Report issues to authorities rather than posting on social media, says mayor

Written on March 17, 2021

Peter Scott the mayor of Newport said a trend in recent years has been for people upset about neighbourhood issues to post complaints on social media sites without letting the relevant agencies know about them so they can be dealt with.

“If you see a local issue be it pot holes, drug dealing, litter, fly tipping, whatever, please report it to the proper authorities first, then post on social media if you must,” he said.

“If it’s not reported it hasn’t happened. See it, report, sort it.

Full story: Shropshire Star

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