as vandals pull down and damage Brent Knoll Easter crosses
Knoll's Easter crosses have been vandalised this weekend in an attack
that has left local residents 'sickened'.
of vandals damaged and pulled down the three crosses on top of the
Knoll late on Friday night.
Burt, one of the organisers of the Easter display, told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"We are sickened and very angry - it's shameful. The crosses
are there for a special reason at this time of the year and they
should be respected."
were due to take the crosses down on Sunday but instead a walker
found the crosses had been lifted out and pushed over."
three have been damaged, several lifting ropes have been stolen
and the metal supporting poles have also been removed too."
have reported the matter to the Police and I would urge anyone who
saw anyone suspicious in this area to get in contact with the Police
three crosses are a familiar sight and have been installed on the
Knoll each Easter for many years.
of motorists using the M5 motorway each day see the crosses on the
eastern side of the Knoll, where they are visible over the holiday
period at this time of the year.
The three Brent Knoll Easter crosses were unveiled in a hill-top
service on Palm Sunday pictured above, but have been damaged as