Vandalism delays Gorleston tree planting

CONCERNS were raised that the progress of renovations to a green space in Gorleston were being blocked by vandalism. Recent work at the site, known as Williamson's Lookout, has faced setbacks after lighting installations were vandalised and recently planted trees damaged.

CONCERNS were raised that the progress of renovations to a green space in Gorleston were being blocked by vandalism.

Recent work at the site, known as Williamson's Lookout, has faced setbacks after lighting installations were vandalised and recently planted trees damaged.

However, environmental services manager for the borough council, Simon Mutten said at a meeting of the Gorleston Scrutiny Committee on Wednesday that a small avenue of conifer trees, which are more difficult to damage, were to be planted, and works continued.