Roy Beggs MLA who had served as a Councillor for 10 years has expressed disappointment at the number of complaints he has received over Carrickfergus Borough Council’s failure to provide a reliable bin collection service.
Roy Beggs MLA said, “I have received a number of complaints from the Greenisland and Carrickfergus areas were there has been a failure to complete the waste collection service on the nominated day. This is inconveniencing residents and results in bins remaining on the street for an unduly long period with the associated additional risks to pedestrians and the environment. Subsequent unplanned collections must also be adding cost to ratepayers. I would urge Council staff to refocus on the needs of local residents and to ensure that the essential waste collection service is provided in a professional punctual manner in the future”.