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City council: filling their boots but not emptying the bins

Fancy that! Bristol City Council is predictably sitting on its hands doing nowt to support their own bin men asking for less than twenty quid a week extra in their pay packets to help feed their families during a recession. … Continue reading

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Bin men speak!

See also: Striking binmen take protest to council

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Counting the cost of Brown's Britain (reprise)

40% – pay rise awarded to Bristol City Council’s new Chief Exec, Jan Ormondroyd, for the year 2008-09 – before she had even done any work for Bristol. Ormondroyd’s pay packet is in the region of £180k a year or … Continue reading

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Is the council about to dump our recycling abroad?

Fascinating comment in the minutes of the city council’s Resources Scrutiny Commission of 15 January. Councillors querying officers about what would happen to household recycling waste that could not be sold, as seems increasingly likely, were told: recycled material that … Continue reading

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