Our front garden has been vandalised!

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Our front garden has been vandalised!

Post: # 106841Post Masco&Bongo
Sun Jun 01, 2008 8:10 pm


Got home last night at midnight from a friends (walked back with the dogs) and went to bed.

Got up at about 7.30am, opened the front curtains about 8am and found that 4 trees in our front garden had been sawn down




Obviously happened between midnight and 4/5 am. We've no idea who has done it, or why. No one else's property has been damaged.

Whoever did it was very quiet, as otherwise the dogs would have heard, woken up and barked their heads off (as we know they can do).

We've contacted the police, and got a crime number. They've said they'll make some discreet house to house enquiries, but that's all they can do :(
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Post: # 106842Post Milims
Sun Jun 01, 2008 8:16 pm

Oh M&B that's totaly horrid! And really rather bizzare - why on earth would someone come along and very carefully saw your trees down :shock: :? I really hope they catch who ever has done it it's aweful when your space is invaded like that. Hugs to you both
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Post: # 106846Post Helsbells
Sun Jun 01, 2008 8:28 pm

Thats totally outrageous! Who on earth would do such a thing?!
You really have my sympathies. What sad people there are out there who find entertainment in damaging others property.

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Post: # 106850Post red
Sun Jun 01, 2008 8:32 pm

how horrible for you

and how strange... a revenge attack on the wrong house? dunno - cant make any sense of it....

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Post: # 106853Post Clara
Sun Jun 01, 2008 8:38 pm

How mean, I hope they catch who did it.....anyone on your street the type to get all irate over something like someone elses front garden (you know the sort....nimby middle-englander who´d either shoot someone or suffer a heart attack over a leylandii hedge)?
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Post: # 106855Post Ratty
Sun Jun 01, 2008 8:44 pm

How awful for you. If the Police do nothing then I suggest contacting your local Councillor.

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Post: # 106868Post MKG
Sun Jun 01, 2008 9:08 pm

Far be it from me to point fingers - but have you worked out possible sight-lines? And the potential for your trees to have blocked those sight-lines? In the meantime, you have all my sympathy. Negative IQs are always difficult to comprehend.

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Post: # 106887Post marshlander
Sun Jun 01, 2008 11:50 pm

Unbelievable :shock: Whyever would anyone do such a thing? And who just happens to have a saw on them when they're out? Very strange and such a pretty tree, what a shame.
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Post: # 106893Post Russian Doll
Mon Jun 02, 2008 5:42 am

OMG thats terrrible...would agree about the sightline you have a nice house so the potential for tea leaves is there now...

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Post: # 106897Post baldowrie
Mon Jun 02, 2008 6:42 am

doesn't look like kids to me more a deliberate act. Anyone complained about the trees?

Not the way to go about things though!

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Post: # 106900Post John Headstrong
Mon Jun 02, 2008 7:20 am

that is dreadful, it does look deliberate, how many kids walk around with a saw that can cut that size tree down?

have you contacted your local paper ?

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Post: # 106904Post Shirley
Mon Jun 02, 2008 8:06 am

That really is awful - big hugs!

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Post: # 106905Post hamster
Mon Jun 02, 2008 8:08 am

How awful. So sorry for you. :(
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Post: # 106913Post CaundleMama
Mon Jun 02, 2008 8:32 am

Thats shocking :shock: :( am really sorry for you. I would contact the local paper to see if they will feature it,might make others more aware & listen out for noises etc,as we havent all got enough to worry about :?
Our house contents policy covers damage to shrubs & trees so check yours,hopefully it will cover getting some decent sized new ones to replace the damaged ones rather than planting a sapling.

(((((((((((((((hugs)))))))))))))) because its horrible to be on the end of such blatant idiocy :(

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Post: # 106920Post Annpan
Mon Jun 02, 2008 9:32 am

That (as everyone else has said) is truly awful... I am so sorry

Am I right in thinking one of them was an Oak? - must have been there for years - Crazy, just crazy.
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