Archive for Month: July 2015

  • Litter is criminal

    The desire to stamp out litter isn’t just my cause in our house. My husband is as ‘on it’ as me and whilst walking the dog at ridiculous o’clock this morning he came across two youths sitting around a campfire (illegal) in Verulamium Park and surrounded by litter. Although technically it wasn’t litter whilst they…

  • I don’t like cricket, I love it

    What a great end to the week, playing cricket with fellow councillors, family members and residents. It’s a match that has taken place the last 11 years (I believe it was started by Alderman Leech, previously a councillor for Batchwood ward) between councillors and The Friends of Victoria Playing Fields & The Civic Society. I…

  • Whose litter is it anyway?

    The sun shone, the people came, the music played and the spoils got left behind at Glastonbury. This picture sums up what many people seem to think about litter: someone else’s responsibility. It’s not. It’s a criminal offence to litter and fly-tip in the UK and I can only think the couple pictured are smiling…