Bailiwick, according to the Dean of Guernsey.

On Friday vandals ploughed through the Foulon cemetery on what was thought to be a quad bike, causing about 1,500-worth of damage.

Canon Paul Mellor said the incident had wider implications for the island.

A reward of 100 is on offer for information about who damaged the gravestones and a tree.

"Graveyards are special places of commemoration and an assault on a graveyard is an affront to us all and a shame for the Bailiwick," said Canon Mellor.

Workers at the site discovered the damage when they made a check of the grounds on Friday morning.



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