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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Wheelie Bin Roundup 20th March

Tuesday, 21 March 2017 09:23:34 Europe/London

The biggest story that came out for wheelie bins this week is that in Sunderland over 800 wheelie bins were stolen last year, residents in the area then have to purchase a wheelie bin out of their own money and wait for a replacement, wheelie bin crime is rife and they are often used to start fires potentially causing harm to people and homes.  

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Wheelie Bin News Roundup 6th March

Wednesday, 8 March 2017 09:00:00 Europe/London

In this weeks issue, it would be no surprise that Storm Doris would appear, people on social media have been posting stories of damages caused by wheelie bins being blown away, also included this week is a story of 5 wheelie bins not being collected for 2 years despite being full of waste. 

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Wheelie Bin News Roundup 27th February

Monday, 27 February 2017 10:59:32 Europe/London

Our roundup from around the world of headlines relating to wheelie bins, stories ranging from students defeating a council over property with the use of Google Earth and a Devon woman demanding a council tax reduction over claims her green bin has not been collected in 6 months. 

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Wheelie Bin News Roundup 20th February

Tuesday, 21 February 2017 11:40:50 Europe/London

This weeks roundup covers all the wheelie bin news that have made the headlines from around the world.   This week a bin stuck in a power line and a fine for putting a wheelie bin early have made the news.  

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Being a Bin Man is Wheelie Not Easy

Tuesday, 14 February 2017 14:54:02 Europe/London

Being a bin man is not the most glamourous of occupations, but they are still under scrutiny about the service they provide, mainly down to budget cuts.  But they can also have trouble carrying out their job due to congested roads or rush hour traffic, a wheelie bin man is not an easy job at all.

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