Dirty needles, drinking and fighting - Wisbech resident association says it is time to take action.
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Syringes found with traces of blood inside and gangs of people drinking alcohol on the streets are among a growing list of concerns for a resident association leader in Wisbech.
Georgie Turner is urging people who live in the town to join their meetings in a bid to grow in numbers and people power so that steps can be taken to sort it out.
Georgie, chair of the Wisbech and District Tenants and Residents Association, said: “Police and crime commissioner Jason Abelwhite has promised to come to Wisbech for one of our meetings and when that happens we will make it a public event at the Salvation Army Hall.
“There are real concerns now about drugs, discarded needles found with blood in them that a child could easily pick up, gangs drinking or fighting.
“It affects the whole area. Using the streets, alleys and at the back of housing estates as toilet areas.
“We need more people to come to our meetintgs so that we can join forces and know we are there to help and take action.”
The association has been running for about 18 years but concerns have increased recently, she said.#
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Meetings take place in Onyx Court Norfolk Street, Wisbech, every second Monday in the month at 10am.
On Monday January 9 speaker will be Andrew Stevenson, the housing services manager at Circle, who will answer questions anyone has.
For more information contact Georgie Turner 07927-333210.