Laura Sharman 09 March 2018

Council ends street enforcement trial early

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Gwynedd Council has announced its litter enforcement trial is being terminated earlier than planned due to ‘operational issues’.

The 12-month pilot, undertaken with Kingdom Services Group, has been halted early by mutual agreement. The council’s cabinet member, cllr Gareth Griffith said: ‘As part of the efforts to respond to this message, the Council agreed to undertake a 12-month trial with a private company to carry out additional enforcement work on our behalf.

‘Unfortunately, due to a number of operational issues, the trial with Kingdom was temporarily halted at an early stage. Following discussions with the company, Kingdom have taken a commercial decision to terminate the partnership with the council.’

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