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Graffiti Clean Up and Removal. Glasgow, 1977, Sergeant Ian Richardson yesterday let his
Graffiti Clean Up and Removal. Glasgow, 1977, Sergeant Ian Richardson yesterday let his bucket and mop brigade on Operation Clean Up, The target: Graffiti and gang slogans covering the walls of houses in Ballantay Terrace in Glasgow Castlemilk scheme. Fifty local kids volunteered to join the squad and using steel wool and buckets of water, soon rubbed out the slogans.
And one 15 years old, who admitted having sprayed a few slogans on walls said "I realise I was wrong and I intend to make amends". The clean up campaign was a triumph for the local residents, the police and the local councillors, Picture taken 29th August 1977