Sunday, 13 June 2021

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 ...

 

Bags delivery

RESIDENTS of Wargrave and Charvil will receive new waterproof rubbish bags from Monday. Wokingham Borough Council is also sending out ...

 

Search for fly-tippers

TYRES and a washing machine were fly-tipped in Wargrave. A set of three tyres and a blue rubbish bag were left on the side of Blakes ...

 

Bike racks

NEW bicycle racks are to be installed at the Hill Road car park in Watlington. They will be supplied by Cyclehoop and parish ...

 

No return

GARDEN waste collections operated by South Oxfordshire District Council will not resume next week due to staff sickness. Some workers ...

 

Town clerk defends £19,000 bill for new litter bins

Town clerk defends £19,000 bill for new litter bins

A DECISION to spend £19,000 replacing Henley’s heritage bins has been defended by the town council. Deputy Mayor David Eggleton ...

 

Deputy Mayor resigns from party in bins row

Deputy Mayor resigns from party in bins row

THE Deputy Mayor of Henley has resigned from the ruling party on the town council following a disagreement over litter bins. David ...

 

Brown bins suspended

THE garden waste collection service run by South Oxfordshire District Council has been suspended until further notice. The paid-for ...