Welwyn Garden City OAP not had bin emptied for seven weeks

A DISABLED elderly woman has been left “stressed out” after being overlooked for bin collections for SEVEN weeks.

Steve Kibler, of Great Ley, WGC, whose 80-year-old mum Jeannine lives in Warren Dale, also in WGC, said: “Without counting garden rubbish my mum has had nothing taken away for seven weeks.

“I regard it as a health and safety issue.

“She’s made five phone calls to the council.”

Mrs Kibler is registered with the council to receive assisted bin collections, but Mr Kibler said: “Bags are stacking up outside her front door.”


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He added: “I find it outrageous and disgraceful – she is being continually fobbed off.

“They’re [binmen] so bloody lazy they can’t even be bothered to shut a bin lid.”

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Mr Kibler said he was irritated by council statements claiming the new recycling and refuse regime was going well.

He said: “I don’t like people being misled.

“We all pay for these services and my mum is starting to get really stressed out about it.”

Mr Kibler said unless a solution was found quickly he would “start dumping his rubbish in the street” in protest.

A spokeswoman for Welwyn Hatfield Council said: “At the moment Serco are still investigating the exact circumstances and the exact situation.”

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