‘Refuse & Recycling’ Category

Incinerator, rubbish bins, collection days/dates, rubbish recycling and fly-tipping in or around Kingsway.

KRA AGM 2015

Friday, January 22nd, 2016 by Clive

The minutes from the KRA 2015 AGM have (finally) been published. This was a lively meeting attended by around 25 local residents and representatives from numerous local authorities and community groups and organisations, which discussed the following subjects: Reachout! Project Update (Est’ 2013, Reachout! aims to build relationships with youths [Continue Reading]

Bin Sin (Take them in)!

Thursday, January 21st, 2016 by Clive

Sam Ash recently posted HERE (and on facebook) about “Rubbish Bin Problems”, and I offered to look into it. Leaving bins out (Wheelie Bins, Wheeled Bins, Household Waste Bins, Black Bins, etc) on non-delivery days is an offence under the Environmental Protection Act 1990, and many UK councils have used [Continue Reading]

Rubbish Bin Problems

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016 by sam ash

Can I ask how many people have problems with bins being left out on the streets and pathways? Am I the only one that walks around Kingsway and is surprised by the amount of bins that are just left out (some permanently)? How much effort does it take to move [Continue Reading]

Litter Pick 2015

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015 by Clive

The KRA have organised a community litter pick for this Saturday April 11th. (The 2013 litter-pick was a great success: See Gallery). Please come along, meet some more neighbours, bring the kids… (Hah! We need all the help we can get)! We will be meeting outside the Kingsway Community Centre [Continue Reading]

Plume Plotter

Sunday, April 5th, 2015 by Ash

Clive asked me to write something about Plume Plotter (plumeplotter.com), so here it is: What is Plume Plotter? It’s a website that shows a real-time display of the air pollution from the incinerator at Javelin Park if it existed now. What air pollution? The Council said that the incinerator would [Continue Reading]

Incinerator Insights and Action

Monday, February 23rd, 2015 by Clive

Following our previous discussion about the incinerator (HERE), I read a superb comment made by Julian Powell during a Facebook discussion about this and (with his permission) here it is: The County has a new MBT plant at Bishops Cleeve that deals with 40% of the waste due to go [Continue Reading]

Incinerator News (of a sort)!

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 by Clive

The incinerator has become the latest hot topic in this part of the world for many reasons… (Previous posts on this subject – Javelin Park – Latest). One recently discussed article in the Stroud News & Journal stated: Gloucestershire County Council’s own figures suggest the MAJORITY of waste due to [Continue Reading]

Javelin Park Incinerator: Latest

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 by Clive

I received the latest newsletter from Glosvain with the following news: GlosVAIN AGM 3rd Dec’ GlosVAIN’s 2014 Annual General Meeting will take place on Wednesday 3rd December at 7.30pm at Quedgeley Community Centre. Our chairperson, Sue Oppenheimer will be providing an update on the forthcoming Appeal decision. A great opportunity [Continue Reading]

Kingsway Litter Pick (The Big Tidy Up)

Friday, September 12th, 2014 by Clive

Following the 2013 Litter Pick organised by the Kingsway Residents Association, and having received many enquiries from local folk about a similar exercise, I am pleased to announce that the City Council is working with Quedgeley Parish Council to hold a litter picking event at Kingsway on Monday 27th October [Continue Reading]

Nearly New Sale

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014 by char_willson

We are holding a Nearly New Sale at the Quedgeley Community Centre on Saturday 15 March 2014, from 10am-12pm. Baby, Toddler, Children’s Clothes, Toys and other equipment. Free admission and parking For details of how to book a table (£5 each) please contact Charlotte on totfest@rocketmail.com All funds raised from [Continue Reading]

 

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