Vandalism is an illegal, anti-social activity that creates a negative impression of an area and contributes to people's fear of crime. Tree vandalism can occur in two main forms:
Tree vandalism is a social problem, not a tree problem. Despite the fact that it is illegal to damage a public/protected tree, this often fails to perturb the opportunistic or "would be" vandal.
If you witness or become aware that a council owned tree has been vandalised, please complete our online form to let us know.