A NORTHWICH man has been ordered to pay more than £1,000 in compensation after damaging a window at the Salty Dog.

After pleading guilty to a charge of criminal damage, 25-year-old Stephen William O’Neill, of Brocklebank Drive, was fined £50 and also ordered to pay back £1198.31 to the High Street bar.

The charge relates to an incident on Wednesday, December 27.

Walking free from a hearing at Chester Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, March 7, O’Neill was told to pay £10 a week from April 4 onwards.