Tagged with 'rubbish'

Rubbish Roundup 7th January

This weeks Rubbish Roundup features stories including about people who drop litter in Fife could now be faced with an on the spot fine, Barking and Dagenham council have launched a crackdown on litter to become the 'cleanliness capital' of London, and finally members of the Friends of Barry Beaches conducted a litterpick on Boxing day.

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Rubbish Roundup 10th December

This weeks Rubbish Roundup features stories including litter officers have been hired to patrol the streets of Lancashire as part of a 12 month contract, an anti litter campaign has been given a £30,000 boost from the council to tackle litter in public spaces, and finally a chrismtas tree has been blighted with broken branches, baubles missing and litter around its base.  

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Rubbish Roundup 12th November

This weeks Rubbish Roundup features stories including residents in Ipswich have been urged to look out for drug-related litter and to report to the local authority, Wrexham have ended their contract with Kingdom early after it emerged that they did not issue a single fine in August or September, and finally Dublin City Council has secured funding to tackle the illegal dumping of waste.

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Rubbish Roundup 15th October

This weeks Rubbish Roundup includes stories about fly-tipping in Caerphilly costs the council more than £150,000 to clear up, a walker has blamed the councilfor failing to clear up a local beauty spot, and finally, Liverpool's litter squad have been banned from the University campus because students have complained about their prescence during exams.

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Rubbish Roundup 24th September

This weeks Rubbish Roundup includes stories of an owner who had to have his dog put down after a fish hook got stuck in its windpipe, seventeen people have appeared in court after not paying their litter fines in one day last week, and finally, litter fines are being introduced in North East Lincolnshire 

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Rubbish Roundup 10th September

This weeks Rubbish Roundup features stories including a protest in Wrexham about the litter enforcement, two machetes were amongst the rubbish collected in litter pick, and finally contractors who painted yellow lines over litter have been reprimanded by the council.  

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Rubbish Roundup 27th August

Stories in this weeks Rubbish Roundup include volunteers in Caerphilly saw 40 bags of rubbish collected, a hi-fi system, shopping trolley and scooters were among the items collected during a recent litter pick,  and finally a piece of art made from litter collected on the seafront in Southend.

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Rubbish Roundup 13th August

Stories in this weeks Rubbish Roundup includes stories about volunteers across Milton Keynes conducting a 24 hour clean up challenge, South Kesteven District Council have put together a team of environmental officers to issue fixed penalty fines, and finally more than 40 discarded gas canisters were found in the street by youngsters taking part in a community litter pick.  

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Rubbish Roundup 30th July

This weeks Rubbish Roundup includes stories about the dangers of throwing waste from vehicles in the hot weather, Greater Manchester are cracking down on motorists who throw litter from their vehicles, and finally figures in Aberdeen have shown that only half of people who are issued fines have actually paid. 

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Rubbish Roundup 16th July

This weeks Rubbish Roundup includes stories about private enforcers are being drafted to hand out £75 fixed penalties to people who drop litter, a Northampton litter picker has been fined for dropping litter, and finally retired residents are spending hours each day picking up litter to keep their town clean.  

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