A FLIMBY man who admitted damaging a £500 noticeboard as well as using threatening behaviour towards two women has been ordered to do unpaid work.

Michael Thomas McMullen, 42, of Wedgewood Road, appeared at the magistrates court in Workington on Tuesday.

He admitted damaging the noticeboard in the village, which belongs to Maryport Town Council.

He also admitted using threatening behaviour towards Carol Tindall and Sandra Mckeown.

It follows an incident on July 15.

McMullen was handed a community order with a requirement to carry out up to 25 Rehabilitation Activity Requirement days. He must also do 80 hours of unpaid work.

McMullen was ordered to pay £50 compensation to each of the two victims, as well as to Maryport Town Council, pay £85 costs and £90 victim surcharge.