ABRIDGE: Street footballers shown red card

RESIDENTS have scored a decisive victory over hordes of anti-social youths playing football in their street.

Householders at Middle Boy, in Abridge, got so fed up with damage by stray footballs to garden pot plants and parked cars that they complained to councilliors and police.

Councillor Ron Gunning raised the issue at the last parish council meeting and councillors lobbied the district council to tackle the problem. Now a sign, forbidding football in the street has been erected and the games have stopped.

Mr Gunning said: "It was becoming a problem and quite a few residents came to me with complaints.

"Now it has been made clear that football is not allowed here and that seems to have moved them on to some of our many local fields which are much more suitable."

Comments

Post a comment

Remember you are personally responsible for what you post on this site and must abide by our site terms. Do not post anything that is false, abusive or malicious. If you wish to complain, please use the ‘report this post’ link.

click2find

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree