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Last Minute Rush For Brown Bin Service Exceeds Council Target

15th June 2017

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HIGHLAND Council has seen its target passed for people paying for the brown bin service.

The is charge £30 per year to collect garden waste and 24,030 households have ordered the service.

£30 per bin will raise £754,800 for the Highland council, and exceeds the £660,000 target.

The charge was suggested in the budget negotiations last February with the only alternative being to scrap the service.

The paid service begins on 3rd July

The deadline for purchasing the service was extended for one week.

Householders can still apply to receive the brown bin service after the June 9 deadline, but the council cannot guarantee the permit stickers will be delivered in time for their first collection in July.

 

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