The Good, The Bad and the Barely Believable

Wednesday, 26 July 2017 08:56:00 Europe/London

Wheelie bins are not the best things in the world to look at, but despite this they are a part of our every day life and more often than not they appear in the headlines more than your would suggest.

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Wheelie Bin Roundup 17th July

Monday, 17 July 2017 10:23:56 Europe/London

This weeks roundup of all wheelie bin related news covers stories ranging from a thief posing as a workman to make off with a wheelie bin full of stolen goods as well as residents complaining about new recycle bins spoiling the look of their streets.

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West Oxfordshire Gets New Wheelies

Monday, 10 July 2017 11:36:19 Europe/London

Another day another change by a council, residents of Oxfordshire are going to receive new wheelie bins for recycling, but they are not replacing the recycle boxes, collections will now change from weekly to fortnightly.  

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Wheelie Bin Roundup 3rd July

Monday, 3 July 2017 10:34:37 Europe/London

This weeks headlines from around the UK features a new recycling scheme in Dundee which has allocated new communal 'Eurobins' for residents who live in tower blocks.  

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Wheelie Bin Roundup 19th June

Monday, 19 June 2017 10:56:08 Europe/London

Could you afford to pay £30 for a new wheelie bin if yours is stolen or damaged, this is just one of the stories that is appearing in the news this week, where this has originated from residents could possibly have to pay £90 if their bins go missing, residents are arguing that this should be free because they pay council tax.

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Wheelie Bin Headlines May

Tuesday, 30 May 2017 16:24:06 Europe/London

This month in our wheelie bin headlines features a woman from Leeds who tried to evade arrest by hiding in a wheelie bin, more wheelie bin fires and a safety concern over a new recycling scheme.  

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Coming to a City Near You

Thursday, 4 May 2017 16:00:00 Europe/London

Speeding fines in the UK was a big topic of conversation in April with the new law stating that drivers caught speeding will be fined up to 150% of their weekly wage.  So could we see speed cameras being hidden in wheelie bins to help catch offenders as similar devices are being used in other European countries, could we be next?

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Wheelie Bin Headlines in April

Tuesday, 2 May 2017 10:57:45 Europe/London

In April one of the biggest stories emerged regarding wheelie bins, an 85 year old pensioner has been told the refuse collectors will not collect his wheelie bin as it is over 32 ft from the side of the road, after speaking to the council they have said the bin men will not collect his wheelie bin unless it is 10 ft from the road due to health and safety.....

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Missing Wheelie Bins

Thursday, 27 April 2017 09:06:20 Europe/London

There are loads of stories around where residents or business wheelie bins are stolen, many of which are reportedly stolen and used for arson, the councils are having to spend thousands in replace these bins.  As many 1700 bins are requested by residents each month.

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Wheelie Bin Roundup 27th March

Monday, 27 March 2017 10:40:45 Europe/London

This weeks news roundup includes Liverpool Council charging residents for new wheelie bins if they are stolen or set fire to even though they are technically a victim of crime, the Council stated that a cut in funding means that they cannot afford to replace the bins free of charge.  

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