Charity outraged at 'enormous' amount of litter left in Roundhay Park

A charity has shared its outrage at the 'enormous' amount of litter left in Roundhay Park.
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The easing of lockdown measures now allows for unlimited exercise and people have flocked to Leeds' largest park to soak up the sun.

But Friends of Roundhay Park, a charitable organisation working to preserve the park, were outraged to find piles of rubbish scattered over the park.

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Pictures show food packaging, empty bottles and even dirty nappies left behind.

Rubbish left in Roundhay Park (Photo: Friends of Roundhay Park)Rubbish left in Roundhay Park (Photo: Friends of Roundhay Park)
Rubbish left in Roundhay Park (Photo: Friends of Roundhay Park)

The charity's coordinators say they have also noticed a rise in anti-social behaviour in the park in recent days.

Tweeting a picture of the rubbish left behind, they said: "An enormous amount of litter left in the park over the last few days, and anti-social behaviour too.

"PLEASE take your picnics, bottles, dirty nappies home!

"Help keep Roundhay Park the tidy, healthy space you came to enjoy."

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