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Protesting residents fail to deter council

Scunthorpe residents opposed to the introduction of an alternate week residual waste collection made national news last week. North Lincolnshire Council, who reduced the frequency of bin collections from once a week to once a fortnight to help increase recycling rates, was faced with about 20-30 protesting residents. The group staged their demonstration to coincide with the bin round on their street. They claimed the new collection system did not work ...