VANDALS set fire to the boarded up St Michael’s golf course in Ditton Road, Widnes.

Firefighters tackled the blaze with hand extinquishers.

This is the latest in a spate of arson attacks at the site.

The incident happened shortly before 5pm on Saturday, March 22.

The 18-hole golf course has been closed since arsenic was discovered at the site in 2004.

It is currently undergoing a major remediation.

Anyone with information is urged to call Cheshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.