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February 25th, 2018
Over 600 derelict vehicles collected for recycling

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Over 600 derelict vehicles have been collected by the Department of Waste Management and are now being recycled.

February 8th, 2018
Hurricane debris will be shipped out the Territory- Hon Skelton

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI- The issue of the tonnes of debris piling up in the Territory was addressed when Minister of Health and Social Development, Hon Ronnie W. Skelton (AL), made his remarks at the Second District consultation meeting on the Recovery and Development Plan, on the evening of Tuesday February 6, 2018 at the Cane Garden Bay Methodist Church.

May 19th, 2016
2 overseas companies in talks on derelict vehicles disposal - Hon Archibald C. Christian

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Territorial At Large Representative and Junior Minister for Tourism Honourable Archibald C. Christian said talks are ongoing with two overseas companies to bring an end to the derelict vehicles problem in the Virgin Islands.

January 16th, 2016
Screen erected to block out derelict vehicles eyesore @ Ellis Thomas Downs

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- Many spectators, horse racing fans and residents from around the Third District have long complained about the unsightly look of the derelict vehicles dump site at the Eastern side of Ellis Thomas Downs, the only horse racing facility on the main island of Tortola.

September 23rd, 2015
Derelict vehicles dumped on SCB road due to lack of funds

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Manager of the Waste Management Department Greg R. Massicote said that a short term solution may be elusive without an injection of Government funds to deal with the longstanding issue of derelict vehicles on the roads and parapets in the territory.

March 31st, 2015
UPDATE: VG fire may have been caused by children

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - Several persons on the sister island of Virgin Gorda have reported that the fire that erupted at the derelict vehicles dump site in the Valley yesterday March 30, 2015 may have been ignited by a few children who were seen running from the location shortly before the first explosion.

September 22nd, 2014
‘Get rid of derelict vehicles on VG!’ – radio show caller

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A caller to the ‘Speak Out BVI’ radio talk show last week Tuesday September 16, 2014 called in to place on record his concern about the many derelict vehicles on the sides of the roads and in people’s compounds in Virgin Gorda (VG) and their potential to harbour mosquitos thereby spreading diseases.

October 11th, 2013
Old cars along Ridge Road a disgrace- Parsons

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Former Legislator, Mrs Eileene L. Parsons, OBE has expressed disgust at the many old cars that are lined along the scenic Ridge Road area and referred to them as a disgrace.

February 9th, 2012
Clean-up campaign still to achieve desired results - Hon. Christian

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Noting that some people may think it is not a big deal but for him it is “in the scope of our tourism, the fact that we live here, the fact that we are nature’s little secret”, Coordinator of the National Clean-up campaign Hon. Archibald Christian, believes the on-going clean-up campaign is yet to yield the results he believes everyone wants it to bring.

November 22nd, 2011
UPDATE: Island-wide clean-up campaign kicks off in Road Town

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Only a matter of hours after it was announced that Government, through the Ministry of Health and Social Development, would be embarking on an island-wide cleanup campaign, work has begun in Road Town.



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