New bus shelter 'not wanted' by Seahouses councillors

Confused councillors have called for more information after a new bus shelter was installed in Seahouses.

Wednesday, 17th July 2019, 6:00 am
Updated Wednesday, 17th July 2019, 7:00 am
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The shelter was installed on King Street by Northumberland County Council after a bus stop near the war memorial on Main Street was removed due to parking problems.

North Sunderland Parish Council is now seeking clarification on how the King Street shelter came about after chairman Geoffrey Stewart informed members the parish council would be responsible for its maintenance.

Coun Sylvia Hillan: “Were we asked about taking on and looking after this bus shelter? We never even asked for it. No decision was taken by this parish council. I don’t think we should pay for something we haven’t asked for.”