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Leicestershire park visitors fear impact of ranger cuts


Visitors to a park in Leicestershire have said they are worried it will become a haven for anti-social behaviour because the number of park rangers are being cut.

Leicestershire County Council is reducing the number of rangers at Watermead Country Park from 16 to 10.

The authority is hoping that unpaid volunteers will take over their work.

Ian Harrison from Wanlip Parish Council believes the park "is going to be spoilt".

BBC Leicester's Carolyn Moses spoke to Nick Rushton from the county council, who said savings have to be made.


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