Anger over OAP centre closures

NEAABE110622b1, Scalby close community centre, Eastwood. Cllr Josie Forrest and cllr Keith Longdon.
NEAABE110622b1, Scalby close community centre, Eastwood. Cllr Josie Forrest and cllr Keith Longdon.

A COUNCILLOR has described the proposed closures of elderly day care centres in Eastwood and Selston as ‘cruel and evil’.

The services at Scalby Close in Eastwood and the Matthew Holland complex in Selston are threatened with closure because of council budget cuts.

Selston councillor Gail Turner said: “It’s cruel and evil. The centres provide a much-needed service for some very vulnerable people.

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