The money to the memorial charity was used in the upkeep of the memorials to the disaster. The NCB had received a range of estimated costs for removing the tips, from £1.014 million to £3.4 million. Robens informed HM Treasury that the cost would be £3 million, and informed them that the NCB would not pay for the removal; between November 1967 and August he lobbied to avoid having the NCB pay.
Spoke to a very knowledgeable lady about what I needed and decided on a man with a van service as this was cheaper. However I have now been waiting for over a week for a skip to be picked up from my drive way dispute calling a few times. Driver was so helpful in getting as much packed into the van as the space booked would allow. Always quick response from the office when a pick up is needed.
The River Taff runs north-to-south through the village; at the upper side of the settlement, on the western outskirts, the bed of the disused Glamorganshire Canal and a disused railway embankment run parallel to the river. Deaths144 InquiriesAberfan Disaster TribunalResulted in the passing of the Mines and Quarries Act 1969The Aberfan disaster was the catastrophic collapse of a colliery spoil tip on 21 October 1966. The tip had been created on a mountain slope above the Welsh village of Aberfan, near Merthyr Tydfil, and overlaid a natural spring.
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Waste King are known for our efforts to work towards greener and cleaner ways to clear rubbish for people. Our collection and clearance services result in tonnes of unwanted customer items such as furniture, clothes and books, which are in perfectly good repair. Many charities are able to make good use of these items, either to sell in their shops or re-use, which also enables Waste King to achieve one of our major goals, ie, to increase our recycling and divert from landfill. To pay for the removal of the tips, £150,000 was taken from the disaster fund—lowered from the initial £250,000 first requested—the NCB paid £350,000 and the government provided the balance, with the proviso it was only up to a million.
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In November that year part of the tip slid 1,600 feet down the mountain to stop approximately 500 feet above the village. In May 1963 Tip 7 shifted slightly; in November that year there was a more substantial slide. The NCB stated that the movement had not been a “”slide””, but was instead a “”tailings run””—a run-off of tailings from the surface of the tip—which left its stability unaffected. After the slide, the NCB stopped tipping tailings on number 7, but normal spoil continued to be deposited. Sharon Lehman, RDN, is a registered dietitian nutritionist who knows the value of a garbage disposal—she uses hers daily since there isn’t space for a trash can near the prep area in her kitchen.
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