Find out more about the changes to our bin collections. You can also check your bin day with our online calendar and if we have missed collecting your waste, you can report it online.You can also find out how to report issues to us online such as if you haven't had a calendar or a new bin/box.
Easter waste collections and opening hours
In the week beginning, 22 April, all collections will be a day later with collections usually due on Friday 26 April being carried out on Saturday 27 April. Collections return to normal in the following week. Find out more.
Elections - May 2019
Find out more about the local elections on 2 May 2019, including how to register to vote, how to apply for a postal or proxy vote and who is standing for election. You can also see a full breakdown of the results in 2015. You can also find out about the European Parliament elections on 23 May 2019.
Section 46 of the Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984 places a statutory obligation on local authorities to make funeral arrangments for those who die within their authority without anybody willing or able to make arrangements for them.
In all cases of local authority burial, the costs are borne by the Authority and are recoverable against any estate of the dead person wherever possible.
Requests for information on council funerals
The Council receives requests from individuals and organisations about those who have died with no known next of kin. Each request is dealt with individually.
The Council cannot guarantee that the information requested will be disclosed as any information related to a death may be exempt from disclosure under the following exemptions provided by the Freedom of Information Act:
- Section 31 - Law enforcement and prevention of crime
- Section 41 - Information provided in confidence
- Section 40 - Personal information
For more information on Council funerals contact Bereavement Services
Telephone - 01900 702620