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Abandoned in St Andrew

CARLOS ATWELL, carlosatwell@nationnews.com

Added 28 July 2017

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There are no activities at the Belleplaine Community Centre. (Picture by Nigel Browne.)

In response to numerous calls and complaints, the WEEKEND NATION has brought this series looking at abandoned Government buildings that are eyesores and health hazards. This is the final edition of the eight-part series.

THE PEOPLE of Belleplaine, St Andrew are less than pleased with what they see as the mass exodus of Government entities.

Over the years, they have seen the exit of the community centre, courtroom, police station, the Elayne Scantlebury Centre and Ministry of Transport and Works depot, some of which have been left derelict.

When a WEEKEND NATION team stopped by the Elayne Scantlebury Centre, four men – Winston Ramsay, Keith Newton, Ralph Morris and Jeffrey Blackman – were shooting the breeze nearby. The men said they felt abandoned. (CA)

Please read the full story in today’s Weekend Nation, or in the eNATION edition.

 

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