Recycling – How Green Are You?

by David Broad I have always wondered what happens to those waste bags that are so noisily collected at 6 am; and thanking my lucky stars I live in Hammersmith and don’t have to sort everything into six different waste categories as I would have to in some other boroughs. How is it we can…

Lyric Square Clean Up

12 January Continuing our campaign the clean-up Lyric Square, we held a meeting with Greg Smith Deputy Council Leader and Cabinet Member for Residents Services and senior Council Officials. We were told that the long-term option to replace the stained, porous York Stone is dependent on funding being available.  In the short term, the results…

Fly-tipping and cleaner streets

The Fly-Tipping Sub-Committee at its first meeting this month discussed priorities over the whole field of litter, fly-tipping and rubbish collection. Uncollected commercial rubbish languishing on pavements emerged as a burning concern. Greg Smith, the Councillor responsible for the current ‘ Cleaner Borough’ Campaign has offered to join a walk-about with Sub-Committee members. The plan…

Lyric Square Paving

At the BRA AGM several members, including Toni Raybould, raised the state of Lyric Square complaining that it was dirty and greasy. On behalf of members we raised the problem with Councillors. The first to respond was Councillor Stephen Cowan who supported our complaint. Greg Smith, Councillor for Town ward, Deputy Council Leader and Cabinet…