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Rubbish/recycling left on street on wrong days and boxes/bins spilling over street

Reported in the Rubbish (refuse and recycling) category anonymously at 09:15, Tue 31 October 2017

Sent to Cheltenham Borough Council 5 minutes later

Rubbish bags and recycling boxes are being left out on the wrong days, sometimes resulting in them being there for 2 weeks and spilling all over the pavement. Before summer everyone was told to keep their bins/boxes inside or thy would face a fine or their bins removed, this doesn't seem to be in effect anymore and new residents, of which there are many aren't aware of this. Piles of rubbish/recycling/boxes/bins are being left out in front of houses and blocking the pavements, made worse recently by the need for more boxes/bags for recycling- I did actually see someone trip on a rubbish bag which prompted me to write. Please can a reminder be sent out RE the rules/fines (last time it was someone who came and knocked all the doors).

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  • I agree - bins and bags littering the street for 10 plus days is unsightly, a hazard, and contributing to increasing an already problematic litter issue

    Posted anonymously at 11:24, Fri 3 November 2017

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 09:36, Tue 28 November 2017

  • One house was asked to remove the pile of rubbish outside but nothing done about informing residents of rubbish/recycling days. Since Sunday there have been a fresh load of cardboard boxes and bin bags left outside spilling onto the pavement (bin day is next Monday, and the cardboard boxes will never be taken...)

    Posted anonymously at 09:36, Tue 28 November 2017

  • Still open, via questionnaire, 10:19, Tue 26 December 2017

  • Council stopped replying to me, nothing has changed sadly, rubbish and recycling still strewn across pavements on the wrong days

    Posted anonymously at 10:19, Tue 26 December 2017

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