With reference to letter from Jane Craggs (News Post Leader, April 30), Bedlington Urban District Council was a very prosperous authority.
So was Newbiggin Urban District Council, of whom I was an employee.
With the aid of sports grants and very good Newbiggin councillors, Newbiggin built a very successful and popular sports centre before we were all taken over by Wansbeck District Council in 1974.
Newbiggin invested wisely before the amalgamation. This is fact.