‘It’s bin a slow morning’ for Uttlesford refuse collectors

PUBLISHED: 14:52 30 December 2010

The dustcart

The dustcart


THIS 26-tonne refuse vehicle came off the road near Lindsell just before Christmas.

The Uttlesford District Council-owned kitchen waste truck stopped to ensure everyone was okay, but had to then continue to ensure it completed its round.

A council spokesman said: “The refuse vehicle was pulled back on to the road with a tow truck from Nashes of Braintree and a local resident also came to assist the crew.

“Our refuse collection crews are a determined lot and once they had got the vehicle back on to the road, they climbed back on board to complete their round.”

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