'You cannot be serious' - backlash against tennis court privatisation plans
Plans to allow a private firm to use public tennis courts in Gosforth Central have been met with anger.
Cashed strapped Newcastle City Council are considering whether to accept a proposal to allow private coaches to hire the courts in a bid to raise funds.
The move has been met with criticism from residents and local ward councillors - but the council are keen to stress that the proposal is only at an early stage and no formal decision has been taken.
A bid has also been lodged to convert the disused bowling green into a cafe.
Liberal Democrat councillor Dominic Raymont said: “We are... read more
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