is currently being crowdfunded on Indiegogo.
Village in Kingsbury Water Park has delighted hundreds of youngsters over the years, many of who travelled to the park to rehome a gnome
of their own.
One of the park team said: "It looks like a gnome
massacre, it's such a shame people have to act like this and take away something that gives so much pleasure".
But Mike Warren Madden, who established a gnome
sanctuary decades ago at Crackpot Cottage, Brockley (it's on the border of Brockholes and Honley) says not to worry: he only has two residents because local people are obvious fans.
The hope is they become natural heirs to the gnome
Taxi driver Joe said: "The officers who came round were laughing about it but said in all seriousness, if I didn't move the gnome
, they would charge me.
ANGRY Viewers were upset by destruction of garden gnomes
AT MARKET FULL STORY: Following our front page, the owner has cleaned up his act, worker Mihai Razvan beamed, pointing to the army of gnomes
with watering cans, pushing wheelbarrows, driving cars and playing instruments.
Gnomeo & Juliet: Sherlock Gnomes
follows the porcelain detective as he joins up with the cast of the original film to investigate a wave of gnome
disappearances from England's suburbs.
Philip Griebel made the first ceramic garden gnomes
in Germany in the mid-1800s, and his gnomes
were based on local myths and stories about gnomes
' willingness to help in the garden at night.
are arranged in a series of activities from swimming to fishing on the side of the A470 at Gelli Gemlyn, near Ganllwyd
The stunt is part of a nationwide effort to promote the film which has seen large groups of gnomes
take to the street in Glasgow, Manchester and Birmingham.