Letter of the week: 'Give Sunderland youngsters a chance to have a roof over their heads'

I would like to respond to plans to turn the doctors' premises in Silksworth into accommodation for young people by the YMCA and the objections to this.

Thursday, 30th August 2018, 1:37 pm
Updated Thursday, 30th August 2018, 1:41 pm
Campaigners demonstrate against the hostel plan.

For goodness sake give these youngsters a chance to have a roof over their heads and, hopefully, have a better life.

Also read: Campaigners against YMCA hostel plans set up fighting fundOn one of the sites objecting to these plans there is a large sign saying: “We don’t want another Toward Road here.”

I lived on that road for 81 years and many decent people still do.

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If there are any problems the YMCA has not caused them, so do not denigrate an area that has nothing to do with your campaign.

M Boadfoot,

Doxford Park.