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90-YEAR-OLD council tenant has been left with no hot water
or central heating after a nightmare Friday 13th experience.
Kennedy resident Maggie Clannahan was devastated when her
hot water tank burst two weeks ago on Friday, 13th September.
matters have since gone from bad to worse as almost two weeks
later Mrs Clannahan is still living in her Aird Crescent semi-detached
bereft of heating and hot water.
has been reduced to having a wash in water boiled in the kettle.
to add to the widow's dismay, council officials have said
she may have to put up with the inconvenience for a further
to the 'Free Press' on Tuesday ten days after her tank burst
an angry Mrs Clannahan said
was supposed to be a priority, but I have been waiting for
ten days now and there is still no sign of a new tank.
house is freezing at night-time and I am full of the cold.
washing I have to do is with boiled water and I am sick
of it, I have told the council that if anything was to happen
to me they will get sued!"