Buses out of step for club.Dance-loving old folk are having to quick-step home from a social club because there are no late buses.
North Biddick and District Social Club, Fatfield, Washington, has a 2,000-strong membership.
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The club committee has just spent pounds 150,000 modernising the bar and lounge area, and an pounds 80,000 refit of the concert room is also under way.
However, members are left high and dry when it comes to getting home Getting Home (Simplified Chinese: 落叶归根; Traditional Chinese: 落葉歸根; Pinyin: .
Club chairman Jimmy Todd said: "Friday and Saturday are a nightmare for our OAPs attending their dance nights.
"Everyone can catch the bus to the club, but when it comes to getting home, the last bus is at 8.50pm.
"After that, all buses bypass us."
The club, which made national headlines last month when Sir Paul called in for a pint pint: see English units of measurement. and a chat with a friend ( as reported exclusively in the Chronicle chronicle, official record of events, set down in order of occurrence, important to the people of a nation, state, or city. Almanacs, The Congressional Record in the United States, and the Annual Register in England are chronicles. ( says members have the right to public transport.
Mr Todd said: "I have written to the bus companies and even to MPs. Surely someone could help us?"
The last bus to stop outside the club is the 777 at 8.50 on a Friday and Saturday night.
The 180's route and timetable were changed, while the 194 and 638 bypass the club.
Transport operators say the services were changed due to past problems of violence.