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Latest twist in recycling debacle sees one community played off against another

Latest twist in recycling debacle sees one community played off against another

Labour councillors in Sheffield have been accused of playing one community off against another in the latest shake-up of recycling centre services. Liberal Democrats called for a review of recycling centre opening hours in June but the Labour-run authority refused to accept there was a problem, despite rising incidents of fly-tipping. Yet, Labour bosses have […]

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Recycling centres review put to crucial council vote

Proposals to hold a review of Sheffield’s five recycling centres will be put to a crucial Council vote this week as the Council faces on-going criticism. The vote follows revelations last week that fly-tipping in parks and public realm across Sheffield rose almsot trebled last year. The rise has been blamed on the Labour Party’s Waste Strategy, […]

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Threats prove empty as Council waste plan sees fly-tipping almost treble

Threats prove empty as Council waste plan sees fly-tipping almost treble

Shocking new figures have revealed that incidents of fly-tipping in parks and public realm across Sheffield almost trebled this year. Critics of the Council claim that the rise comes as a result of the Labour Party waste strategy, which saw the Council cut recycling services and turn down money from the Government to save weekly black bin collections. […]

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Council waste plan fails rural communities as fly-tipping on rise

Council waste plan fails rural communities as fly-tipping on rise

Local councillors have slammed Sheffield City Council’s waste strategy as serious fly-tipping continues in communities across Sheffield. Local Liberal Democrats in Stannington recently reported serious incidents on Stannington Road and Beeley Wood Lane. Many local residents continue to blame the problems on the decision of ruling Labour councillors to reduce recycling services, at the same […]

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Blackstock Road latest victim of fly-tipping spree

Local people in the south of Sheffield have been left fuming as woods and hedges around Blackstock Road have become increasingly filled with fly-tipped waste. Residents believe the problems are due to Council’s move to fortnightly bin collections and their decision to close Blackstock Road recycling centre three days a week. Despite being the busiest […]

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