Thousands of pounds worth of damage caused to popular Gorwell play area

VANDALS have caused thousands of pounds worth of damage to a children’s play park in Barnstaple.

Rubber matting was ripped from the popular facility in Gorwell Park during a reckless attack on the facility last weekend.

Police estimate that those responsible caused around £2,500 and have appealed to the public for information.

Readers can contact police by telephoning 101 and quoting crime ref CB/11/3029.