A community garden scheme, which has been recognised as one of the country's finest green spaces for three years running, has been severely damaged from an arson attack.
A Place to Grow in Enderby was attacked by vandals on Saturday afternoon.
The fire left the two large sheds, one of which was purchased and built by the local community, completely gutted.
Various items including water butts and a metal container that held a large amount of garden tools including lawnmowers, strimmers, spades and forks were ruined.
The garden was set up to help people suffering from mental health problems and now offers support for people across the community.
The council says people with learning difficulties, physical disabilities and school children have all benefitted from the scheme. They say increasing physical activity outdoors has led to a healthy life.