THIS week alone We Are Barnsley recieved two reports of syringes littered on streets in Cudworth and Wombwell.

Barnsley Council said:

Don't handle discarded needles unless absolutely necessary.

If you do need to move them urgently because they're a danger to children, make sure you wear disposable gloves and use tweezers to pick them up.

Place the discarded needles in a glass bottle or jar and keep them locked in a safe place until we can collect them for disposal.

If you find a syringe you can report it on: