If you use the park, please could you clean up your mess?
LEICESTER City Council have done a wonderful job installing new play equipment on Sandfield open space in Rushey Mead.
New play equipment has been installed, three new benches have been added and a second much-needed bin. A huge and amazing clean-up of the park took place, litter picking and the mammoth task of tidying the trees and bushes.
Cleaning the area has made the park a magnet for children, dog walkers and many grateful residents. Many of these users can be seen picking up anything dropped, it’s given it a sense of community.
So it was quite disappointing that during recent nights fireworks have been let off around the park, not just a few rockets, but fireworks on an industrial scale, I don’t think this much gunpowder has been used since Waterloo.
I have no problem with this or fireworks in general and I am fortunate that my dog, Doris, is not even slightly interested in them.
What I do object to is the amount of rubbish left, big boxes, cans, bottles and all manner of party accoutrements scattered around the place.
Please use the park, but clean up your mess.
Derek C Goodwin, Rushey Mead