A stretch of pavement in Narborough Road has been a dumping ground for household and business waste for years. As part of our ongoing Grot Spot campaign, LeicestershireLive visited the stretch of the busy shopping street near its junction with Hinckley Road, where illegally dumped waste can often be found. During our visit we found bin bags and packaging, including a large piece of cardboard. Business managers in the area said Leicester City Council’s environmental health team were well aware of the ongoing problem and that things had improved in recent years but the problem refused to go away completely. Ali Jhan, manager of Antalya, a Turkish restaurant at 3-5 Narborough Road, said: “There’s been rubbish dumped there like that for weeks. People just go there and dump stuff. “The problem used to be even worse about four or five months ago – there was probably three times as much mess as there is now. “It’s being left outside the unused land next door, which is currently for sale. The site itself doesn’t look great either. “Overall, I don’t think Leicester is too bad for dumped rubbish – I know Birmingham well and that’s much worse.” Sat Channa is the… Read full this story
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