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‘Makes my blood boil’ - Fury at bags of dog mess in children’s park

PUBLISHED: 12:33 19 February 2019 | UPDATED: 12:50 19 February 2019

A mother was shocked to find this bag of dog excrement in a children's play park in Thetford on Monday. PHOTO: Kirsty Gordon

A mother was shocked to find this bag of dog excrement in a children's play park in Thetford on Monday. PHOTO: Kirsty Gordon

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A mother has spoken of her anger after finding a load of bags of dog mess in a small children’s play park.

Thetford mum Kirsty Gordon said the sight of the mess at the playground off Ely Way on the Abbey Estate made her “blood boil”.

The 31-year-old had been taking her toddler son, who is three, to Ely Park with her cousin’s children.

She said: “The whole park is disgusting - beer cans, spray cans and glass.

“I very rarely go. There’s always rubbish and glass but I have never seen it that bad.”

A spokesman from Thetford Town Council, which owns the park, said there is a bin at the playground and if such incidents are reported the council will deal with them straight away.

Thetford councillor Terry Jermy said: “It’s not the sort of thing you want to see when you’re eating your breakfast.

“Fly tipping remains a huge issue in Thetford. It’s a whole variety of household waste, increasingly food waste as well.”


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