Fly-tipping an utter disgrace

I AM disgusted with the state of Rogerstone recently.

I was walking my dog along the alley at the back of Wern Industrial Estate when I came across a pile of trash, obviously from a house clearance. This is not an isolated incident. Someone is clearly just reversing a van down the ramp and dumping things. We need a locked gate at the top of the ramp (with either a kissing gate or stile for pedestrians). I do not expect the council to act, though. A few weeks ago, at the other side of the industrial estate at the back of Wern Terrace, I discovered a pile of dumped tyres. I called the council and the rather unhelpful member of staff said they would not be getting anyone out until after the weekend. It was not until I pointed out that the area was the favourite hangout of drinking under-age teens and there may well be trouble that they bothered to send anyone out. It is not just Newport council that is not interested. When Labour were first elected to Rogerstone Council, I contacted them about these issues, but was ignored. Surely it is about time that the council spent a tiny bit of money to make the area more pleasant?

Helen Bennett, Rogerstone

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8:37pm Wed 5 Sep 12

chris227 says...

your lucky you live in rogerstone most of newport is now so run down now you could put a municipal tip in the town centre and no one would notice
your lucky you live in rogerstone most of newport is now so run down now you could put a municipal tip in the town centre and no one would notice chris227
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11:43am Thu 6 Sep 12

Owain Vaughan says...

Got to love comments that consist of nothing more than grammatically-incorr
ect hyperbole!
Got to love comments that consist of nothing more than grammatically-incorr ect hyperbole! Owain Vaughan
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2:36pm Tue 18 Sep 12

Arco2012 says...

Better get used to Labour ignoring you Ms Bennett!
Better get used to Labour ignoring you Ms Bennett! Arco2012
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