Broken tree

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Sunday 2 November 2014 3.57pm
I was really sad to see that someone has completely broken in half one of the young silver birch trees in the walk-through/seating area by the side of St George The Martyr church in Borough. Such a pointless thing to do. I hope there is funding for a new one to be planted.
Sunday 2 November 2014 5.20pm
How upsetting. Mindless vandalism I assume.
Sunday 2 November 2014 8.34pm
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Sunday 2 November 2014 9.58pm
What pointless destruction.
Sunday 2 November 2014 11.13pm
Yes cycled past that lat night. Mindless......
Monday 3 November 2014 10.33am
Sadly, this is not the first time this has happened over the last couple of years. The first trees planted in that area and on the Long Lane side of the church were vandalised, though the one near the church has recovered. Tulips, (planted at the base of the trees by guerilla gardeners) have been decapitated each year, as have some of the flowering plants in St Georges Gardens.
Wednesday 5 November 2014 5.14pm
Thats such a shame but not unusual.
Such a waste, people are so stupid.

It would be slightly less scenic but more practical if young trees were planted with high iron fences close round them until they are big enough to be safe like they do abroad and used to do here to discourage this sort of thing. I guess its all money but so is replacing to poor broken trees.

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