A lodge house near the council building in a Buckinghamshire town is being monitored for ‘further issues’ after it was damaged during a break-in.

A small historic lodge near Court Garden House and Higginson Park in Marlow sustained damage after it was broken into last weekend.

Clive Harriss, Cabinet Member for Culture and Leisure at Buckinghamshire Council said the local authority had “been made aware of recent damage to the lodge".

Adding: “This is being addressed by council officers who will make the area safe and secure again. We will monitor the location in a bid to prevent any further issues.”

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Hilary Martin, Town Clerk at Marlow Town Council, confirmed that the break-in had occurred last weekend and that a Buckinghamshire Council contractor had been on-site yesterday (November 1).

She added that the small building had been “boarded up”, with an investigation into the break-in not currently active.