I am now 83 years old and walked to my local shop at 6am when it is still dark to collect my daily paper. 

Fortunately, I was carrying a torch as the number of waste bins blocking the pavement was awful. 

At one stage I had to cross the slippery grass verge and walk on the road as the pavement was totally blocked.

What is the matter with this city council when only last year I had to beg them to clear the steps leading to Badger Farm. Is it a plot to ensure that the elderly, people with prams and the disabled stay at home.

J.A. Maguire,
Wavell Way,

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