SETON HALL: An ideal use for site
Some weeks ago I read an article about the search for a site to develop for an extension to the health service provided in Berwick, (Berwick Advertiser, July 12).
Seton Hall was one location mentioned.
Although I live on a farm outwith Berwick, most of my shopping is done in the town.
I regularly pass Seton Hall and long to see a building like that be returned to some useful function.
At the moment the United Kingdom is offering to host a few very brave people, the White Helmets from Syria.
It struck me that if we, the people of this area, could unite to offer to convert Seton Hall into units for four of five complete families, we would be offering a great opportunity for very distressed people.
Also, we could find that we have acquired some really worthwhile future citizens, providing them with close-at-hand facilities for work, schooling, communication and – shopping.
Is this a good idea? Or is this the rambling of an old idiot speaking out of turn again?
The Rev John Evans