‘Treat the area with respect’ – Council request from Sally Oak students when they go home for the summer.

Birmingham city councilors have urged students to stay on the streets Sally Oak Clean up on your way home for the summer next week. About 100 tons of garbage Was flipped as a student University of Birmingham Went out of the area this time last year.

The massive annual student emissions often lead to a dramatic increase in the number of students left to rot on city streets. Garbage, discarded furniture and used mattresses have been lying around for the past two years. Thrown on the streets Locals say the dirt attracts rats and leaves a “terrible smell” in the air.

The area – with more than 10,000 students – was last year. Fed up, locals have dubbed it ‘Smiley Oak’.. But councilors have insisted. It’s not all the students’ fault. – With some landlords who litter the streets.

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A pile of rubbish on Dowlish Road, Sally Oak, July 4, 2021.
(Photo: Matthew Loft House / SWNS)

Birmingham City Council Urges students to ‘treat the area with respect’ before they expect another busy week for the council’s waste collection team. County Environment Chief Majid Mahmood said: “The departure of students at the end of the school year is always accompanied by a growing demand for our garbage collection and street cleaning teams. Was cleared. Departure period.

“Every year we invest in extra resources and work with it. Comprehensive classroom And student organizations – but ultimately students and their landlords need to treat their local areas with respect because everyone living in the area expects clean roads.

“If anyone sees any emerging issues, we will ask them to contact us so that we can work with relevant individuals and organizations to address any issues.”

Thousands of people in Birmingham, Black Country and Solihull are suffering because of the crisis of life. People who are already on the bread line are being crushed by rising energy, food and fuel bills.

On the food front line, campaigners and charities are reporting record levels of demand and need while donations are drying up. Pensioners, working poor, young parents trying to keep families together and vulnerable people in shelters and hostels are among those facing the scorching heat.

But together we can make a difference.

We have joined the forces. Active Wellbeing Society They help connect the excellent network of food banks, food pantries, community projects, PSU-Fail Cafe, Iman and civic organizations offering free or cheap food in Birmingham, Black Country and Solihull.

We have together. Announced #FoodSOS.

Local councils, social services and schools are doing what they can to help those most in need. Government payments, rebates and grants are helping. But there is still a disappointing shortcoming.

There are three ways you can help.

Donate your money. Through the Community JustGiving Collection. One penny will go to the food front line to fund food and essentials.

Donate food. For your nearest community food operation

Donate your TIME. Volunteer to help food banks, collect food, cook or serve food to customers in cafes, or distribute parcels. If you are a community group or corporate organization that would like to sign up together, please get in touch.

Please click if you need help. Map of #FoodSOS To find a place near you.

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Thanks together we can make a difference. #FoodSOS

In July 2021, The Streets Of Sally Oak Are Littered With Rubbish.
In July 2021, the streets of Sally Oak are littered with rubbish.
(Photo: Birmingham Mail)

Shocking photos taken this time last year show the streets. Sally Oak With locals saying they were “very embarrassed” to invite visitors. Over the next week, students at a nearby university in Birmingham will either leave their homes and return home for the summer or move to a new property in the area.

A. University of Birmingham The spokesperson said: “We work with our local councilors, our Guild of Students and our students in private residences to help keep Sally Oak clean at the end of each academic year.

“Our active community warden team, representing staff and students, works with residents to share advice on bin collection, charitable donations, recycling and upcycling. We are very proud of our ‘Junk Busters’ initiative. Is where household items are donated to the British Heart Foundation. Since 2011, our students have raised more than £ 135,000 for charity through this scheme.

“Together with the council’s waste department, we make sure that a large amount of waste is being collected, welcoming additional mobile home recycling centers. We also liaise with landowners, wherever they are. Coins help and remind them of their responsibility to the area.

Pictures Taken Last Year Show 100 Tons Of Rubbish Being Dumped On The Streets By Students In Birmingham.
Pictures taken last year show 100 tons of rubbish being dumped on the streets by students in Birmingham.
(Photo: Birmingham Mail)

A spokesman for the university’s 36,000-student union – Guild of Students, said: “The Guild of Students’ community wardens work to make Sally Oak a safer, cleaner, greener, more integrated community. June 10 to July 8. , He goes to Sally Oak every week to run a project called ‘Junk Busters’.

“Every year, during the tenancy business period, he collects unwanted clothing, books and household items to raise money for the British Heart Foundation – since 2011, he has raised more than 5 135,000.

“They have collected two so far and collected more than 50 bags. Community wardens are working with the council to help clear the streets after students have gone out, including garbage collection and students. This includes giving advice on how to manage your waste. “

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