Car chained to CUFC gates

An 81-year-old man has chained his car to the gates at Carlisle United's football ground.

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Carlisle United protester vows to continue fight

A man who chained his car to the gates at Carlisle United has vowed to continue his protest for the rest of the season.

81-year-old Herbert Paterson says he is involved in a long-running legal dispute with the club over land.

He was arrested at the ground yesterday on suspicion of breach of the peace and assaulting a police officer.

He has not been charged and has been released while the Crown Prosecution Service decides whether to take the matter further.

A club spokesman says they are taking expert advice and any further comment would be inappropriate at this time.


Car chained to East Stand entrance at Brunton Park

The Ford Mondeo chained to the gates Credit: ITV News Border

Herbert Paterson has chained his Ford Mondeo to the gates at the East Stand of Brunton Park, off Warwick Road.

Herbert Paterson in his car Credit: ITV News Border

The 81-year-old padlocked his Ford Mondeo to the gates this morning following an ongoing argument with the club over property ownership.

The car is padlocked to the gates at Brunton Park Credit: ITV News Border
The car at the ground’s entrance to the East Stand off Warwick Road. Credit: ITV News Border
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