All Albert Stewart wanted to do was help householders keep their streets looking clean and clear of clutter.Say what?
But the binman has been removed from the round he has worked for 33 years – for picking up too much rubbish.
I wonder if money was involved?
The 60-year-old took away extra bin bags left beside overflowing wheelie bins, which council bosses say is against strict refuse rules.My god, Albert! You're taking food out of the mouths of diversity outreach co-ordinaters and anti-smoking consultancy managers!
Householders caught leaving rubbish outside wheelie bins can be fined up to £1,000.
No wonder the council was upset with you...
A spectacularly useless spokesperson was wheeled out to explain the council action and did so, unwittingly revealing just how the council views itself and its
A spokesman for West Lancashire Borough Council said residents were asked not to put out black bags next to their wheelie bins because it attracted vermin.If Albert takes the bags away, thay aren't there to attract vermin, are they?
Binmen were instructed not to take the bags away because it encouraged residents to break the rules.
And 'the rules'? Have you forgotten what the binmen are for? They are there to take away the rubbish, not ensure households stick to 'rules' made up by unelected officials, usually in Brussels!