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Wanted: home for bins

Wear Valley District Council in Durham is paying more than £1,000 per month to store unused wheelie bins in a farmers field because local councillors cannot agree on how to use them. A total of 15,000 new bins are without a home because of a change in council policy over how often household waste should be taken away. According to reports in the Daily Express, the problem arose because the then Labour-controlled council agreed a £560,000 deal last year ...