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Alternate-week collections defended after health fears

By Greg PitcherThe councillor at the centre of the storm about alternate-week collections has declared himself mystified by the furore over health fears.Concerns that bin men would be harmed by fumes from rubbish left for 14 days at a time were voiced last week by GMB union branch secretary Jim Cairns.And opposition Labour councillor Brian Lloyd is leading a campaign against the fortnightly collections Vale Royal Borough Council launched ...