HMO peace meeting in Gorebridge is called off

Tom Wilson and Elaine Collins who own two HMOs in Gorebridge
Tom Wilson and Elaine Collins who own two HMOs in Gorebridge

Gorebridge Community Council has called off its plans to organise a meeting between the owners of two HMOs and angry locals.

Main Street residents blame local antisocial behaviour on two Houses in Multiple Occupancy. The properties’ owner Tom Wilson has long denied his tenants are linked to trouble.

The community council had hoped to bring both parties together, but at their latest meeting chairman Eddie Robertson said: “We have no powers whatsoever to do anything so I suggest we drop it completely. We are getting into a position where we can’t win.”

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