Isle of Wight Council Launches Garden Waste Collection

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 09:59:25 Europe/London

A new garden waste scheme has been launched by the Isle of Wight at a cost of £60 for the year, residents told the council they would be willing to pay for a scheme if the council provided one rather than take their waste to the local tip.

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Fifteen minutes of fame

Thursday, 28 May 2015 10:47:02 Europe/London

We recently sponsored a show as part of Assemble Fest, a theatre festival in Hull, the UK City of Culture for 2017, which takes place down Newland Avenue each year. 

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History of Wheelie Bins - From Prehistoric Times to Today

Tuesday, 25 June 2013 11:52:53 Europe/London

Waste bins began as heavy, round and metal containers with two handles on the side and the top (to get a firm hold) and a lid to cover them. Basically, they were made up of a long sheet of metal welded along the smallest edge of the waste bin. The bottom was also a circular metal bottom. When collected by dustmen, these were usually picked by their handles and hoisted on their shoulders. It seems they never had much regard for hygiene back then.

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