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.
Duty to Refer and Self-Referral
From 1 October 2018 all public authorities have a ‘Duty to Refer’ cases of homelessness, or threatened with homelessness, to a local housing authority. The list of public authorities includes the following agencies:
- Prison (public and private)
- Youth Offender Institutes
- Secure training centres
- Secure colleges
- Youth offending teams
- Probation Service
- Jobcentre Plus
- A&E services provided by hospitals
- Urgent treatment centres
- Hospitals in their capacity of providing in-patient treatment
- Social services authorities
- the Secretary of State for Defence in relation to members of the regular forces
You can refer someone, or refer yourself, to the Housing Option teams in the following ways:
To make a referral by telephone, please contact 01900 702660.
Alternatively, if you would like provide your details online use the link below and someone will be in touch with you to discuss the matter further.