Tagged with 'wheelie'

Wheelie Bin News Roundup 24th June

In this week's Wheelie Bin News Roundup a council in Australia has proposed that see-through recycling bins be rolled out as part of a plan to shame residents into recycling properly. A man in Hull who damaged his car by reversing into his own wheelie bins has demanded that the council pay for the damage and thousands of people gathered along the Beach Lawns in Weston-Super-Mare to watch 26 teams compete in races against the clock as part of the National Refuse Championships.

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Wheelie Bin News Roundup 10th June

In the latest Wheelie Bin Roundup a huge 900 missed bin collections are being reported in Birmingham every day! A wheelie bin fire posed a real threat to a library in Nottinghamshire and a social media post about overfilled bins in Dumfries and Galloway has attracted anger and ridicule from residents.

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Wheelie Bin News Roundup 27th May

The latest Wheelie Bin Roundup features a story about two wheelie bin thieves, a grandmother who found an 8-inch knife whilst out litter-picking being told by police to put it in her wheelie bin and solar powered 'belly-bins' being introduced in Nottingham City centre.

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Wheelie Bin News Roundup 22nd April

The latest Wheelie Bin Roundup features a story about how a 9-year old girls attempt at keeping her local park clean and tidy has been sabotaged by a group of youths. North West Leicestershire District Council has been criticised for attaching non-recyclable flyers to around 45,000 wheelie bins and people living near Ellesmere park in Farnworth, Manchester, say it’s being blighted by youths who are constantly setting fire to wheelie bins.

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Wheelie Bin News Roundup 22nd March

The latest Wheelie Bin Roundup features an amusing story from Cheltenham Races, a new wheelie bin pilot scheme by Redbridge Council and an inspiring story from Derbyshire where local business and community groups have helped raise £100,000 for a children and young people hospice with the help of three wheelie bins!

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Wheelie Bin News Roundup 4th March

This weeks Wheelie Bin News Roundup features stories including teenagers have derailed a train when they placed a wheelie bin in the middle of the tracks, communal bins have been introduced into blocks of flats to try and reduce the number of wheelie bins on the pavement, and finally a pretty village in the New Forest has been strewn with rubbish as ponies and donkeys are getting into the rubbish bags 

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Angus Woman Covers Her Wheelie Bin in Speed Signs to Urge Drivers to Slow Down

A woman in Angus took matters into her own hands after getting fed up of drivers speeding through her village. As well as putting a 30mph sign and a ‘please slow down in our village’ sign on her wheelie bins, she has erected a metal 30mph sign in her garden. She told the council that she was thinking about buying a cardboard cut-out traffic policeman and putting it outside of her front door and made sure they knew in no uncertain terms, that she has had enough. Drivers repeatedly ignore the 30mph speed limit signs in the village, which has led to a number of near-misses.

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Wheelie Bin News Roundup 21st January

This weeks, Wheelie Bin News Roundup features stories including a fundraiser in Sunderland which is up for Fundraiser of the Year, vandals in Renfrewshire are engaging in a risky new practice, the inhalation of toxic fumes from burning wheelie bins, and finally a team of workers who brought into check through people's bins are being cut.  

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