South Scotland

Woodland cabin near Galashiels destroyed by fire

Woodland sign Image copyright Walter Baxter
Image caption The incident took place at Wooplaw Community Woodland

Vandals have burned down a log cabin in a community woodland in the Scottish Borders.

The incident happened between 13:00 on Monday and 09:00 on Tuesday at Wooplaw near Galashiels.

One cabin was completely destroyed and a second containing a toilet was damaged in the incident.

PC Jack Houston said the vandals had caused "significant damage to a community facility" and asked any witnesses to come forward.

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