Consultation is underway over plans to close the much-used local household waste and recycling site in Wadhurst. Councillor Bob Standley explains why he believes this to be a short-sighted cutback.
Whilst mindful of the pressures on the County
Council’s finances, the proposal to close our local Household Recycling Site – ‘The Tip’ – is, I believe, short sighted.
The nearest alternative, open all day Saturday and Sunday, is a 20-mile round trip in Heathfield.
My principal concerns that such an ill-conceived measure would bring are: