Councillor pays for bin
A new grit bin has been installed in Russell Court, Chesham, thanks to county councillor Mark Shaw. RESIDENTS are prepared for icy weather thanks to a councillor forking out for a new grit bin.
A bin has been installed in Russell Court, Chesham, thanks to county councillor Mark Shaw paying £450 out of his community leaders’ fund.
Bucks County Council will ensure the grit bin is always full during periods of bad weather.
Mr Shaw said: “After being approached by residents shortly after being elected to the county council, over their concerns that during bad weather they didn’t have access to the grit bins, I looked into how one could be provided for them. After looking at several different possibilities I was delighted that I could arrange for one to be installed through my county council community leaders’ fund. Hopefully the installation of the bin will make it safer and more easily accessible for residents in Russell Court to get to and from their homes.”
Each county councillor has a community leaders’ fund of approximately £2,500 that they can spend on communityled initiatives.