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Good gardening conditions to blame for sack shortage
GARDEN waste is stacking up at Colchester homes after high demand left recycling bag stocks dry.
Residents have gone more than two months without the white sacks, which are usually dispensed by Colchester Council.
Colchester Council said that ideal gardening conditions caused a greater than anticipated need for the hessian bags.
The authority said that they are chasing an order of sacks and considering changing manufacturers.
Full story in Monday's Gazette.