Rubbish gathers in town centre

Rubbish gathers in town centre

Rubbish gathers in town centre

First published in News

SHOPPERS can do more to keep the town centre tidy and help enhance Northwich’s image, according to one disgruntled resident.

Debbie Trickett spotted this litter gathering next to the Barnardo’s shop near Matalan and Sainsbury’s on Saturday.

“Whilst out in Northwich town centre on Saturday, I was appalled to see the amount of rubbish on the piece of land next to the Barnardo’s shop,” she said. “The volume of rubbish was such that it prompted me to take a photo.

“I know we have seen gale force winds recently which have contributed to the problem, but I think everyone will agree the mess is terrible and so disheartening, especially when a real effort is being made elsewhere to improve Northwich's image with building works and developments.”

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6:53pm Wed 5 Mar 14

Cymo says...

The trouble is the yobs don't care - they just chuck their Costa cups and McDonalds wrappers anywhere when they're finished. Fast food outlets and off licences should be made to contribute to the cost of cleanup.
The trouble is the yobs don't care - they just chuck their Costa cups and McDonalds wrappers anywhere when they're finished. Fast food outlets and off licences should be made to contribute to the cost of cleanup. Cymo
  • Score: 7

8:46am Thu 6 Mar 14

MrT1976 says...

Or the council could get workers out there tidying these places up......
Or the council could get workers out there tidying these places up...... MrT1976
  • Score: 2

12:36pm Thu 6 Mar 14

Cymo says...

Street scene already do a great job, the trouble is the litter is chucked into inaccessible places like over the fence into railway land. You can't blame the council for this one - responsibility lies entirely with the lazy yobs and vandals
Street scene already do a great job, the trouble is the litter is chucked into inaccessible places like over the fence into railway land. You can't blame the council for this one - responsibility lies entirely with the lazy yobs and vandals Cymo
  • Score: 3

1:50pm Thu 6 Mar 14

MrT1976 says...

Cymo wrote:
Street scene already do a great job, the trouble is the litter is chucked into inaccessible places like over the fence into railway land. You can't blame the council for this one - responsibility lies entirely with the lazy yobs and vandals
That's not inaccessible by a long way, so get the council down there to sort it or are they just digging pointless holes and creating road works for no apparent reason??

It is the council's responsibility to clear it up.........why wouldn't it be.....just because they didn't create it doesn't mean they cant clear it up does it??
[quote][p][bold]Cymo[/bold] wrote: Street scene already do a great job, the trouble is the litter is chucked into inaccessible places like over the fence into railway land. You can't blame the council for this one - responsibility lies entirely with the lazy yobs and vandals[/p][/quote]That's not inaccessible by a long way, so get the council down there to sort it or are they just digging pointless holes and creating road works for no apparent reason?? It is the council's responsibility to clear it up.........why wouldn't it be.....just because they didn't create it doesn't mean they cant clear it up does it?? MrT1976
  • Score: 0

2:11pm Thu 6 Mar 14

Cymo says...

I object to my Council Tax being wasted on clearing up other people's mess, just because they're too idle to put it in a bin. Railtrack property is only accessible to Railtrack employees for obvious safety reasons
I object to my Council Tax being wasted on clearing up other people's mess, just because they're too idle to put it in a bin. Railtrack property is only accessible to Railtrack employees for obvious safety reasons Cymo
  • Score: 3

3:04pm Thu 6 Mar 14

MrT1976 says...

Yes but the story doesn't relate to Railtrack it relates to the Matalan/Barnados.

So you'd be quite happy having no one clear the mess up and it just build and build and build and build??
Yes but the story doesn't relate to Railtrack it relates to the Matalan/Barnados. So you'd be quite happy having no one clear the mess up and it just build and build and build and build?? MrT1976
  • Score: -1

5:54pm Thu 6 Mar 14

Bazzer49 says...

People just don't care. Rubbish is caused by people why should the council take the rap. Has anyone noticed how bad the M&S car park is. The only time I've seen it really clean was the last time Thundersports was held!
People just don't care. Rubbish is caused by people why should the council take the rap. Has anyone noticed how bad the M&S car park is. The only time I've seen it really clean was the last time Thundersports was held! Bazzer49
  • Score: 3

8:25am Fri 7 Mar 14

MrT1976 says...

No I agree that the people that drop it, in a perfect world, should be made to clear it up but we don't live in a perfect world unfortunately so it is the council's job to look after our area and in this respect they should take responsibility and clean it up.

Or why not get those people who have to do community service down there clearing it up......that is after all the definition of "community service"
No I agree that the people that drop it, in a perfect world, should be made to clear it up but we don't live in a perfect world unfortunately so it is the council's job to look after our area and in this respect they should take responsibility and clean it up. Or why not get those people who have to do community service down there clearing it up......that is after all the definition of "community service" MrT1976
  • Score: 0

3:29pm Fri 7 Mar 14

keith moss says...

If everything has a packet and a wrapper,and a bag ,and a napkin then I'm afraid that there inevitably going to be lots of rubbish blowing in the wind.Those responsible are not the children who drop the litter, they are in fact the victims.Those responsible adorn the litter with corporate logos advertising that it is they who are responsible for the litter and the sham food contained inside,they market plastic cloaked excuses for food to a trusting population who feed it to themselves and their offspring....Litter will stop when fruit becomes fashionable.Until then lets charge companies a penalty for all identifiable packaging either that or we can stick with blaming children for a grown up problem. x
If everything has a packet and a wrapper,and a bag ,and a napkin then I'm afraid that there inevitably going to be lots of rubbish blowing in the wind.Those responsible are not the children who drop the litter, they are in fact the victims.Those responsible adorn the litter with corporate logos advertising that it is they who are responsible for the litter and the sham food contained inside,they market plastic cloaked excuses for food to a trusting population who feed it to themselves and their offspring....Litter will stop when fruit becomes fashionable.Until then lets charge companies a penalty for all identifiable packaging either that or we can stick with blaming children for a grown up problem. x keith moss
  • Score: 1

3:52pm Fri 7 Mar 14

MrT1976 says...

keith moss wrote:
If everything has a packet and a wrapper,and a bag ,and a napkin then I'm afraid that there inevitably going to be lots of rubbish blowing in the wind.Those responsible are not the children who drop the litter, they are in fact the victims.Those responsible adorn the litter with corporate logos advertising that it is they who are responsible for the litter and the sham food contained inside,they market plastic cloaked excuses for food to a trusting population who feed it to themselves and their offspring....Litter will stop when fruit becomes fashionable.Until then lets charge companies a penalty for all identifiable packaging either that or we can stick with blaming children for a grown up problem. x
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"Those responsible are not the children who drop the litter, they are in fact the victims.Those responsible adorn the litter with corporate logos advertising that it is they who are responsible for the litter "

So I shall go home tonight and empty my bin out on the street and when PC Plod comes to see me I shall stand and say "NO I am not responsible it is the corporations who adorn this litter with their logo's, they are responsible so I bid you good day sir"

Mad I tell you Mad as a box of frogs
[quote][p][bold]keith moss[/bold] wrote: If everything has a packet and a wrapper,and a bag ,and a napkin then I'm afraid that there inevitably going to be lots of rubbish blowing in the wind.Those responsible are not the children who drop the litter, they are in fact the victims.Those responsible adorn the litter with corporate logos advertising that it is they who are responsible for the litter and the sham food contained inside,they market plastic cloaked excuses for food to a trusting population who feed it to themselves and their offspring....Litter will stop when fruit becomes fashionable.Until then lets charge companies a penalty for all identifiable packaging either that or we can stick with blaming children for a grown up problem. x[/p][/quote]Quote "Those responsible are not the children who drop the litter, they are in fact the victims.Those responsible adorn the litter with corporate logos advertising that it is they who are responsible for the litter " So I shall go home tonight and empty my bin out on the street and when PC Plod comes to see me I shall stand and say "NO I am not responsible it is the corporations who adorn this litter with their logo's, they are responsible so I bid you good day sir" Mad I tell you Mad as a box of frogs MrT1976
  • Score: 2

7:12am Sat 8 Mar 14

keith moss says...

MrT1976 wrote:
keith moss wrote:
If everything has a packet and a wrapper,and a bag ,and a napkin then I'm afraid that there inevitably going to be lots of rubbish blowing in the wind.Those responsible are not the children who drop the litter, they are in fact the victims.Those responsible adorn the litter with corporate logos advertising that it is they who are responsible for the litter and the sham food contained inside,they market plastic cloaked excuses for food to a trusting population who feed it to themselves and their offspring....Litter will stop when fruit becomes fashionable.Until then lets charge companies a penalty for all identifiable packaging either that or we can stick with blaming children for a grown up problem. x
Quote

"Those responsible are not the children who drop the litter, they are in fact the victims.Those responsible adorn the litter with corporate logos advertising that it is they who are responsible for the litter "

So I shall go home tonight and empty my bin out on the street and when PC Plod comes to see me I shall stand and say "NO I am not responsible it is the corporations who adorn this litter with their logo's, they are responsible so I bid you good day sir"

Mad I tell you Mad as a box of frogs
good idea,i think the charge on the companies would need to be higher if we all did that x
[quote][p][bold]MrT1976[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]keith moss[/bold] wrote: If everything has a packet and a wrapper,and a bag ,and a napkin then I'm afraid that there inevitably going to be lots of rubbish blowing in the wind.Those responsible are not the children who drop the litter, they are in fact the victims.Those responsible adorn the litter with corporate logos advertising that it is they who are responsible for the litter and the sham food contained inside,they market plastic cloaked excuses for food to a trusting population who feed it to themselves and their offspring....Litter will stop when fruit becomes fashionable.Until then lets charge companies a penalty for all identifiable packaging either that or we can stick with blaming children for a grown up problem. x[/p][/quote]Quote "Those responsible are not the children who drop the litter, they are in fact the victims.Those responsible adorn the litter with corporate logos advertising that it is they who are responsible for the litter " So I shall go home tonight and empty my bin out on the street and when PC Plod comes to see me I shall stand and say "NO I am not responsible it is the corporations who adorn this litter with their logo's, they are responsible so I bid you good day sir" Mad I tell you Mad as a box of frogs[/p][/quote]good idea,i think the charge on the companies would need to be higher if we all did that x keith moss
  • Score: 1

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