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.
Register to vote in elections
If you want to vote in elections you need to register first.
How do I register to vote?
It is easy to register to vote:
Go to the electoral registration website
Fill in your name, address, date of birth and a few other details. You’ll also need your national insurance number, which can be found on your national insurance card, or in official paperwork such as payslips, or letters about benefits or tax credits
Look out for a confirmation to say you’re registered.
There is more information on the Your Vote Matters website.
If you are unable to register online, you can use the downloadable forms.
If your application is completed correctly, and not objected to, your details will be added to our list of new electors and we will change your details within seven weeks. We will write to confirm when your application is approved.
Do I have to register for every election?
Once you are on the register we check your details annually to see if they are correct. If nothing has changed you just need to inform us of this. You do not need to register again.
If you move house you will have to register again.
Can I register anonymously?
Yes. But only in certain circumstances. These include if you have been a victim of domestic violence. More information is available on the Electoral Commission website.
Open and full register
Find out more about the different register of electors.