Fury as vandals destroy latest LoKi artwork

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Vandalism: The destroyed piece of LoKi artwork in Lightburn Park, Ulverston
Vandalism: The destroyed piece of LoKi artwork in Lightburn Park, Ulverston
13 August 2017 4:02PM

VANDALS have enraged locals after destroying a piece of LoKi artwork.

The mysterious artist returned to Ulverston last week when a number of life-sized figures appeared around the town, including on the main roundabout and in front of the Sir John Barrow Monument.

Yet while many welcomed the return of the unknown artist, his work in Lightburn Park was attacked on Friday, less than 24 hours after it appeared.

In a statement on Facebook, community group Friends of Lightburn Park said: "It's lovely to see LoKi share their artwork in the park but we're so disappointed that less than 24 hours later this art work has not been respected or appreciated and has been destroyed.

"It begs the question whether the volunteers of Lightburn Park should carry on their hard work to fundraise over £100,000 for improvements in the park if this is not going to be respected or appreciated either."

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Christopher   Nelson , Kendal Sunday, 13 August, 2017 at 12:34PM
Mindless vermin have struck again.. Why should anyone try to do anything good when it is instantly destroyed by worthless people who find pleasure only in ruining things for everyone else.
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