Why do we keep pandering to our city’s binge-drinking lamebrain yoof?
I read last Saturday’s News article ‘New home for clinic to treat revellers in city’ with utter disbelief.
I muttered: ‘Oooh goodie, binge-drinking lamebrain yoofs can fall sozzled in the gutter, or smash each other’s faces in, and we’ll have a clinic for them on site’.
Apparently, the reasoning behind having a treatment centre in Guildhall Walk is to take the pressure off the overstretched A&E department at the Queen Alexandra Hospital.
But instead of mollycoddling drunken pondlife, the authorities need to get tough on them.
Our council is looking to rebrand Portsmouth as a world class City of Culture.
With the cesspit reputation Guildhall Walk has, we’ve got no chance.