apologises after over-flowing bins spill onto Burnham seafront
bosses have apologised to residents in Burnham-On-Sea after overflowing
waste bins spilled rubbish across the seafront this week.
District Council spokeswoman Claire Faun said the council had
to deal with an "unprecedented" amount of rubbish along
The Esplanade following the Easter holiday weekend.
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Sedgemoor District Council apologises
for the unprecedented amount of rubbish along The Esplanade early
on Tuesday morning."
lovely weather on Monday kept visitors at the beach and in the
town for much longer than usual, which was good for businesses."
last clean through/collection was made in the late afternoon on
Monday and cleaning workers started at 7am on Tuesday morning.
Plans will be put in place for the next bank holidays to ensure
that there are staff on-call should the situation look like it
local resident, who asked to remain anonymous, said: "It
was an awful scene first thing on Tuesday - the council clearly
should look at whether it needs to spend more on extra rubbish
bins or changing its collection times during holiday periods."