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Cleanglass: council response?

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On 9 Mar 2017 at 8:59am Concerned parent wrote:
Between 8 and 9 am every morning, exactly the time when children are walking up the pavement to school, it is blocked by Cleanglass vans parking across the pavement while they fill up their vans (from a residential house). When are the council going to do something about this? And before Cleanglass come on here saying they dont block the pavement, I have plenty of photographic proof!!!
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On 9 Mar 2017 at 9:21am Guy boy wrote:
Well phone the old bill
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On 9 Mar 2017 at 9:58am Walter wrote:
I imagine the water company would also be interested in a domestic supply being used for business purposes. Unless its metered of course.
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On 9 Mar 2017 at 12:21pm Queenie wrote:
Report through operation crackdown, I believe they have already had a warning from the old bill which they blatantly ignore. Maybe the more people who report will get something more forceful done.
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On 9 Mar 2017 at 3:04pm river boy wrote:
ok next step. you can call in the boy it will cost you. But the job will get done
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On 9 Mar 2017 at 8:46pm Guido wrote:
The state of these verges throughout the winter months are disgusting. The council need to bollard to stop them being destroyed by the likes of Cleanglass and parents collecting/dropping of children.
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On 10 Mar 2017 at 6:18am Annette Curtin-Twitcher wrote:
I wonder if it's legal to run a business like that from a residential premises?
It's not like it's someone doing home hairdressing or running a plumbing business, where they all do is have people arrive at the house or park one vehicle there. It sounds as though there are several vans messing up the local area and the thing of trailing hoses across the pavement every day is causing a nuisance.
Our helpful and efficient planners might possibly be able to do something.
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On 10 Mar 2017 at 8:54am Concerned parent wrote:
Thanks for the responses. I shall be forwarding my photos as appropriate. Shame they just can't stop doing it as they know it causes problems and it can't be nice for people living near them. If their business is successful they should invest some money and get a drive put in.
 
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On 10 Mar 2017 at 11:11am Dixie Normus wrote:
They have a job to do, perhaps a family a feed and require a roof over their head. So what if they fill their water up from the house. So what if they park on the verge, or block the pavement, cross the road and walk on the other side. They haven't got anywhere else to park and probably have to have the van parked there in order to fill up and would be beaten to it by people parking and walking in to lewes or police HQ. Just get on with your own lives and let people go about business.
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On 10 Mar 2017 at 11:41am Parent of Primary Kid wrote:
@dixie.
Typical response from an 'I'm alright Jack' type. We all have to work. It doesn't mean we can do what we like and have NO RESPECT for other people and residents nearby. Are you suggesting nursery and primary school kids, women with buggies etc should cross a busy road, cos Cleanglass think they own the road outside their house? It is already dangerously slippery due to the mud everywhere.
 
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On 10 Mar 2017 at 12:10pm Dixie Normus wrote:
@PoPK - 'I'm alright Jack', not sure you have any idea! But I will warrant you with a response. I know it isn't ideal, but these vans need filling with water for these people to work, therefore just understand a little it isnt all about you
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On 10 Mar 2017 at 12:37pm Parent of Primary Kid wrote:
How about they park correctly on the road and get a longer hose?? It's not rocket science. It's not me I am worried about. It's kids and other people who cant use the pavement. Clearly you are a friend of them
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On 10 Mar 2017 at 1:14pm Fred Dibnah wrote:
Eh up ! Did'st tha' know yer can get a standpipe and meter from Water Board, so ye can fill oop from t'hydrant anywheres. It's what Steamers do.
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On 10 Mar 2017 at 10:42pm Windy wrote:
Who are those window cleaners I see round the town squirting water at windows when it's raining? Do people actually pay to have this done?
 
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On 11 Mar 2017 at 7:31am Miller wrote:
I see your point windy, but they use softened water that leaves no streaks. So it is as effective as if they had cleaned and then a while later it had rained. The bucket, squeegee and shammy is long gone. The new technology is much more effective.


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