No seating

Commuters using the Fairchild Street bus terminal will be without seating for the time being.

The Ministry of Health has ordered the removal of all benches following persistent complaints by the traveling public of being constantly being bitten when seated in the facility.




In a statement, Marketing and Communication Manager of the Transport Board Lynda Holder revealed that the directive was issued last night after personnel attempted to carry out another treatment at the terminal.

Treatments had been ongoing for the last few weeks.

“Unfortunately at a visit to the terminal last night to oversee another treatment, the representatives from the Ministry of Heath indicated that the situation was not improving and instructed that all of the benches in the terminal must be removed immediately to ensure that this situation does not worsen. This means that as we work on addressing this issue, they will be no seating in the terminal,” the Transport Board spokesperson explained.

The state bus company apologized and pledged to correct the problem as soon as possible.

3 Responses to No seating

  1. Tony Webster June 25, 2015 at 6:25 am

    Got to “chink-up” those cracks and hiding places on dem (replacement) benches. I wonder if some might “non-standard passengers” might have “hitched a ride” into the buses (which have nice warm up-holstered seats, and nice juicy, and warm “snacks”…readily available?) I chink I’ll take a pass on buses…for a while. For quite a while. And parents and teachers and so on…so might check them charges’ clothes, socks, shoes, an summuch….very carefully, immediately when they arrive home/ destination.

    BTW….this all happened to me in Grenada, after a memorable visit to a cinema. A week later, my mum was “flitting-away” the boys’ bed, matresses, pillows, bedroom, shoes etc, for a whole day.
    Fun…I remember all the shouting…very well.

  2. jrsmith June 25, 2015 at 9:18 am

    As life passes us by, and we gracefully aged, we will always , remember, guns,guns, drugs, drugs and now ,chinks, chinks. all on the same island with the same politicians. At lease we got the attention of a government department, hooray,,
    Xmas cards business should make a killing this year, one card per household to the ministry of health. adding all chinks found to the cards.

  3. Patrick Blackman June 25, 2015 at 12:46 pm

    @jrsmith @Tony Webster
    Hail, Hail, man you guys made me laugh so hard I ended up having to leave my office and take a break. LOL… well said my brothers.


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