Local Counicllor welcomes news that bin charges will not begin next month


It's reported this morning that pay-by-weight bin charges won't now kick in next month.

The cost-by-kilo plan was due to apply from January with people opting in before July.

However the system is now being seen as too inflexible and more time is to be given to coming up with a range of pricing options.

Communications Minister Denis Naughten will deliver the message to his cabinet colleagues today.

Local Councillor Patrick McGowan has been raising the issue extensively and he is delighted with the news coming to the fore this morning ...