'Beyond belief' drivers 'trash' village green to save two minutes

The Green, Croxley Green <i>(Image: Croxley Green Parish Council)</i>
The Green, Croxley Green (Image: Croxley Green Parish Council)

Lazy drivers have been scolded for "trashing" a village green because they "could not be bothered" to follow a short diversion.

This morning (December 2) Croxley Green Parish Council posted a photo of churned grass next to The Green, which had been closed due to a burst water main.

According to the council, Hertfordshire Constabulary taped off the route drivers were using this morning.

Watford Observer: The trashed village green
Watford Observer: The trashed village green

The trashed village green (Image: Croxley Green Parish Council)

The council said: “Unfortunately not everyone could be bothered to take an extra two minutes out of their day to follow a simple diversion and instead chose to trash our village green.”

It added that drivers continuing to use the grass can be issued with a notice which could lead to vehicles being seized.

Watford Observer: The trashed village green
Watford Observer: The trashed village green

The trashed village green (Image: Croxley Green Parish Council)

Locals in the Facebook comments described the images as “beyond belief” and “shocking”.

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