Litter free Pudsey group complete incredible transformation of park after arson

A 'Litter Free' group based in Pudsey has cleaned up the mess left from an arson attack on a children's play park on Tuesday.

Wednesday, 23rd December 2020, 4:45 pm

James Crabtree - member of the group - posted on social media to alert residents of the clean up operation.

As reported in the Yorkshire Evening Post yesterday, one mum arrived at the park with her children to find the roundabout burnt out - with litter strewn across the park.

Clare told the Yorkshire Evening Post yesterday: "I have been this afternoon.

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A 'Litter Free' group based in Pudsey has cleaned up the mess left from an arson attack on a children's play park on Tuesday.

"It was definitely done in the last day because you can still smell the burning.

"The seat of the roundabout has been set on fire.

"It looks like they’ve lit a book and put it on the roundabout and the rest is burnt magazines and books."

Clare said her children were unable to play.

A 'Litter Free' group based in Pudsey has cleaned up the mess left from an arson attack on a children's play park on Tuesday.

Clare added:"We didn’t stay and play because of the litter everywhere.

"We live next to the park and go quite frequently as there isn’t anywhere for children to play now with restrictions so it’s not nice that they can’t play in the local park now either!"

Other residents expressed their anger on social media.

James Crabtree reassured residents that the damage had now been cleared up.

He was praised following the kindhearted act.

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