Despite the return of the snow, my mail box is now dominated not by road and pavement conditions (although they do still feature strongly!) but by an ever-increasing annoyance at the complete lack of rubbish collection in many residential streets ...
... including in Cowan Road, I should hasten to add :-(
And what's really got people's backs up is that ridiculous statement from a couple of weeks ago saying that all services were due to run again on Monday 13th December!
Well - for the whole of last week I saw not one collection of rubbish in my own street, and I know all too well from my mail box that it has been the same picture for thousands of residents right across Ward 9.
With Christmas Day looming - and all that means in terms of packaging etc. I really do think that some serious attention should be paid to making sure that every residential bin is emptied before the end of this Friday.
If that doesn't happen, parts of Edinburgh are going to be in a terrible state throughout the holiday period ...
... not to mention just how annoying it is for local tax-payers when their Council can't even collect the bins :-((