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Leigh Liberal Democrat Councillor Peter Wexham has voiced his frustration at the behaviour seen recently in Old Leigh

April 15, 2021 2:15 PM
In Leigh Times
Originally published by Southend Liberal Democrats - Working For You

Peter said: "Since the relax of lockdown and the sun coming out, the Old Town has again been under a siege from younger people that could not care a less for anyone. The Pubs are closed, so they are not to blame for the amount of alcohol that is being drunk.

"When the team from the Council went down there they were confiscating drink and pouring it down the drain, from these under aged drinkers who are too young to drink or buy the drink. So they must have been taking it from home or have someone buy it for them"

Coun Wexham said that he had received a phone call from a local fisherman who told him that the area was filling up with youngsters with carrier bags full of drink and as he was driving home, he had seen people descending on the Old Town from all directions CLICK HERE TO READ MORE