From There… To Here

The social history of Wester Hailes

More of the Huts Online

We’ve added a few more clips from The Huts onto our Facebook page this week.  There’s a clip about the Sentinel, some footage of the Wester Hailes deputation to request that the Urban Aid grant wouldn’t be cut, and a reflection on how people in Wester Hailes perceived themselves compared to the outside world’s sometimes more stereotyped perception. In this last clip Mary Quinn commented about how Wester Hailes was regarded by public service providers, whose attitude seemed to be saying

“’s almost as if anything we have in the back of the lorry is good enough for Wester Hailes and they will accept it because they’ve got nothing there..”


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