Star date: 4th February 2013
SALFORD'S WORLD FAMOUS WET HOUSE GETS AXED
"…if they're thrown onto the streets some won't survive beyond weeks…" John, former resident of Royal Court
While Worsley has the highest drinking rate in Salford, those who are not so financially fortunate, and who are trying to cope with alcohol dependency, will see their unique `wet house' at Royal Court in Winton close on 31st March. This, despite Salford Council passing a formal decision to keep it open until November 2013.
Now people who work at Royal Court, and both former and current residents, fear for the future of those chucked out. Life and death situation? It could well be…This a very long article but we urge our readers to stick with it. These people must be heard. And, so far, no-one is listening