Home   News   Article

Grantham Journal letter: Mess is sign of the times, sadly


By Grantham Reporter


Last week’s page on fly-tipping, whilst depressing, was sadly a sign of the times.

I walk a lot in various places in the UK and rubbish is everywhere.

For instance, anyone who travels using the A1 will have seen the hundreds if not thousands of tonnes of litter on the verges just between the Trent at Newark and the Cambridgeshire border at Wittering.

Fly-tipping on the disused railway near Denton Reservoir. (8115696)
Fly-tipping on the disused railway near Denton Reservoir. (8115696)

I have tried to have action taken to redress the situation, however Lincolnshire Highways place the responsibility on Highways England and they say it is to dangerous to clear the mess.

Until we are prepared to do more than threaten prison and/or give out really heavy fines then nothing will change.

We taxpayers can ask where our money goes and then be fobbed off with predictable responses.

Name supplied, Allington



COMMENTS
()


Iliffe Media does not moderate comments. Please click here for our house rules.

People who post abusive comments about other users or those featured in articles will be banned.

Thank you. Your comment has been received and will appear on the site shortly.

 

Terms of Comments

We do not actively moderate, monitor or edit contributions to the reader comments but we may intervene and take such action as we think necessary, please click here for our house rules.

If you have any concerns over the contents on our site, please either register those concerns using the report abuse button, contact us here.

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies - Learn More