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Graffiti Tag

Tipsy This is one of the tags used in and around Yardley.

This particular tag appears twice around the Swan Island. Although we are managing to keep some areas clear of graffiti there are other locations where this becomes harder.

Some may say I am a bit sad for going around photographing graffiti. The fact is, however, that graffiti makes an area a mess. The message of keeping things clean (where possible) links through from minor "liveability" issues such as graffiti and rubbish to major issues (see elsewhere in this blog).

One thing that has to happen is enforcement action (which I believe would be best through the civil law) to dissuate the graffitis from creating their mess.

Labour seem to have taken a different tack and try to make the graffiti artists do better graffiti. I don't think that is a sensible solution.

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