August 30, 2023 8.00 pm This story is over 7 months old

Skateboarders hit out at Hykeham council’s removal of charity event graffiti

The council says the group didn’t have permission to use the park

By Local Democracy Reporter

North Hykeham’s skateboarding community say “it’s a shame” that graffiti celebrating money raised for charity was removed by the town council.

Chris Cheevers, founder of local skatewear brand Lincs Customs, organised a charity event at the Fen Lane playing fields skatepark on August 20.

They spray painted the total raised for Cancer Research – over £900 – on a skate ramp. However, they were disappointed to see it had been removed by North Hykeham Town Council the next day.

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