Big Clean Up In Southampton
After the rubbish mountains last year due to the bin strikes, Southampton City Council is spending £100k on a deep clean.
Southampton City Council has announced that we will have a city wide council clean up of Southampton, in order to get the streets looking spick and span after last Summer's bin strikes.
Dozens of young people will also be given the chance to join in the cleaning operation in order gain to work experience.
The £100,000 clean up will take place over several weeks and is being funded from a VAT tax rebate that the council has recently received from HMRC for commercial waste collections in the past.
In his blog, Councillor Jeremy Moulton says: "This is great news for Southampton and the clean will mean we can tackle the harder to reach places like hedges and back alleys and have a proper deep clean of the city."