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  1. hi guys this is my first post. I appoligise if I accidently break rules. Background I been using a waste disposal broker for my sandwich bar. All was going well until I received an over loading invoice which had 2 dates that i had apparently over loaded. Charge amount 69.05 10/01/2018 overload by 25kg = £5.25+vat was using 660ltre bin allowance 42kg 31/01/2018 overloaded by 249kg = £52.29+vat was using 1100ltre bin allowance 70kg Total = £69.05 between these 2 dates I had actually received a larger bin so when the collection happened on the 10/01/2018 i was using a
  2. Now see them here at home https://www.theguardian.com/environment/gallery/2017/jun/27/ocean-plastic-pollution-scotland-in-pictures
  3. I took out a Unsecured Personal Loan with Halifax online in December 2011. I was NEVER asked questions like, can you afford the payments, are you employed/unemployed, and I certainly was not asked about my income. This have got so bad I am currently on an IVA - Halifax increased the IVA from 5 years to 6 years forcing me to pay for longer. I am now wondering if bankruptcy is the best option. Do I have a claim that Halifax lent to me irresponsibly without going through my finances first?
  4. Two days ago my niece asked me to look at her 9 year old daughters laptop as it had locked up and was asking for money to be unlocked. She said it happened while she was watching a YouTube video of Britains Got Talent. What she had was a particularly nasty virus known as 'Ransomware'. It locks the computer and demands money to 'unblock' the computer so it can be used again. Like most, this one came in the guise of an official site with lots of police badges and the name Metropolitan Police, it accused her of distributing child porn and wanted £100 to be paid by Paypoint. Luckily at h
  5. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3531956/2bn-fiasco-huge-recycling-plant-dumped-Hundreds-workers-facing-sack-PFI-facility-shut-leaving-thousands-tons-waste-destined-landfill.html It occured to me after reading the article linked above, that we have sleep walked into a environmental nightmare, where efforts to reduce effects on the planet have been at huge cost, but not done in an intelligent way, so they are sustainable. We have created industries producing wheelie bins, recycling boxes/bags, recycling lorries, new council services etc. It would be interesting if someone prod
  6. Did anyone see this programme last night ? http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b06nzl76/hughs-war-on-waste-episode-1 It was really good and I was shocked to see the unnecessary waste not just by households but by Supermarkets and Fast Food Chains. Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall has a blog where he encourages us to help force Supermarkets to reduce the waste. https://wastenotuk.com/ He interviewed a Parsnip farmer and was astonished to see how many of these were rejected because they were "cosmetically challenged" . Apparently the Farmer had a contract with Morrisons
  7. I recently got a notice to pay a £75 fine in the next few days to stop a court summons, however i had not received the FPN, and this was my first notification of it, I rung my council to speak with the most rude, abrupt person i have had the displeasure of speaking to, the letter was dated the 13th November, however between the 10-16th i was not in the country, however he magically comes out with saying the offence occurred on the 5th, i ask him for evidence, he refuses, and then says i need to dispute it, i said how can i dispute something i, have not received and have had no evidence for,
  8. Hi guys My wife has a phone on contract with Virgin Mobile (Galaxy S5) and has had no issues up until recently for the past 6 weeks she has been restricted on numerous occasions what has happened is she recently changed her number as she was getting alot of spam messages and calls so they actually sent her a new sim card and promised a new number and her tarrif would be swapped over. So she received the new Sim popped it into her phone and obviously thought her tarriff would be there and started using it as normal up until again her phone was restricted and when she phoned up they sa
  9. Has anyone experienced the Barclay's / Woolwich mortgage fiasco my mother and brother experienced. i) Applied for a right to buy mortgage for £43,000 (£60,000 + equity in the house) and paid £100's upfront for searches, valuation, solicitors etc. ii) Woolwich then requested a deposit £2,400 - we agreed and paid further costs for I.D. checks etc. iii) Then they changed their minds and wanted £4,300 - we agreed and paid more solicitor fees. iv) Then they said my brother's income wasn't enough. v) Why we asked - They would take my mothers out goings in to account but not
  10. hello. I have been on pip for a year now high rate mobility and standard care. I had a change of circumstance so had another assessment. I got 0 points mobility because they said I walked 30-40m to the room. it was 5 m. so I checked google earth and the whole building is 3 cars wide. also I told her I could only move 5 m at a time and she said I need in minutes. I said 1 minute. she put down 2-3 minutes. what is going on at atos. it was a physio that saw me. what can I do please.
  11. As always, hoping you can offer me some advice. Had an IVA from 2005-2010, completed it in full and never missed a payment. Got my certificate of completion at the end, all good. Since then I have had a few successful CC's, again never missed a payment, top credit score of 999. Took out a Barclays business account in 2011 as a sole trader, IVA posed no problem at all, never had a problem with any business account. Converted sole trader to Ltd company recently and applied to Natwest for business account and after waiting over a month for my account, they tell me that bec
  12. I have noticed on the bill Thames Water have a charge for waste water to be treated. Was this always the case but not itemised? As I have never seen this on a bill before. Seems like an extra revenue source has been created to squeeze consumers pockets further. Thanks.
  13. i have registered a domain with them. with every domain comes nameservers and dns. when i tried configuring the dns, its not on my dashboard and they charge 800 for dns whereas other companies like bigrock which is my prime service provider gives dns for free. i mailed their help e-mail address and they said they cant help me with it, i need to contact the complaint department. i have sent them 3 mails and have called too, but all in vain. i dont want my money back. atleast people shouldnot take their service. crazydomains or crazy domains is a waste company. thanks.
  14. HI There I am wanting some advice about issues I have been having with the council who refuse to properly investigate a complaint i have made. In short, several months pregnant in March I had an issue with a waste collection on bin day who said he would help with the bin. On returning down the road, he flipped his middle finger at me, they flashed their hazards and left me standing on the end of the road. this wasn't the first altercation i have had with this collection team who had taken a dislike to my family This was one of many examples where the waste team had been (deliberately)
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