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District councillor calls out "dismal collection service" and "flimsy excuses" after meeting
General News SA Sam Acourt June 10, 2022 288
South Hams District Councillor John Birch has said that FCC Environment delivered a "dismal collection service" and "flimsy excuses" after a special meeting to discuss their conduct. ...
Special meeting to discuss "disappointing and disgraceful" bin collection held today
General News SA Sam Acourt Updated June 08, 2022 461
District councillors have expressed their anger at FCC Environment at a special meeting to discuss the wide-ranging issues with bin collection. 
SHDC demands waste contractor rectify the current situation
General News SA Sam Acourt Updated June 08, 2022 841
South Hams District Council has written to FCC Environment "demanding that they rectify the situation as a matter of priority".
Rubbish day affected by Jubilee Weekend - check your collection dates
General News SA Sam Acourt June 01, 2022 130
The Jubilee Bank Holiday Weekend will affect your waste collection day - check your collection dates.
VIDEO: Driver and dog escape as waste truck bursts into flames
General News SA Sam Acourt April 29, 2022 532

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A driver and his dog managed to escape after a waste collection truck burst into flames near Modbury. 
SHDC releases open letter following "pathetic" brown bin collections
General News SA Sam Acourt Updated April 20, 2022 554
South Hams District Council have released an open letter after one councillor called the current brown bin collection "pathetic". 
Reminder: South Hams District Council's festive season waste and recycling dates
General News SA Sam Acourt December 30, 2021 603
South Hams District Council has reminded people of the current waste and recycling collection dates around the festive season and the flurry of bank holidays. 
No brown bin collection until at least spring 2022
General News SA Sam Acourt Updated October 18, 2021 2632
South Hams District Council has “reluctantly agreed” to continue the suspension of the garden waste collections until spring 2022.
Garden waste collection suspended until at least the middle of October
General News SA Sam Acourt September 20, 2021 384
South Hams District Council and its contractor FCC Environment have made the reluctant decision to keep the suspension of all garden waste collections in place and say "residents will...
Suspension of SHDC's garden waste collection will be extended at Executive meeting
General News SA Sam Acourt Updated September 24, 2021 1532
Residents can watch or listen into a meeting of South Hams Executive next week, where the council’s Executive and officers will be holding FCC Environment to account, as they...
SHDC opposition group calls for termination of recycling contract
General News SA Sam Acourt Updated August 25, 2021 617
The group of opposition councillors at South Hams District Council today released a statement saying that they plan to call for the cancellation of the current waste contract. ...
SHDC has moved to separate two reasons for recycling issues currently plaguing the council
General News SA Sam Acourt Updated August 18, 2021 604
South Hams District Councillor John Birch released a statement that said that FCC Environment "still fails to fulfil its contractual obligations" and it was time for the contractor to...
SHDC suspends garden waste collections for at least four weeks
General News SA Sam Acourt Updated August 16, 2021 663

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South Hams District Council's recycling and waste contractor, FCC Environment, has asked the council to suspend all garden waste collections from today.
Driver shortages still causing issues with waste collections
General News SA Sam Acourt August 12, 2021 515
South Hams District Council is "experiencing disruption to some waste and recycling collection services due to driver shortages".
Self-isolation has meant waste collections have been missed
General News SA Sam Acourt July 21, 2021 500
A number of areas in the South Hams have had missed waste and recycling collections this week after a number of FCC Collections staff have been told to self-isolate...
Missed recycling collections drops by 75% but 64 households still being missed every day
General News SA Sam Acourt Updated July 08, 2021 312
The number of households reporting missed recycling collections has dropped 75 percent since the peak, but 64 a day are still not receiving a service.
FOI request reveals that new recycling system is costing £400k/year more than before
General News SA Sam Acourt Updated July 05, 2021 527
A freedom of information request has revealed that the current Super Recycling System is costing £400,000 a year more than the previous service. 
Recycling problems expected to continue until end of year, as councillor tells public they can't sack waste company
General News SA Sam Acourt Updated June 21, 2021 1862
SHDC has been told that recycling contractor FCC Environment is expecting a "long term solution" to the collections issues "before the end of 2021", meanwhile South Hams Councillor Julian...
FCC Environment releases new statement following SHDC meeting
General News SA Sam Acourt Updated June 11, 2021 473
The company in charge of the new Super Recycling Service for SHDC has released a new statement following yesterday's council meeting. 
Super Recycling System is still failing 1,000 households a day
General News SA Sam Acourt Updated June 15, 2021 440
The Super Recycling System run by FCC Environment on behalf of SHDC is still failing 1,000 households a day according to South Hams Councillor Julian Brazil. ...
Councillor says "levels of incompetence are jaw dropping" surrounding new Super Recycling Service
General News SA Sam Acourt Updated May 28, 2021 1815

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South Hams District Councillor Julian Brazil has said the "levels of incompetence are jaw dropping" surrounding the new Super Recycling Service, which he called "a shambles". ...
Trucks too big as new Super Recycling system causes chaos across the South Hams
General News SA Sam Acourt Updated October 11, 2021 1306

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Trucks being too big for the lanes in the South Hams has been one of the problems causing problems in the South Hams as the Super Recycling service is...
Changes to recycling collections because of Easter - check yours
General News SA Sam Acourt March 30, 2021 399

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Easter is coming up at the end of this week, check how it will affect your waste and recycling collection.
Brown bin is not collected for FIVE MONTHS
General News SA Sam Acourt Updated March 26, 2021 744

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South Hams resident has been trying to get her brown bin collected for FIVE MONTHS. 
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