Dog cuts its paw on smashed glass as Sheffield park becomes ‘party venue’
Sheffield residents are concerned after smashed glass and litter is found in a popular city park that they fear is being used as a ‘personal party venue’.
Shocking images show broken glass bottles, empty packets and food rubbish strewn over the artificial turf in Bingham Park, Greystones.
It comes two weeks after a dog cut their paw on glass that was left in the green space, leaving one local resident with nearly £1,000 worth of vet bills.
Natalie Jane Hammond who posted the pictures to social media described the area as a ‘mess’ and warned dog walkers and parents to avoid the green space in its current state.
In a post on Facebook, Natalie said: “The delightful folk that used Bingham park as their own personal party venue and rubbish tip have also decided that leaving their rubbish wasn’t enough but to smash loads of their bottles against the fencing of the AstroTurf.
“It’s a mess and best avoided if you have dogs and small children.”
Residents have raised concerns about the high volume of litter in the area during lockdown.
Anne Hilton, from Greystones, is now facing hundreds of pounds worth of vet bills after her dog, Ellbee injured herself in the park.
“I’m all for people having a good time but it is a beautiful green space so to see this much litter is horrible, there is no sense to it”, she said.
“It’s disgusting, it’s not fair for a few people to ruin it for the rest of us.”