Category: Rubbish!

  • Statement – serious incident involving Amey staff member

    Statement from the Council: “There has been a serious incident which has resulted in the death of one of Amey’s employees.    The council extends its deepest sympathy to his family, friends and colleagues. “Collection crews are being informed and sent home.  Services that are impacted will be resumed Saturday and we ask for patience and…

  • Ealing Common Travellers given notice to leave

    The latest encampment on Ealing Common, which started settling in on Tuesday night, has been served section 61 notice to leave by 2pm today (Thursday). Unfortunately, this encampment has started to amass fly tipping on the common. We urge anyone who is approached to have some rubbish collected not to pay anyone who isn’t authorised…

  • GRANGE PARK IS SCRUFFY

    SENT IN FROM A RESIDENT: I have on a number of occasions (and some with Cllr Dabrowska’s help) reported fly tipping on the green in Grange Park. From the pictures you can see the various things being dumped – including a mattress on one occasion recently! The Council have come each time to clear it away…

  • Rediscover MAYTREES

    For those who don’t venture to the west of the ward by South Ealing underground station, well maybe you should. In a semi-hidden enclave opposite the tube station is a park called South Ealing Road Park as Google calls it. Locally, it is known as the Maytrees Rest Garden. Cllr Joanna Dabrowska has kindly requested…

  • EALING’s FORGOTTEN SPACES – VOTE NOW

    A local ward project started off by a local resident has been shortlisted for a community grant. Ealing’s Forgotten Spaces’ (see earlier article) inaugural clean up project (based at Baron’s Pond located on the corner of Pope’s Lane and Gunnersbury Drive) has been shortlisted to raise awareness and hopefully, receive a £4,000 community grant as part…

  • TROJAN BIN A SUCCESS in SOUTH EALING

    Last month Cllr Joanna Dabrowska secured a double recycling bin for residents and visitors in South Ealing. These large receptacles are called Trojans and one was installed in front of the Co-op supermarket on South Ealing Road, and since then they have proved a success in keeping some of the local fly tipping at bay…

  • Christmas Tree Collections

    Hope everyone had a restful Christmas and for those who wish to dispose of a cut Christmas tree (which will be composted), they will be collected from your front garden on a weekly basis from 28th December 2016 to 27th January 2017. Alternatively, you can place your tree at a nearby location ’til 12th February*.…

  • Waste & Recycling – Christmas Collections

    As we all know every year the waste and recycling collections are delayed over the festive period due to the bank holidays. Due to Christmas Day falling on a Sunday this means that some collections may be postponed by up to two working days. So if you wish to check out when your wheelie bins…

  • Ealing Flood History Survey

    Ealing Council is running a consultation on the risk of flooding based on the Borough’s flood history. You can read more information and complete the survey on the Council’s website link: Ealing Flood History Consultation. The consultation runs ’til 30th October 2016. Cllr Joanna Dabrowska asked a written question at Full Council earlier this year worried about the…

  • Rise in Fly Tipping Under Labour is Staggering, but not Surprising, say Conservatives

    Fly tipping is on the up in Ealing – a staggering 144% just the past 3 months alone according to new Council figures. Between September 2015 and August 2016, there were 8,918 reports of fly tipping recorded by Ealing Council. By comparison, the figure was 5,688 for the previous year. This represents a 56% increase…