Archive for the ‘Environment’ Category

Rubbish refuse and recycling service

by Nigel Bakhai on 8 May, 2012

Please find below a copy of the text of my speech to the May 2012 special council meeting into the problems with the new waste and recycling contract:- Mr Mayor, I rise to second the Lib Dem amendment Rubbish That’s the first word that comes to mind when residents are asked what they think of […]

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Question Would the portfolio holder please provide details of any council correspondence with Thames Water over resolving the issue of flooding in and around St Margaret’s Road in Hanwell earlier this year? Answer According to our records neither Customer Services nor the Highways department have received any enquiries from residents regarding flooding issues on St […]

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Elthorne ward forum budget 2011-2012

by Nigel Bakhai on 3 October, 2011

Since 2008, Elthorne has been allocated a ward forum budget every year to spend on local environmental, transport, town centre regeneration or other projects in the area. In 2010-2011, Elthorne had a budget of £40,000 and some of the funds from the ward forum went towards an alleygating scheme in Deans Road, establishing a new centre for providing arts in […]

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Question How many out of hours calls have been made to the new Grimebusters hotline in the three months since its introduction? How much has been spent on the new Grimebusters hotline in the three months since its introduction? Answer The following number of out of hour’s calls have been received on the Grimebusters hotline. […]

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Cuts in Park Rangers & Envirocrime Prevention Officers

by Nigel Bakhai on 1 February, 2011

Please find below the text of my speech to the Ealing Council meeting in February 2011 regarding the proposed cuts in numbers of Park Ranger and Envirocrime Prevention officers. Mr Mayor. I would like to second Cllr Malcolm’s amendment. Like many of my constituents who represented local groups such as the Brent River and Canal […]

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Envirocrime Report

by Nigel Bakhai on 29 January, 2011

Labour-run Ealing Council has recently announced plans to reduce the number of Envirocrime Prevention officers who deal with issues like flytipping and illegal street trading in the borough. As a result of these changes, the number of ward based Envirocrime officers will be reduced from 20 down to 11 which will mean that going forward most will have […]

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