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Inconsiderate parking preventing crews from emptying bins in Rugby

Rugby Editorial 23rd May, 2023   0

INCONSIDERATE parking is preventing bins in Rugby from being emptied.

Crews have asked residents to park carefully, after a rise in the number of bins missed as a result of limited access.

With more people now working from home and others leaving their cars all day while at work, more cars are being parked in a way that makes it difficult for recycling, garden waste, and refuse collection vehicles to pass.

Claire Preston, Rugby Borough Council’s Chief Officer for Operations and Traded Services, said: “Our crews will always do their best to collect your rubbish, but badly parked vehicles are making the job much harder.




“Remember, if there isn’t room for our trucks there may not be enough room for a fire engine either.

“We know it’s convenient for residents to park outside their homes, but we would ask people to consider access for larger vehicles when deciding where to park.”


The council is asking residents to park close to the kerb, leave enough room for waste collection vehicles to pass, and leave extra room near junctions and corners.

The council said it could not guarantee to return to collect bins missed where the crews could not gain access.

Visit www.rugby.gov.uk/binday to check bin collection days.

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