‘Shocking’ state of Beattie Court

Beattie Court is an “absolutely shocking part of

That’s according to Councillor Watson McAteer who updated Burnfoot Community Council on the ongoing issues of litter and rubbish being dumped in that part of the estate.

He added: “It’s bringing the rest of Burnfoot down, there’s no question about it.

“Fortunately, where it is, it’s not particularly in sight for anybody. But I just think that conditions in that particular area are awful and they affect everybody.”

Councillor McAteer said he and Councillor Stuart Marshall had arranged a meeting with the relevant social landlords and they would try to force their hand. They’d tried the softly, softly approach with no success, so they were now going to be as hard-nosed as they could and see where that took them.