Don’t raise an aerosol!

Taggers in the borough best beware as Merton Council launches its second anti-graffiti week on Monday 18 April 2005.

This years campaign, run in conjunction with SWAAG, focuses on the responsibility that parents have in the battle against graffiti. The campaign poses some difficult but significant questions that parents may have to ask themselves.

Is your child involved?
§ Have you spotted tags (graffiti signatures) on their schoolbooks?
§ Are there spray cans or jumbo markers in their room?
§ Do they have pictures of graffiti on their mobile phone or computer?
§ Have you noticed paint marks on their clothing or hands?
§ Are they behaving strangely? Inhaling spray paint vapour can cause this.

Local graffiti officers will be promoting the anti-graffiti message across the borough with the use of leaflets, one-on-ones and a stand in the Link at Merton Civic Centre.
For more information about Merton’s anti-graffiti awareness week please call 020 8545 4109 email graffiti.project@merton.gov.uk or look online at http://www.merton.gov.uk/environment/graffiti

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