‘Daft and stupid’ vandals wreck Hatfield playground

PUBLISHED: 08:18 14 May 2013 | UPDATED: 08:18 14 May 2013

Damage to the tarmac at Millwards recreation ground

Damage to the tarmac at Millwards recreation ground


VANDALS who destroyed the safety surface at a Hatfield playground have been branded ‘daft and stupid’.

Over the weekend, thugs created a large hole beneath the baby swings in Millwards playground.

Due to health and safety rules, the whole swing area had to be closed until the tarmac can be repaired.

Carrie Lloyd, Hatfield town clerk, called the vandalism ‘daft and stupid’.

She said: “I’ve got no idea when it will be open again - it’s not very nice for the poor children who want to use the swings.

“Because it is under the baby swings we have to close of all of the swings until contractors can repair the hole.

“It’s a waste of council tax money, it is daft and stupid.”

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