HOMEOWNERS can look forward to more street cleaners and additional rubbish-busting drives.

Redbridge Council’s new civic pride campaign, Our Streets, will see a trebling of the enforcement team from 10 to 30 members and 90 more rounds of anti-rubbish patrols.

Cleaning crews will combine into neighbourhood teams who will work under a neighbourhood manager. Street cleansing and environmental enforcement teams will integrate services to improve responses to li

Our Streets, which will launch in April, was developed by Redbridge Streets Commission, an independent body which worked with communities to find out what they wanted from services.

Cllr John Howard, cabinet member for environment and sustainability, says: “Our Streets matter. We want to ensure we have a cleaner, greener and safer borough for people who live and work here. But we can only create great neighbourhoods if we all work together.

“The council has a big role to play, which we are doing by improving and investing in services. We are also encouraging local people to take ownership of the places where they live so together we can achieve much more.”