Mother says drainage workers ripped up her garden

Drainage workers ripped up mother-of-three's garden and left note saying 'We'll be back in morning' but months later the mess has still not been cleared Mother-of-three Karine Walker wants compensation from Hull City Council  She says contractors left her garden in a state of disarray without her consent  Months later the 'dumping ground' in her garden has still not been cleared up 

By Henry Martin For Mailonline

Published: 10:31 BST, 16 May 2019 | Updated: 10:31 BST, 16 May 2019

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A mother is accusing the council of 'wrecking' her garden after contractors ripped up her decking and left a note saying 'we'll be back in morning' - and months later the mess has still not been cleared up. 

Karine Walker, 36, is demanding compensation from Hull City Council after her back garden in Corran Garth was dug up 'without her consent' during an investigation into plumbing problems in the neighbouring property in March. 

Contractors came and checked her garden before she left for a hospital appointment with her son, but when she returned at 10.30pm that night she says she found it had been left in a mess with a note pushed through the letterbox saying 'we'll be back in morning', warning her to 'stay out of back garden'.

Now, months later, the mess still has not been cleared up and Miss Walker wants compensation to rectify the problems caused. 

Karine Walker, 36, is demanding compensation from Hull City Council after her back garden in Corran Garth was dug up

Karine Walker, 36, is demanding compensation from Hull City Council after her back garden in Corran Garth was dug up

Ms Walker found a note pushed through the letterbox saying 'we'll be back in morning' and warning her to 'stay out of back garden'

Ms Walker found a note pushed through the letterbox saying 'we'll be back in morning' and warning her to 'stay out of back garden'

'I want somebody to take the blame and fix the garden,' she said. 'I want compensation and somebody needs to do something.

'It looks like a dumping ground and I didn't realise they would cause this much damage. They have wrecked my garden, they have literally wrecked it.'

She added: 'I just found this little ripped up piece of paper shoved through the door when I had no idea any work was going to be carried out.  

'For months we've just been left with this big mess in the garden and no one is telling us anything.'

Miss Walker, who has rented her house off Hull City Council for almost seven years, has a daughter who is 13 and two younger

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