Hampshire Police Have Car Crash Display to Warn People Of The Dangers Of Drink Driving.
Plans To Charge To Take Garden Waste Dropped
Controversial plans by a Dorset council to start charging to collect garden waste have been scrapped.
Poole Borough Council had wanted to charge £31 a year for the service to help raise extra cash, but the idea was rejected at a meeting.
Instead the council will look into other changes to recycling services.
Shaun Robson, Head of Environmental and Consumer Protection Services said:
“We cannot afford to extend this scheme across the borough without introducing a charge. The Overview and Scrutiny Committee decided to recommend to Full Council that the introduction of a charge be refused. Members recommended the introduction of a policy to exclude green waste from black bins across the borough and both recommendations will be debated by Members on 27 September.”
Extra officers and specially-trained staff are starting visits to vulnerable people - as reports tend to increase at Christmas.
West Quay Watermark's first restaurants are opening, ahead of a bowling alley and cinema.
26-year-old mum of two Natasha Wake was stabbed to death at a house in Harley Gardens in Boscombe.
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