Ugliness of new art-form

This morning I went, as usual, for my newspaper at the shop by the St Nicholas pub. I was very upset to see that the beautiful mural by the Leys schoolchildren covered by graffiti-style ugliness. Why was this done? Spoiling a lovely effort by children wh

This morning I went, as usual, for my newspaper at the shop by the St Nicholas pub. I was very upset to see that the beautiful mural by the Leys schoolchildren covered by graffiti-style ugliness.

Why was this done? Spoiling a lovely effort by children which has been there for years, just looking cheerful and colourful every day I saw it. Now it is ruined and I hate to go past it now.

VERY UPSET ST NICHOLAS RESIDENT

* EDITOR'S NOTE: We have received an email from Stevenage Borough Council confirming the work was part of a youth project which was undertaken this week.