Vandalism in Tabard Park by the council!

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Saturday 16 February 2013 11.40am
I have just been through Tabard Park and have seen a workmen in a mechanical digger just ripping up all the well established bushes- what on earth is going on?!?!?! There is no need to do this, they are all very tidy looking and somewhere for the birds to go. Also not sure if its the same workmen, but tress, and shrubs have been pruned around the football pitch, right next to the flats and all the cuttings have just been left there. Anyone know?
Saturday 16 February 2013 1.36pm
I think the work that the council carry out work that they think may cause objections, are always carried out Friday pm. or saturday. do the council still have a tree officer i wonder.
Saturday 16 February 2013 8.18pm
Jan the old one wrote:
I think the work that the council carry out work that they think may cause objections, are always carried out Friday pm. or saturday. do the council still have a tree officer i wonder.
The council was working on the trees and bushes in Tabard Gardens all week.

I was at a meeting with the police recently were they said that in some areas of Chaucer ward they had been finding knives/weapons stashed in bushes and underground - perhaps this had something to do with the bushes being ripped out?
Sunday 17 February 2013 10.26am
Thanks for the insight, I'm worried what scene awaits me today when I go there today........
Monday 18 February 2013 9.06am
Suggest email parks@southwark.gov.uk to ask.

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