Council response to LCC recycling centre decision

Published May 17, 2019 at 13:56

Rossendale Council has expressed its disappointment about County’s decision to close Haslingden Household Waste Recycling Centre for two days a week. 

Lancashire County Council’s cabinet has also agreed proposals to change opening times to 9am – 5pm all year round.

Responding to the decision, Councillor Jackie Oakes, Portfolio holder for Operations, said:

As a Council, we are very disappointed about this decision. We believe it will contribute  to a rise in fly-tipping which we will have to deal with.

We understand the County Council is facing serious financial challenges but this decision will create severe issues for us as a Council, for our residents and for the borough. We will continue to raise our concerns with our local county councillors.

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