"MINDLESS" vandals have destroyed an outdoor classroom at a primary schools.

Youngsters from Heriot Primary in Paisley were devastated to discover the "well-loved" room had been burned down overnight.

It's understood the wooden gazebo was set alight around 8.20pm last night.

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A gofundme page has been set up following the blaze to raise £1,000.

So far, £550 has been brought in.

Mum Donna Lindsay who set up the page wrote: "My children attend Heriot Primary and this school is fantastic.

"Recently mindless vandals have burned down a well loved and used outdoor classroom.

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"Please donate what you can to help raise funds towards getting another for the kids as this is a valuable resource that we cannot do without."

Police confirmed they were appealing for witnesses following the fire.

To donate, visit here.