A MAN has been ordered to complete 240 hours of community service after admitting two counts of assault.

Michael Taylor, of South Hey, Leigh pleaded guilty to carrying out the assaults in the town on November 25 and December 22 last year.

As well as doing the unpaid work in the next year, the 30-year-old must pay a victim services surcharge fee of £85 and court costs of £85.

Taylor was sentenced at Wigan and Leigh Magistrates' Court yesterday, Tuesday.