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.
Syringes and clinical waste
What do I do if I find a syringe/ hypodermic needle?
If you find a syringe in a public place don’t touch it. Please use the 'Report a syringe' link below and we will arrange for the needle to be collected as a matter of urgency.
What should I do if I find another type of clinical waste?
Other types of clinical waste may include:
- Human or animal body parts.◦Human or animal bloods or other body fluids.
- Drugs or other pharmaceutical products.
- Any waste arising from: medical, nursing, dental, blood transfusion, veterinary, pharmaceutical or similar practice, investigation, treatment, care, teaching or research and which may cause infection.
If you find this kind of waste, please contact your district nurse who will be able to advise upon safe disposal. Contact details of Distric Nurses can be found on the NHS Website.