Tag Archives: Lucy

Labour in rush to stop recycling

Labour allowed just one week for wider consultation on scrapping recycling collections for 138 city centre streets before publishing a Cabinet report which would confirm this proposal.   At the Neighbourhood Overview and Scrutiny Board at the end of April, councillors were told that … Continue reading

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Bye-bye recycling!!!

Ten years ago Derby started rolling out kerbside recycling and went to fortnightly black bin collections.  The amount of waste recycled climbed dramatically.  Derby was leading the way. Like anything new, there were teething problems.  Systems were tweaked and as a … Continue reading

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Derby’s new supply cable getting closer

Western Power Distribution is continuing its work to replace the main electricity supply cables into Derby.  The ducting is now in place and cables have started being pulled through. Looking into the big access holes they have left to weld … Continue reading

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