Repairs carried out on damaged sculptures at Gedling Country Park

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DELIGHTED deput and ouncil leader with sculpure

Repairs to animal sculptures targeted by vandals in Gedling County Park a fortnight ago have now been completed.

A fox and rabbit sculpture had their ears cut off just two weeks after being unveiled to the public as part of a new nature trail in the park.

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DELIGHTED: Deputy leader of Gedling Borough Council Cllr Michael Payne, left, and council leader Cllr John Clarke are pictured in Gedling Country Park with the repaired rabbit sculpture (PHOTO: Gedling Borough Council)



REPAIRED: The fox sculpture (PHOTO: Gedling Borough Council)
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DAMAGED: The ears were been removed from this rabbit sculpture in Gedling Country Park

Gedling Borough Council feared repairs to the sculptures could cost hundreds of pounds. It’s not known how much the work has cost to completed.

The council and police believe the vandals struck at the park on Monday, August 13.

Cllr Michael Payne, who is deputy leader of Gedling Borough Council and helped fund the sculptures condemned the act by a ‘mindless thug’.

He said: “We will do everything we can to find the vandals and bring them to justice.”

Anyone with information can contact the council or ring Nottinghamshire Police on 101

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