Letter of the week: Why does South Shields trading estate need new yellow lines?

Do you support the introduction of new yellow lines near Bede Metro station?
Do you support the introduction of new yellow lines near Bede Metro station?

I travel to Newcastle for work and I use Bede Metro station.

Overnight double yellow lines have been painted onto the road leading to the metro station, leaving even less space for those people who don’t live within walking distance of a metro station to park as there is not a dedicated parking area for the metro users.

I’m more annoyed at the fact that this leaves less space for the home and away supporters coming to South Shields Football Club,

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I recently read in the Gazette that Geoff Thompson was talking of extending the ground to accommodate the supporters, if this is the support he gets from the council I would seriously consider looking for somewhere else.

Why does a trading estate need double yellow lines, when over 90% of the companies have their own parking areas?

Moira McNally

Last week's Letter of week: Falling numbers is the biggest hindrance to the future of South Shields School