Volunteers - Humberside area

We are based just outside Scunthorpe in North Lincolnshire, we have been aggregating and shipping aid since Tuesday 1st March. We are the aggregation and sorting centre for North Lincolnshire Council as well as various other local community groups. The sorting and storage work is self-funded and we are supported by a team of volunteers and donations from other local businesses.

This week, Monday 7th March to Saturday 12th March, we will be collecting, sorting and shipping aid to various destinations across the border area and hopefully getting link ups into Ukraine itself. We need volunteers to support us at Scunthorpe, van drivers, sorters, forklift/telehandler operators to keep our operations moving. Please contact us on 07908 290833 or email [email protected] if you can help...Thanks in advance.

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Man fined £300 for bonfire-related waste offences

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Written by William Kellett from Agriland

A man has pleaded guilty at Newtownards Magistrates’ Court to waste offences relating to a bonfire next to the electrical sub-station on the Circular Road in Newtownards, Co. Down.

Gareth Gill (51) of Abbot’s Walk, Newtownards pleaded guilty to two charges under the Waste and Contaminated Land (Northern Ireland) Order 1997, for which he was fined £150 each and ordered to pay a £15 offender’s levy

On June 25, 2018, PSNI officers went to Gill’s yard, where they found a large amount of waste consisting of scrap wood, pallets, carpet and underlay.

Discussion with Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) officers confirmed the site...