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First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Car journeys with kids: ten ways to ease the pain

If you've got a long car trip ahead of you this weekend with the kids YOU NEED THIS LIST©If you almost don't want to go away this weekend because of a long car journey then this list, compiled by Netmums and Butlins, is genius.They've taken the ten most ... [Published Best Daily - 1 hour ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

Care for Christchurch campaign launched

04-17-2014Christchurch Borough Council and a group of partners have launched a ‘Care for Christchurch’ campaign in a bid to encourage residents and visitors to help improve the local environment and economy.The main aims of the campaign are to persuade ... [Published Seeker News - 5 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

Volunteers needed for clean up

Comments (0)THE PEOPLE of Ilfracombe are being asked to identify the town's grot spots so they can be cleaned up.Litter, dog mess, the High Street and the seafront are all areas residents are concerned about, according to not-for-profit company One I ... [Published North Devon Journal - 14 hours ago]
Entities: Litter, Furniture
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 6 reports

European Parliament back plans to slash plastic bag use 80 per cent by 2019

WAM STRASBOURG, April 16th 2014 (WAM) -- The European Parliament on Wednesday backed plans to slash the use of plastic shopping bags which, carelessly thrown away, end up as unsightly litter and pollute the environment, AFP reported.The European Union ... [Published Emirates News Agency - 19 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 2 reports

Market hog inventories lower

The March 1 inventory of market hogs at 57.048 million head was 3.7 percent lower than a year ago, continuing a run of year-over-year lower inventories beginning in June 1 2013. This is the lowest March level since 2007.The December-February pig crop ... [Published PorkNetwork - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Big Boston Clean-up 2014

Boston's annual clean-up started on Monday with the aim of clearing tons of litter and rubbish from our streets, public areas and waterways.Public-spirited Boston-based businesses released some staff to join in the clean-up, working alongside an army ... [Published Boston Borough Council - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Pond overflowing with rubbish

Rubbish has turned a picturesque pond into an eyesore.An area of Eagle Pond, off Snaresbrook Road, is full of detritus, including plastic bottles and crisp packets.The area is maintained by the City of London Corporation.A spokesman said: “Windblown litter ... [Published East London & West Essex Guardian Series - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Group appeals to Antipolo devotees for litter-free Alay Lakad

An environmental group appealed to devotees taking part in this year's Maundy Thursday Alay Lakad to Antipolo City to keep their walk free of litter and cigarette smoke.The EcoWaste Coalition voiced fears the event could become an "Alay-Kalat" where devotees ... [Published GMA News.tv - Apr 16 2014]
Entities: Litter, Tin, Maundy Thursday
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

Council clamping down on littering

A new initiative to tackle littering and dog fouling in Ashfield’s parks and recreation areas is being launched by the district council in a bid to clean up the area. ... [Published Hucknall Dispatch - Apr 15 2014]
Entities: Litter
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

“Keep our parks tidy this Easter” – plea from Brighton and Hove leaders

Take your litter home – this is the message from city leaders as thousands of people head to the Brighton and Hove’s parks this easter.With the sun set to shine on the south coast this weekend, the city’s open spaces are set to be packed with daytrippers ... [Published Latest 7 - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

New campaign encourages everyone to Care for Christchurch

From left, Michael Carhart-Harris from the Dorset Waste Partnership, Cllr Margaret Phipps Portfolio Holder for the Environment at Christchurch Council, PC Glenn Stokes from Christchurch Police, Stephen Bowden President of Christchurch Chamber of Trade ... [Published Mags4dorset - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

Combating the town litter louts

Taking pride in one’s town or village is of utmost importance, so it has been nice to see the number of people giving their time to help tidy up.Last week, the Gazette reported on the Big Beach Clean Up, which was part of a national campaign by the Surfers ... [Published Northumberland Gazette - Apr 15 2014]

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"Residents who witness incidents should report these to the council’s dog warden by e-mailing: streetscene.enforcement@thanet.gov.uk or calling 01843 577"
"We have had to make some difficult decisions about how and when these services are delivered" he said
He said: "We didn't used to have these overflowing bins everywhere."

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