Weeds 1 York Council 0
The York Council has now acknowledged that weed control in the City in general – and Acomb in particular – has been inadequate this summer.
They are even suggesting that the contractor who was supposed to treat the weed growth may not have been doing the job correctly.
This will come as no surprise to residents with weeds in some streets now over 3 feet tall.
One of the biggest problem areas are the forecourts of rented garages,
which have been badly neglected by the Housing Department.
It is not just weed growth, damaged perimeter fences and poor surfaces that plague the garage areas, many are subject to dumping.
Time, we think, for the Housing Department to invest some of its £12.7 million surplus in raising standards in our estates.