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Moor Park cricket pitches ‘severely damaged’ and left unusable

Posted on - 19th June, 2024 - 4:01pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Lancashire Police, Moor Park, Parks, Preston News
Moor Park was damaged overnight. Pic: Preston Parks (X)
Moor Park was damaged overnight. Pic: Preston Parks (X)

A park in Preston has been ‘severely damaged’ and left unusable overnight.

Moor Park’s cricket pitches, used by Preston Strikers Cricket Club, was vandalised during Tuesday evening.

The grass was ripped up and now requires extensive repairs, despite only being installed a couple of years ago.

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The area will have to undergo extensive repairs.
The area will have to undergo extensive repairs.

Police have been informed about the damage to the ‘well-used’ facility.

In a statement on X, Preston Parks appealed to anyone who may have seen something suspicious in the area.

They are asking the public to email parks@preston.gov.uk with any information.

The cricket area was ripped up.
The ‘well-used’ cricket area was ripped up.

A GoFundMe page has been set up to help with covering the cost of replacement cricket pitches.

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