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TV, Bed and Pram Found in A19 Litter Pick

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12:15pm 16th May 2013

One of Hambleton’s main routes has been given a spring clean.

Members of Hambleton District Councils Street Scene team tackled the growing amount of waste littering the A19 between Thirsk and York.

The team took it on themselves to clean the 36 miles of grass verge after complaints about the amount of litter that had been discarded.

In just four hours they collected more than 200 black sacks of rubbish as well as televisions, a bed, a  pram, 13 tyres,  a car bumper, lead roofing felt, two traffic signs, two cones, two exhaust pipe systems and four barriers.

“It is disappointing to see that drivers choose to deposit not only rubbish but items such as televisions and even a pram!” said Street Scene Manager, John Proud. 

“Hambleton is determined to crackdown on flytipping which not only pollutes our countryside but costs the council considerable amounts of money to clear away.  I would urge anyone witnessing flytipping to report it and help keep Hambleton clean and tidy.”

To report flytipping waste or if you see this taking place please contact us on 0845 12 11 555 giving as much information as you can – including vehicle makes and registrations.

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