Sunday, 26 September 2021

Brown bin collections to resume in October

Brown bin collections to resume in October

GARDEN waste collections in South Oxfordshire will restart next month. The paid-for service, which is run by Biffa for the district ...

 

Bins resume

Bins resume

COLLECTIONS of green waste in Caversham, Emmer Green and other parts of Reading will resume on Monday. Reading Borough Council had ...

 

No service

COLLECTIONS of green waste in Caversham, Emmer Green and the rest of Reading have been suspended until at least the end of next week. ...

 

Waste survey

OXFORDSHIRE County Council is asking for residents’ views of its household waste and recycling centres, including the one at Oakley ...

 

Bins back

Bins back

GREEN waste collections in Caversham and the rest of Reading are expected to resume around August 16. They were paused in mid-July ...

 

Councillor storms out of debate

Councillor storms out of debate

A COUNCILLOR stormed out of a meeting after a row erupted over trade waste collections in Henley. It is the second time that David ...

 

Fly-tippers

A LARGE pile of litter was dumped at Henley Park. Walkers found empty drinks bottles and cans on Monday morning. Signs installed by ...

 

Trade waste revamp plan

Trade waste revamp plan

A MAJOR shake-up of commercial waste collection in Henley is being proposed to help tackle climate change. Businesses in the town ...

 

Business owners split on one waste contractor idea

BUSINESS owners were divided on the idea of having one contractor to collect waste from them all. Millie Jeans, who runs Drifters ...

 

Bin lorry drivers shortage

Bin lorry drivers shortage

DRIVERS are needed urgently to help overcome disruption to household waste collections. South Oxfordshire District Council’s waste ...

 

Heritage litter bins to be refurbished, not replaced

Heritage litter bins to be refurbished, not replaced

THE heritage bins in Henley are to be refurbished after a long-running wrangle about their future. In January, the town council agreed ...

 

Soil dumped

FIVE bags of soil were found dumped in Huntercombe End Lane near Nettlebed. Each had been wrapped in three plastic bags.

 

Fly-tippers strike again

Fly-tippers strike again

A ROAD in Remenham was partially blocked by a large pile of fly-tipped builder’s waste. The rubbish, which included concrete blocks, ...

 

Call for bigger bin

A BIGGER bin could be installed on Mill Green in Wargrave due to people leaving dog waste bags on the ground. There used to be a ...

 

Call for CCTV after cannabis find

Call for CCTV after cannabis find

CALLS have been made for CCTV to be installed at fly-tipping hotspots in Playhatch after waste from a suspected cannabis factory was ...

 

Bottle bank safety plea

RESIDENTS of Charvil are being urged not to use the bottle bank in Park Lane when the containers are full. Wokingham Borough Council ...

 

Fly-tipper back again

THE “saddo” who has dumped scores of empty beer bottles near a bus stop in Sonning Common has struck again. The parish council wanted ...

 

Thames ‘champion’ wants warnings of sewage spills

Thames ‘champion’ wants warnings of sewage spills

A CALL has been made for greater transparency about the amount of sewage being released into waterways. Jo Robb, South Oxfordshire ...

 

‘Litterbug coffee drinkers should help keep village tidy’

‘Litterbug coffee drinkers should help keep village tidy’

MORE bins could be installed in Wargrave to help tackle an increase in littering. Residents have complained to the parish council ...

 

Collections resume

GARDEN waste collections operated by South Oxfordshire District Council will resume on Monday. The council was forced to temporarily ...