Discarded hypodermic needles and syringes are extremely dangerous and could cause injury or infection.
If you find a needle or syringe on public land or council premises then it should be reported immediately to the following local Council Teams:
Allerdale Borough Council
Borough of Barrow in Furness
Carlisle City Council
Copeland Borough Council
Eden District Council
South Lakeland District Council
If you can't get hold of your local council please report it to the police by calling 101 so they can remove it immediately to prevent public harm.