Residents deserve a nice environment

 

DSC00356Everyone deserves their natural and built environment to be respected by all. Did you know that last year it cost the Welsh tax payer (that’s us) £1.9 million to clean up the mess left by illegal fly tipping?

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At the September ‘Be Tidy’ day organised by Friends of Saron over 30 large bags of dumped rubbish were collected from a small area of Troedyrhiw. Other waste collected included paint tins, a vacuum cleaner, a large holdall, various items of clothing, a car radio, asbestos sheeting, a steam generator, a council road sign, a pile of clothing, a front door, a box of cigarette butts and a variety of unidentifiable metal items.

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Troedyrhiw is a nice village set in a lovely valley. Let’s all do our bit to make it the best it can be.

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An online form for reporting fly tipping to the Council can be found here http://www.merthyr.gov.uk/reside…/bins-recycling/flytipping/

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About davidjcollier

Originally from South Wales I have lived in Nottinghamshire for over forty years. I am married and have three grown up children and two grandchildren. Having worked in education for 43 years I will retire in July 2012. My interests include history (general, local and family), rugby union, swimming, photography, bird watching and gardening. For the benefit of anyone who may actually read this (extremely unlikely, I admit) please do not confuse 'interests' with knowledge or skill. My involvement in a community project which aims to rescue a graveyard from the effects of almost 30 years of neglect. also keeps me quite busy. View all posts by davidjcollier

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