Garden waste collections suspended in Exeter as councils report slide in staffing levels across UK


 

A shortage of HGV drivers brought about by the pandemic and self-isolation rules has meant garden waste collections in Exeter have been suspended. Collection of the waste bins stopped this week, although the council said it was aiming to resume the service later in the month. It said the staffing issues it was experiencing were being mirrored in councils up and down the country. David Harvey, lead councillor for city management said: “We are prioritising household and recycling collections. “We […]