Ryall binman defecation resident gets compensation

Related Stories

A man has received £1,000 compensation after a binman defecated on his driveway.

It happened at a property in Ryall, Worcestershire, in January.

The resident, who did not want to be named, complained because before the man defecated on his drive there had been two previous incidents of binmen urinating in the same spot.

Malvern Hills District Council, which paid out the money, has already disciplined the binman.

The authority said the issue of a lack of toilet facilities for staff who are on the road all day was "a sensitive one, particularly in rural areas".

A spokesman said the council was reviewing current practices to see if any improvements could be made.

He said the authority accepted full responsibility and "took immediate action by sending out an operative to make sure the area was cleaned and sanitised".

More on This Story

Related Stories

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Hereford & Worcester

Weather

Worcester

18 °C 9 °C

Features

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.