Tag: Waste & Recycling

Strike action could disrupt council services

“Council workers deserve a decent wage” said a local union organiser as staff at Eastleigh Borough Council prepare to take part in a national day of strike action tomorrow (Thursday 10 July) in support of improved pay and conditions. Hundreds of Carers, social workers, refuse collectors, street cleaners and teaching assistants all over Hampshire are…

Will new energy plant burn human body parts?

Concerns have been raised that a new ‘waste to energy’ recovery plant proposed for Chickenhall Lane could be burning human body parts – and even human foetuses. The operators Clean Power already has already been granted planning permission by Hampshire County Council to build the plant in Eastleigh despite objections from Eastleigh Local Area Committee…

Recycle your Christmas tree

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Now Twelfth Night is here Christmas decorations will be coming down in homes throughout the Borough. The council have issued a reminder to households that Christmas trees can be recycled rather than thrown away. There are twelve sites throughout the borough whereChristmas trees can be taken to be recycled up to the 16 January: •…

Parking charges could be axed

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Victory over parking charges has been declared as the government called an end to the ‘War on Motorists’. The Department of Communities have announced they are scrapping ‘Planning Policy Guidance 13: Transport’ which was issued in 2001 and had obliged councils to set high parking charges to encourage the use of alternative modes of transport.…

Council launch waste collection survey

Eastleigh Council has launched an online survey to determine residents level of staisfaction with waste collection and recycling services in the borough. This follows a recent edict from the communities minister Eric Pickles that councils need not limit black bin collections to once a fortnight, which prompted Councillor Louise Bloom to say that fortnightly bin…