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A golfer with a prosthetic leg is suing a local council for refusing to let him play on its course using a buggy.

Paul Houghton's right leg was amputated in 2000 after he was affected by a lethal tissue-eating bacteria.

Mr Houghton learned to walk again - and golf became an important part of life but he still also uses crutches and a wheelchair.

He claims Brentwood Council in Essex discriminated against him but the council is defending the legal action.

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