Outrage as council threaten to confiscate disabled person's wheelchair

Neighbours in a block of flats in Hooper Lane, Catton, are outraged

Neighbours in a block of flats in Hooper Lane, Catton, are outraged after the city council threatened to remove the wheelchair. - Credit: Ethan Wilkinson

A disabled person living in a city apartment block has been threatened with a fine for leaving their wheelchair downstairs. 

The wheelchair is left tucked away beneath the first set of stairs in the block, as the person who uses it cannot carry it to their flat. 

However a letter was sent to occupants of the block in Hooper Lane on April 26, asking them to turn in the person who owns the wheelchair and threatening to chuck it away if it isn't moved.

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