I sympathise with Mr Wallis from Pontrhydygroes. The phantom bottle recycling bin thief has struck again. We were visited a few weeks ago and, to add insult to injury, the bottles were tipped out in a heap, making it rather difficult to collect up without a bin!

We are also visited by the phantom dog-poo dumper. Neatly bagged up items are placed on, in and around our wheelie bin.

I have a theory it is either aliens that have landed and infiltrated our community or a strange sub-species of human that has evolved, programmed to fly-tip, throw rubbish out of cars and destroy the environment. They are able to live happily without an iota of moral conscience.

Thankfully, so far, they are in a minority.

Norma Izon Pontrhydfendigaid

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