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Normally Have A Tuesday Rubbish Collection? Wait Another Week

Yesterday Island Waste were saying that all collections would be one day late this week, meaning Monday’s rubbish got collected yesterday and Tuesday’s collection would have been taking place today.

We now hear that from today onwards, rubbish will be collected on its normal day. This means that all households who normally gets their rubbish collected on a Tuesday and have put their rubbish out on the street, will have to try and stuff the several bags of rubbish back into their bins for yet another week. By the time it does get collected, it will be three weeks of rubbish. (more…)

January 13, 2010 at 12:18 pm Leave a comment

WHAT A LOAD OF RUBBISH

Christmas and the New Year holidays may well be a distant memory, but that doesn’t mean that rubbish collection is back to normal yet.

If you (like many others) made the mistake of putting your rubbish out on Monday or yesterday expecting it to be collected then you might want to read on. (more…)

January 5, 2010 at 11:27 am Leave a comment

> “DO WE WANT A NUCLEAR POWERSTATION OR WIND TURBINES?” (Podcast)

Those were the words of David Pugh, Leader of the Isle of Wight Council, in May 2008.

Do We Want A Nuclear Powerstation or Wind Turbines On The Hills?Regular readers who have been following the wind turbine debate may remember the interview we did with David Pugh at the end of the Big Green Picnic last year.

We chatted about a new application that would be forthcoming for three turbines on Cheverton Down.

He told us, “I’ve made it quite clear, if we’re to be an Eco-Island, we have to have some on-shore Wind turbines.” (more…)

December 5, 2009 at 1:45 pm Leave a comment

> BEAUTY SPOT LANDFILL SHOCK

BEAUTY spots such as Cheverton and Limerstone downs could become rubbish dumps as the council searches for new landfill sites.

The Island is just five years from filling its landfill sites according to council estimates, leading consultants to suggest Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) should be considered for new facilities. Cheverton Down, where campaigners have battled against plans for a wind farm, has been included on a list of six possible sites recommended by consultants Entec. (more…)

December 5, 2009 at 11:28 am Leave a comment


NAME & SHAME

Any of you living in a ward represented by these people?

Please do everything you can to remind the electorate of the dangers of block voting

Ivan Bulwer Binstead / Fishbourne

Richard Hollis Parkhurst


Susan Jane Scoccia Ventnor West

Allowance To Triple


David G. Williams Shanklin Central

John Vere Hobart Carisbrooke

Jerry White Lake

David Pugh Needs to go aswell!

We need informed independents, not idiots reading from a pre-determined script so they can sing in unison. Expose them and the damage they’ve done to our school system and our eco island image (the one thing that could resurrect the Island economy long term).

Get them out and watch how this island progresses/regenerates

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