BOWTHORPE CENTRE: Centre's demise is a sad thing

PUBLISHED: 15:24 23 July 2009 | UPDATED: 09:10 02 June 2010

I WOULD like to thank Mr Atkins for highlighting the sad demise of the Bowthorpe Centre.

The Bowthorpe is ideally placed. It is close to town so that service users can venture out and in a position where service users can go to feel safe and get help. I

I WOULD like to thank Mr Atkins for highlighting the sad demise of the Bowthorpe Centre.

The Bowthorpe is ideally placed. It is close to town so that service users can venture out and in a position where service users can go to feel safe and get help.

I accept people need to be out in the community but that is a major step for some service users.

Social inclusion will not be achieved by placing them in a shop window in the middle of town.

I fail to understand why the people we elected to represent us are not getting involved. We can talk about parks and playgroups but we can't talk about mental health issues. Is it a taboo subject?

E VEAL

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