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Drive to hide rubbish bins out of sight

16 August 2013 Last updated at 21:28 BST

New housing developments in England should include sufficient space to store household bins out of view of the street, the government has said.

The government is trying to tackle the problem of bins left out on the streets. Ministers insist new housing developments in England should include sufficient space to store household bins out of view of the street.

Communities Secretary Eric Pickles said the proliferation of wheelie bins had created a "blot on the landscape".

Mike Sergeant reports.