Residents call for action to tackle park litter louts

There were calls this week for a crackdown on youngsters who are dropping litter in a popular park.

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Angry residents say that Woodhead Park, in Kirkintilloch, has been targeted by youngsters on a daily basis since the start of the school holidays.

Plants have been uprooted, while drinks cans, food packaging and other rubbish are left to blight the picturesque sitting area.

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One resident told the Herald: “I see them there every day and they have no respect whatsoever.

“Their parents should be absolutely ashamed of themselves - letting their children get away with acting like animals.

“Something needs to be done to stop them vandalising the park.”

For the full story see this week’s Herald.

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