Ex-footballer Simon is new island pc

Published: 23 Nov 2011 09:300 comments

Not only has Simon Ashley moved from the tough East end of Glasgow to his new role as village bobby in Millport he has a track record as a footballer.

The new Millport policeman on the beat loves living on the island, and used to be a footballer for Bradford City.

Simon Ashley, who has moved to the Isle of Cumbrae with his family, applied for the vacant PC position recently, and was delighted to be accepted for the position.

The 35 year old has been working in the east end of Glasgow for the past nine years, and welcomed the opportunity to move to the island with his young family.

In fact his wife is starting a dance school on the island.

Full story in the Largs & Millport Weekly News of November 24.

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