No more homeless people going to Portstewart inn

Premises were used to address surge in demand for accommodation

No more homeless people going to Portstewart inn

The Rambler Inn on Church Street, Portstewart.

Peter Winter

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THE Housing Executive is no longer sending homeless clients to a Portstewart guest house that had been operating as a shelter during the Coronavirus crisis.

People living close to the Ramblers Inn on Church Street have been demanding a halt to provision of accommodation, insisting occupants have caused a wave of anti-social behaviour around the town.

The Housing Executive had, until this week, maintained the premises were helping ensure no-one slept rough while the pandemic continued.

*Full story in this week's Chronicle*

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