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A temporary shortage of staff at the Department of Environmental Health led to a delay in garbage collection on several areas this week.
Garbage piled up by the roadside in the eastern districts over the festive period with equipment failure blamed for more delays in residential collections.
Inmates from Her Majesty’s prison will pitch in to help solid waste crews keep up with garbage collection. Officials say the temporary arrangement will help prevent a repeat of last year’s holiday trash backup while the Department of Environmental Health works on a permanent fix to staff shortages and absenteeism.
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