Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

Careless Dumpers

Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

Careless Dumpers

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Byline: Ren Lanzon

KEN Howard is used to doing a bit of cleaning up.

As the Meteors Sports Club's caretaker, that is all part of his job.

But he wasn't impressed when he got to work one morning to find a heap of rubbish dumped on the grounds.

"They must have come into the carpark and tipped the rubbish out on the ground," he said.

Mr Howard thinks the foul act was done probably on Sunday and possibly at night.

"I know the rubbish wasn't there at 6.30pm on Saturday, so if anyone saw the dumping taking place it would have been after that time or on the following day," he said.

"It's really very disheartening - I've been working here for two years and I got this place looking really nice so it's a bit disheartening when some grub does this."

The rubbish was dumped at the far end of the field near where the club's old kiosk and office used to be. …

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