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Tags: Litter

Fuel shortage - Wye adapts to keep on top of street litter

An overflowing litter bin in Church Street Wye

The fuel shortage is reaching into areas that most people never need to consider. The good news is that the Biffa household recycling and kitchen waste collection went ahead today as normal in Wye. However, the Biffa cage truck that would normally have emptied all the litter bins early this morning, stayed in the yard for lack of fuel. Fortunately, the Parish Council's street cleaner Cecil was on hand... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 30 Sep 2021 14:05 by Admin

Tags: Biffa, Litter, Recycling

River Stour wildlife site clean-ups - please help!

Litter floating in the stream near the Stour Centre, Ashford

Ashford discards a great deal of litter, some of which goes into the River Stour. This litter then pollutes over 1,000 acres of designated local wildlife site (LWS) along the river and its banks. The LWS stretches between Ashford and Fordwich, where the river flows into the Stodmarsh National Nature Reserve. The Kentish Stour Countryside Partnership (KSCP) is planning three more river clean-ups to... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 12:55 by Admin

Tags: Chalk Stream, Conningbrook Lakes, KSCP, Kentish Stour Countryside Partnership, Litter, Local Wildlife Site, Stour