Farnley Park vandalism: Work starts to replace equipment


Work is being carried out to repair the children’s play area in Farnley Park – two months after the area was targeted by vandals.

Vandals set fire to and badly damaged a climbing frame and other equipment in the park in early November, leading to the play are being closed for more than a week.

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Damage at Farnley Park, as captured on November 5, 2017.

West Leeds Dispatch understands the equipment was replaced temporarily.

And this week council parks staff have started to install permanent replacement equipment after finally taking delivery of the necessary parts from abroad.


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