Village of Haddenham

Vehicle Vandalism

Home » News » Vehicle Vandalism
Sheerstock

There has been a long-standing problem with roadside car parking on Sheerstock.

At the northern end of the estate, many homes do not have off-road parking and householders are therefore reliant on being able to park at the roadside near their homes. Unfortunately, during the daytime, Sheerstock can become frustratingly (and some would say dangerously) congested with additional vehicles, as their numbers are swelled by rail commuters who wish to avoid paying for car parking at the station.

The Parish Council has been conducting research among local residents to help identify and agree a permanent solution, but the process is taking much longer than many residents would like.

Unfortunately, there have recently been reports of cars being deliberately damaged at the roadside in Sheerstock.

Could it be that some residents have elected to take things into their own hands?

Let us hope not, as such vandalism can never be condoned, however frustrating the 'free parking facilities for commuters' must be to local householders.

More likely this is mindless vandalism perpetrated by persons unknown, with time on their hands and limited intellectual capacity to occupy themselves more constructively.

Notices are going up in Sheerstock in relation to this crime, and PCSO Sue Jones and her police colleagues will be paying particular attention to this area of the village over the coming days and weeks.

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

Youth Football
Haddenham Webteam: Fri 18 Jun 11:00am

Haddenham Youth FC, a welcoming football club that aims to develop players in a fun and friendly environment, is currently looking for boys to join next season's under-11s team.Whilst the team has a healthy squad size, the move from 7-a-side to 9-a-side has opened up the opportunity for more boys to train and play. All standards are welcome, as long as the boys are able to train and play...

Beer Festival 04
HBFT: Wed 16 Jun 8:18pm

Announcement from the Haddenham Beer Festivals Trust:One of the toughest things for the festivals team about having to cancel them is knowing we are not able to raise funds for local good causes. We know that so many, particularly the smaller organisations, who don't have the resources to undertake the complex application process for national grants, rely on us to keep their ventures...

Flu-vaccine 03
Haddenham Webteam: Tue 15 Jun 6:00pm

AstraZeneca drop-in clinics at Stoke Mandeville Stadium are taking place on Saturday 19th June.If you are over 40 years and have not yet had a vaccination yet OR over 18 and need a second Astra Zeneca jab OR not a permanent resident over 40 years of age, you can attend a drop-in vaccination clinic at Stoke Mandeville Stadium this Saturday, 19th June, between 9am and 1pm.Please have details...