Police impressed after giant NHS logo mysteriously appears in grass in Leeds suburb

Police stopped to note their admiration after a giant NHS logo was mown into a Leeds surburb's park by an unknown landscaper.

Sunday, 10th May 2020, 12:28 pm
Updated Sunday, 10th May 2020, 12:30 pm

Police were on foot patrol in Allerton Bywater when they spotted the 'massive NHS sign' on the Millennium Village green.

A spokesman for the force said: "Whilst on foot patrol yesterday in Allerton Bywater my attention was drawn to the massive NHS sign on the Millennium Village

"I am not sure who did it but I must say, I was extremely impressed

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The NHS logo cut into grass in Allerton Bywater. Photo: West Yorkshire Police

"I just had to take a picture and share it.

"Keep up the good work, and please keep to the rules that are set in place.


Of course, Boris Johnson is set to announce a change in the messaging today, opting for 'Stay Alert, Control The Virus, Save Lives', which has drawn criticism for its lack of clarity from some quarters.

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