Vandals in Dumfries have damaged both a field of poppies planted to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the first world war and a community orchard designed to help feed those in need.
Matthew Taylor reports.
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Police in Dumfries and Galloway have urged people to contact them in cases of anti-social behaviour.
The appeal comes after a community orchard in the county, designed to help feed those in need and planted by local volunteers, was damaged by vandals.
A community orchard, which was designed to help feed those in need, has been damaged by vandals in Dumfries.
More than 60 volunteers were involved in planting the trees, and the project is thought to have cost around £7,500.
Also targeted in the act of destruction was a nearby poppy field to commemorate the centenary of the First World War.
Vandals have damaged a field of poppies in Dumfries that was planted to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the first world war.
A community orchard on the same site, which was designed to help feed those in need, has also been damaged.
Organisers have said it could be the last straw for the project.
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It will be lead by a senior lawyer and hearings will mainly be held in public.
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