Ann Higgins, Chairman of Eston Residents' Association, has been explaining to ITV News the damage caused to the Northumbria in Bloom town, and the effect that it is having upon the local community.
Ann Higgins is the Chairman of Eston Residents' Association, which maintains the town's flower displays. Their work has been the subject of vandalism five times in five weeks.
The most recent came just two weeks before the judging of Northumbria in Bloom, which the group have previously won.
– Ann Higgins, Chairman of Eston Residents' Association
"I don't know why it's happening. I don't know what pleasure they get out of it, or whether it is just society today. But we won't give up.
"We will keep on doing it, because first of all we do it for the people and the community. The competition is the icing on the cake."
The community noticeboard has been smashed for the second time this year, not far from where flowers were ripped up from a Northumbria in Bloom display maintained by volunteers in Eston, Teesside.
The hard work of volunteers in Eston, on Teesside, has been disrupted not once, but five times in the last five weeks.
The Residents' Association maintains plant pots and flower displays all over the town, which cost thousands of pounds a year.
They have previously won five golds at Northumbria in Bloom. This year, flowers on Old Row have been ripped up twice - the latest just two weeks before judging day.