Great Chart with Singleton Parish Council praised residents who helped and Barrow Hill vets for treating the injured swan, adding: “This was a very unfortunate incident and we hope it won’t happen again.
“It is a good reminder to all to be mindful of their environment when visiting the lake.
“It is not only fishing line and hooks. Other materials can be equally harmful to wildlife.”
‘The hook had gone down its neck – there was quite a lot of blood’