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Playing with the lives of kids

Thursday, 28 June 2018

Playing with the lives of kids thumbnailCllr William McCandless surveys the damage done to the play park at Millburn Community Centre. As well as damage to the surfaces, equipment including swings, have had to be removed. WK26-024CR

CHILDREN'S lives were put at risk by cruel vandals who inserted deadly razor blades into a swing at a Coleraine play park, an angry councillor has claimed.
UUP Councillor William McCandless told The Chronicle how he had been alerted earlier this month by a concerned parent following the discovery that shock absorbent flooring at Millburn play park had been ripped up.
He added: "I was disgusted that a major trip hazard had been caused, but even more angry when I heard that before this incident a swing basket had been removed after razor blades had been inserted into the rope surround.

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