New 3G Pitch Vandalised: A new 3G pitch for Lanarkshire schoolkids has been wrecked by vandals.
The ground in Calderbank has been left unplayable and scorched in several places.
One furious local said: “our lovely new sports facility, well used by the community..ruined, and it’s only the 4th of November.”
It’s part of a 25 thousand facilty for local schoolchildren that was only opened last year by North Lanarkshire Council following a programme of fundraising.
Council leader Jim Logue carried out the official opening of the park – for which the budget included funding from the local development programme which is overseen by Airdrie and Villages local area partnership.
It transformed ground which had lain unused for years into a new pitch and running track.
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