Street scene to bring services together in Scotland

More Scottish local authorities are looking to adopt the "street scene" ethos to bring together environmental health and grounds maintenance services, following last month's comprehensive spending review.

Institute of Groundsmanship Scottish region director Roy Daniels, who works at Fife Council, which is considering the move, said: "If you have a requirement for maintenance in an area, there's a link between the street orderly, the guy cutting the grass and everyone else working in those zones."

On whether job losses could be incurred, he said: "Job losses are coming anyway. We have to make more use of our resources."


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