EAST TILBURY residents have spoken of their shock and dismay at the state of the paving stones that surround the Bata War Memorial.
A number of stones appear to have been torn up and smashed.
The destruction comes just weeks after a rededication service at the memorial on Princess Margaret Road.
A number of residents have gone on to facebook to express their dismay but others are also confident that the close knot community will come together to see the paving slabs replaced and those responsible in a place where they are able to reflect upon what they have done.
Thanks to Rob Lay for the photograph.