Bin collections stopped in Blyth as Police continue murder investigations

Bin collection schedules have been stopped on some streets in Blyth.

By Faye Dixon
Wednesday, 21st August 2019, 12:12 pm
Updated Wednesday, 21st August 2019, 12:45 pm
Bin collections have been temporarily stopped in the area
Photo credit: Google Maps
Bin collections have been temporarily stopped in the area Photo credit: Google Maps

Northumberland County Council confirmed on Wednesday, August 21 that police have asked them to stop collecting rubbish bins on particular streets in Blyth.

A Northumberland County Council spokesperson said: "Due to a Police incident in Blyth the following streets did not receive a recycling or garden waste bin collection: Tynedale Drive, Hallside Road, Axwell Drive.

“As soon as we have permission to access these streets then we will undertake the bin collections.”

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Scott Patterson died at a house in Hallside Road, Blyth

The council have thanked the public for their co-operation and understanding in the matter.

This comes as police continue to investigate a murder in the area.

Scott Patterson, 30, died at a house in Hallside Road, Blyth, in the early hours of Monday, August 19.

Officers have now charged Peter Dodds, 34, of The Greenway, Uxbridge, London, with his murder.