Braintree District Council have issued the following urgent appeal:

We are appealing to dog walkers and users of the park to be vigilant and not to pick up or move any food waste they might find anywhere within John Ray Park. Instead, they are encouraged to contact Braintree District Council and report it immediately where it will be cleared and disposed of safely. Likewise we are asking the public for assistance by providing any information they may have with regards to who may be responsible for depositing this food waste by contacting Braintree District Council (Street Scene Protection team) - 01376 55 25 25 or [email protected]

Alternately, please make a report to Essex Police on 101 quoting “BCA-35773-21-4242-IR”