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Nature's eyesore at holiday-makers leave messy trail of trash at Engadine's The Needles


An inflatable boat and a bag were left by the water's edge.

Summer holiday-makers have left an unpleasant sight at Engadine.

The Needles is a small swimming hole that is also popular with dog walkers, but this month it was also a dumping ground.

​Philippe Brach takes regular strolls to the area with her dog, and was disgusted by what she saw.


“It’s a beautiful spot on the Woronora river, but with the recent heatwave, many people go down there for a swim – mainly youngsters usually between 14-17 years old,” she said.

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