Why Sheffield city centre should be a 'drinking, begging and drug-free zone' - letter

This Star reader believes more should be done to move on beggars, boozed-up drinkers and people 'spaced out on drugs’ in Sheffield city centre. What do you think?

Thursday, 27th August 2020, 12:10 pm

Nobody would be allowed to beg outside a shop at Meadowhall, or be drinking or spaced out on drugs in there either.

It should be the same in Sheffield city centre.

Declare the area a drinking, begging and drug-free zone.

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This Star reader believes more should be done to move on beggars, boozed-up drinkers and people 'spaced out on drugs’ in Sheffield city centre. Picture: Chris Etchells

Employ security guards to move people on.

They could also work alongside various support groups informing them where to get help if that's what they want.

Tough decisions need to be taken because at the moment the centre of Sheffield is a horrible place to visit.

Brian Thompson

S6