A Midlands council has decided to take drastic action against litter bugs - they're simply going to stop the clean-up operation for two days in November in order to make a point.
Derby City council says enough is enough. Each year it costs taxpayers one billion pounds to keep the streets of Britain clean - but with increasingly tight budgets the council says money is being wasted.
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