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Southampton scraps its popular alternate-week collection service

By John McKennaSouthampton City Council ignored its residents this week as it scrapped its popular alternate-week collection scheme.Despite 90% of city residents being in favour of the scheme according to a recent MORI poll, the council opted to go back to weekly collections of residual waste.The decision divided councillors in the hung city council, with Labour and Conservative members out-voting council leaders the Liberal Democrats, who wished to ...