Refuse and Recycling collections – Thur 14th Jan update

Merstham collections missed yesterday due to the snow (Wed 13 January) will be collected today and the council will attempt to collect some of Tuesday’s missed collections as well.

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Government announces further salt and grit cuts

The Government indicate that local councils may have to further cut salt and grit use by more than the 25% already agreed.

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Refuse and Recycling collections – Wed 13th Jan update

Today (Wed 13th), due to the weather conditions all refuse and recycling collections have been suspended.

Council staff are continuing to work hard, in difficult icy conditions to clear the backlog of Refuse & Recycling that has built up. It is recognised that many Merstham residents still may not have had a collection since before Christmas.

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Delayed Refuse & Recycling collections – Update (7th Jan)

Council staff are continuing to work hard, in difficult icy conditions to clear the backlog of Refuse & Recycling that has built up. Many residents have not had a collection since before Christmas. Today staff have focused their energies on the hilly and more difficult to reach parts of the borough where it has not been possible to collect for some time.
Staff will return tomorrow using the same approach to try and clear other roads which have not previously been collected, the Merstham area has been identified as an area of priority as it has not had a collection since before Christmas.Subject to weather collection staff will be carrying out collections on Saturday 9 January.

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Snow, cold weather disruption to refuse collections

Due to the large amount of snow that has fallen in Merstham over night and more snow anticipated today (Wednesday 6th) there is likely to be disruption to refuse and recycling collections today. The councils advice is to leave your bin out if it is not collected and they will continue to attempt to collect it as soon as possible. So is best if the bins are left out.
I will post further updates here as I get them.

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