FACILITIES at a recreation ground and a play park in Ilminster have been targeted by ‘vandalism’.

The cricket pavilion at the recreation ground was damaged by a fire and graffiti and a light in the public toilets was damaged too.

A picnic bench at Winterhay Play Park was also broken.

Chard & Ilminster News:

The town council also added that the cricket pavilion was already targeted last week.

This morning (Monday, March 6) an Ilminster Town Council spokesperson said: “Not a great Monday morning for the town.

“Vandalism at the cricket pavilion (a fire and graffiti), a broken light at the public toilets at the recreation ground, and a broken picnic bench at Winterhay Play Park.

Chard & Ilminster News: The broken picnic benchThe broken picnic bench (Image: Ilminster Town Council)

“The cricket pavilion had already been the target of vandalism last week. If you see anything else happen, call 101, the crime reference no: 5223053300.

“Please could everyone keep an eye out for any anti-social behaviour and report it via 101.”

Chard & Ilminster News: Graffiti at the recreation groundGraffiti at the recreation ground (Image: Ilminster Town Council)