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As high­lighted in last week’s Talk of the Town, the prob­lem of va­grants tak­ing refuse bags put out for mu­nic­i­pal col­lec­tion and open­ing them in the bush oc­curs around Port Al­fred. We pho­tographed this mess in the bush on the Miles Street/Hill Street bend. Lo­cal res­i­dent Johnny Scholtz first raised the is­sue more than three years ago. It was cleaned up then, but the prob­lem keeps re­cur­ring. Even a makeshift fence on the verge has not de­terred the va­grants. Nd­lambe Mu­nic­i­pal­ity did not re­spond to a re­quest for com­ment

Pic­ture: JON HOUZET

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