This is why bins won't be emptied once every three weeks in Wirral
Wirral Council is set to clash with the Government over the threat of bin collections being reduced to once every THREE weeks.
Six councils across the country have made the shift to one-week-in-three pick-ups, including Wigan, Salford, Rochdale, Oldham and Bury.
But Councillor Phill Brightmore, Wirral’s cabinet member for the environment, said Wirral would continue with fortnightly collections.
The council faces pressure from the Government to reach its target of recycling 50% of all waste by 2020 but Wirral’s Labour group has hit out at the same ministers for slashing funding to the local... read more
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