Archive for the ‘Environment’ Category

Consultation begins on Trumpers Way 24hr Coaches Ban

by Nigel Bakhai on 25 February, 2014

Residents and businesses are being consulted about a new controlled parking scheme to restrict HGVs and coaches from parking in Trumpers Way in Hanwell. A resident in Lambourn Close, Humes Avenue came to my advice surgery back in June 2013 to complain that coaches parking in Trumpers Way were waking her family and her neighbours up when starting […]

Read more    Leave a comment

Question Please give a breakdown of the number of missed rubbish and recycling collections by ward by month since April 2013 Answer Elthorne data   Apr-13 May-13 Jun-13 Jul-13 Aug-13 Black sack 44 28 27 52 34 Food Box 41 42 37 52 33 Garden 240 wheelie bin 7 8 11 15 7 Garden Bio […]

Read more    Leave a comment

Question Please give a breakdown of the number of repeat and reissued collections by ward by month since April 2012. Answer No. Reissued No. Reissued twice No.Reissued three times Apr-12 15 11   May-12 53 62 16 Jun-12 77 8   Jul-12 124 21   Aug-12 2868 2361   Sep-12 158 69   Oct-12 86 […]

Read more    Leave a comment

Work to start on Church Road/ Uxbridge Road Junction

by Nigel Bakhai on 21 December, 2013

Following a successful public consultation earlier this year, Ealing Council are due to start works at the Uxbridge Road / Church Road junction on 20th January 2014. As someone who lives close to this junction and crosses Church Road on a daily basis, I know how dangerous it is and have long campaigned for safe […]

Read more    Leave a comment

Question There was a shortage of white sacks for plastics recycling in November. Has that issue now been resolved and have additional sacks been ordered to meet any increase in demand from the recent publicity campaign to promote plastics recycling? Answer The issue regarding the shortage of white plastics sacks has been resolved, and all […]

Read more    Leave a comment

Repairing pavements in Elthorne

by Nigel Bakhai on 18 November, 2013

Over the last three years Ealing council has agreed to spend £350k on new footpaths in Townholm Crescent, Shirley Gardens, Rosedale Close and Jessamine Road in Elthorne. This is good news for the residents in these roads but only the lucky few are chosen for inclusion in the annual footpath renewal programme. I estimate that […]

Read more    1 Comment

I have recently campaigned against plans by the Shell garage in Church Road in Hanwell for a new 24 hour licence to sell alcohol seven days a week. I wrote to the Licensing team at Ealing Council to register my objections to the application: “Please can I register my objection against this application in the strongest possible terms on the […]

Read more    Leave a comment

No improvement to failed cleaning contract

by Nigel Bakhai on 15 October, 2013

Please find below a copy of my speech to the October 2013 council meeting on the subject of rubbish and recycling services in Ealing: After 18 months of poor services, residents have had enough. No more excuses. Enterprise bosses may have come and gone but no-one at Ealing Council has taken responsibility for the failures […]

Read more    Leave a comment

Question How much sponsorship income did the council raise in 2012/13 for maintaining flower baskets, or public open spaces in the borough? How does the council promote these green spaces for sponsorship? Answer As of 4th April 2013 the Council’s annual income for roundabout, planter and small open space sponsorship was £22,500. There are currently […]

Read more    Leave a comment

Question How much has the council spent or expecting to spend on legal fees in the event of a legal challenge by Hanwell Community Forum to the Warren Farm development? Answer Whilst we have had a pre-emptive notice of action, the actual reason may change or have a greater focus on a particular area, therefore […]

Read more    Leave a comment