FLOWER BEDS that were planted in preparation for Denbigh’s Wales in Bloom entry have been destroyed less than a week after being planted.

A planter on Crown Square was emptied onto the pavement, having only been planted six days ago.

The organisers of Denbigh in Bloom are hoping to find out more information about the incident, including when it happened.

Plants from a flowerbed in the town were recently stolen just a month after being planted.

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This comes after work the Denbigh in Bloom group carried out in Temple Bar Gardens was vandalised in April, which may have “jeopardised” their entry.

Helena Cawthray, the vice chair of Denbigh in Bloom, said: “We only planted this up last Tuesday, so to see it completely destroyed in less than a week is heart-breaking.

“It's lovely to spend time in town, drinking in the sunshine - but if it compels you to do this, you have a problem.

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“I am assumung the people who have destroyed one of the planters on Crown Square were drunk, because else what reason could there be?

“If anyone has a rough idea of time this might have been done (or ID on the culprits) please do let us know.”

Tom Moore, the owner of Henllan Bakery, has offered to fund the replacement compost and plants, with Ms Cawthray adding this is much appreciated by all at Denbigh in Bloom.