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.
Declaration of local connection
Homeless, Patients in Mental Hospitals, Remand Prisoners
A Declaration of Local Connection can be made at any time throughout the year and will be valid for 12 months, but may be cancelled at any time by the person concerned.
Homeless people may register at the address of a place where they spend a substantial part of their time either during the day or at night (or at the address nearest to that place).
Patients in Mental Hospitals and Remand Prisoners may register at:
- The institution where they are currently resident; or at the address at which they would be living (or have previously lived) (Note: these institutions are not included in the Annual Canvass)
Electors registered by Declaration of Local Connection under this category can only vote by post or by proxy.
A declaration of Local Connection must be received by the Electoral Registration officer within three months of the date of the declaration, otherwise it is invalid.
Dont forget to sign your application. This can then be posted or handed to us.
You cannot send the form to us electronically, we need a signature from you.