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Tuesday, November 05, 2013

Prats of The Week - Amber Valley Borough Council

My thanks to a loyal reader who has suggested which organisation should receive my prestigious, and internationally renowned, Prats of the Week Award. This week it goes to Amber Valley Borough council.

For why?

Just ask the residents of Lower Hartshay, who for at least 20 years have held a bonfire night celebration.

In the days leading up to Bonfire Night locals would dump wood and grass cuttings on a site ready to burn the effigy of Guy Fawkes.

Not this year though, because council officials removed the 6ft high pile of leaves etc; citing the fact that it was "fly tipping", and that no licence had been applied for.

To add insult to injury the council then left police-style tape marking out the ‘environmental crime scene’, along with a sign warning villagers ‘we are watching you’ and threatening a hefty fine.

Resident David Crowder is quoted by the Mail:
"This is an event that brings us together as a community. We have no church, no community centre and, consequently, everyone comes together for this event.

It’s just garden waste and hedge-cuttings.You’ve only got to look at the ground to see there’s a scorch mark."

Amber Valley Borough council well deserving Prats of The Week!

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  1. Tonk.2:41 PM

    It appears to me that the hi-viz bullies are upset because they didn't get their cut (kerching) by way of a license fee.......I rteally don't know who some of these people think they are....They forget they work for us; we should be watching them and fortunately, because of sites like this one, we are!

    Well deserved award.......I bet that, the vast majority of the "winners" of this internationally recognised award, are local authorities.

  2. You'll note that they are another Conservative council...

    1. Tonk.1:42 PM

      The political complexion of a council is not that important; every few years we can change the public faces of the councillors but, no matter who we vote for, the same "officers" are still there, making the same silly decisions and working to their own empire building agenda and their own political agenda.
      I would like it to be that, when we change a council politically, we also change the "officers" too....In my opinion, too many of these "officers" appear to be left wingers trying to scupper any and all attempts by non socialists to get things changed for the better. Common Purpose and all that.