Please don’t wreck our park

I spent three years of my life, trying, with help from a lot of other organisations, to build a new park in Billington.

Friday, 12th September 2014, 1:46 pm

This took a lot of hard work and time from all. I started it as my daughter was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis at the age of eight months and I wanted her to have a place which would help with her physiotherapy. I raised over £42,000 and put in some of my own money to finish it off for all to enjoy.

I think the park is a lovely place with plants, trees, eating areas for families and nothing makes me happier than to see families and children playing and spending quality time together. What does really get me annoyed is when people go on and think it is funny to wreck it.

I went onto the park on Wednesday and somebody has dug up some of the safety flooring, fencing trashed in places, tree protectors ripped off, a pile of faeces next to the castle that looks very much like human! This has happened before (dogs aren’t allowed on for this reason and now people are doing it!)

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Bark has been ripped of the trees, plants broken in tubs. Glass placed in the roundabout and covered with grass.

I know there is nowhere for older children/young adults to go, but could you not just use the benches and picnic table to chill out?

I would really appriciate it if you could not attack the park and leave things for the younger children to enjoy. Thank you.

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