July 2, 2008
residents left fuming over overflowing
facilities in Highbridge have been cleaned up after residents
complained about rotting food and broken glass being scattered
around the site.
facilities in the town's Bank Street car park were full to over-flowing
because residents claimed they are not emptied enough.
Lib Dem Councillor Joe Leach told Burnham-On-Sea.com on Tuesday
(July 1st): "I looked at the site, expecting a few packets
of crisps and maybe some broken bottles, but what greeted me was
simply awful. Rotting food, glass, cans and even electronic goods."
rang Sedgemoor District Council and they quickly cleaned up the
mess, and the Somerset Waste Partnership are now increasing the
regularity of their collections."
reason they got into this mess is because people are now recycling
more, which is good, however the Somerset Waste Partnership obviously
didn't anticipate this in their frequency of collections."