Chaos Over Bin Collections

Monday, September 27, 2021 Editor 0

Last week our Lib Dem Group Leader Cllr James Newport, sought assurances from the Assistant Director that our refuse contractor had appropriate contingencies in place to deal with any fuel supply shortage. The Council was confident that the contractor had plans in place. This week the Council has issued the […]

Cancellation of Waste Collections

Thursday, February 11, 2021 Editor 0

There’s been inclimate weather so Rochford District Council says…. Cancellation of waste collections Due to severe weather, all waste collections have been suspended until further notice, we are assessing the roads on a daily basis and will keep you updated.  Next week: We will be aiming to collect next weeks refuse (purple […]

Rubbish Service

Monday, January 4, 2021 Editor 1

Announcement on Waste from the Council WASTE AND RECYCLING SERVICE CHANGES Due to staff shortages, there will be delays in the council’s compostable waste collection service and bin collections which may have been missed.The Council has made the decision to use available resources to focus on the critical elements of […]

Rayleigh Recycling Centre To Reopen

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 Editor 0

Essex County Council have announced the reopening of 15 recycling centres across Essex and on that list is Rayleigh. We do have concerns with the reopening of the Castle Rd Centre with the pre Covid chaos congestion that is often experienced by users of the Centre. With an expectation of […]

Is Our Recycling Scheme Just Rubbish?

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 Editor 0

We recently came across this piece published in ‘The Independent’ on how ‘Sweden’s recycling is so revolutionary, the country has run out of rubbish’ The UK has made strides in the proportion of waste recycled under an EU target of 50 per cent by 2020. This has underpinned hundreds of […]

Rayleigh Recycling Centre

Thursday, April 25, 2019 Editor 4

Complaints are often made on social media about Rayleigh Recycling Centre in Castle Road which is operated by Essex County Council. We’d urge residents to contact your Essex County Councillors (June Lumley – Rayleigh South / Malcolm Maddocks – Rayleigh North) to stress your concerns about the sites location. Clearly […]

Recycling guide 2018

How To Safely Choose A Waste Carrier

Saturday, December 22, 2018 Editor 0

Rochford District Council has published a guide to refuse and waste services for 2018. If you’ve not received one, you could get a copy from the civic suite in Rayleigh. One item of interest is that of fly tipping. With some handy tips on how to make sure you are […]