ASB has been going on in the playground / car park for at least 13 years YES 13 YEARS although this occurrence of arson is probably the worst. Rayleigh police and the council are all aware of this but yet again we have another incident ( for want of a better word )
So, how much longer does it go on for ? another 13 years ?
I’m sick and tired of everybody being aware of it but bu**er all done to stop it.
Oz, you are right, its time to deal with this. Maybe the meeting on July 17th will be the start, I hope so.
Canterbury Close Resident:
July 2nd, 2013 at 12:07
Its a shame that more locals are not willing to support the Friends Of Sweyne Park Group too! If we all stick together then perhaps something can be done and our voices heard. On Sunday night there were both Police and Ambulance vehicles called to the park with paramedics in action. Yesterday morning my daughter was too nervous to walk to school and reported small plastic bags littered all around the bridle pathway!!
The Mighty Oz:
July 2nd, 2013 at 06:07
There is another solution guaranteed to stop the problems, remove the Cloverleaf play area, dig up the car park and replace with grass. Take away the entrance and make the pavement continuous to go across the former entrance.
Why not ?
The Mighty Oz:
July 2nd, 2013 at 06:07
And remove the kick / graffiti wall at the same time.
July 2nd, 2013 at 08:07
Because – obviously – the play area is loved by small children and valued by their parents…
The Mighty Oz:
July 2nd, 2013 at 08:07
Yes, valued by the parents who don’t live anywhere near it. Maybe not so valued by the people who have to put up with the rest of it.
Anyway, that’s beside the point, this is due to a complete failure of Rayleigh Police to put a stop to the ASB in the area.
July 4th, 2013 at 05:07
small minority create a bad name for all. I haven’t wanted to take my children over since but i shouldnt be put off.
How about putting high fencing round the whole play area and locking at night ?
The MIghyt Oz:
July 5th, 2013 at 07:07
This idea has been around for years but it raises other issues, who is going to be responsible for locking / unlocking ? what happens if unruly youths refuse to leave at locking up time ?
The only way forward is for the police to put the time & effort into catching and prosecuting those responsible for the trouble.
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