Parade parking concerns are raised

A strongly worded letter about growing car parking problems in the town centre has been sent to Northumberland County Council by Berwick Probus Club.

Thursday, 26th January 2017, 7:58 am
Parade car park

Secretary George Martin said the committee was concerned about the situation before Christmas but it had worsened since the loss of car parking in Chapel Street.

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Greaves West And Ayre is also in the process of moving to new offices on Walkergate.

Guest speakers from Hospicecare North Northumberland arrived late to last week’s meeting because they could not find any parking spaces near the Parish Centre.

Mr Martin said the club was prepared to undertake its own survey. Many of its members are elderly and they were fond of their current meeting place. Previously, occasional spaces could be found at The Parade, Wallace Green and Church Street, he said.