Category Archive: Street care and cleaning

Vale District Council reminds residents to recycle responsibly

Thousands of residents in southern Oxfordshire have found their recycling bins unemptied each week because they have put the wrong things in them. The Vale District Council advises that putting non-recyclable items in recycling can contaminate a whole truckload, which is then rejected at the recycling facility. This turns neighbours’ recycling into rubbish and ultimately …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/vale-district-council-reminds-residents-to-recycle-responsibly/

St James Terrace “mini meadow”

You may have noticed a change in the verge in St James Terrace at the junction with Foxborough Road.   Roadside verges are increasingly important for wildlife and increasing biodiversity. Over 97% of ancient wild flower meadows have been destroyed since the 1930s. Road verges are a vital refuge for many bees, butterflies, birds, bats and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/st-james-terrace-mini-meadow/

Kerbside collections of small electrical items, textiles and batteries are discontinued

South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils have suspended their kerbside service collecting small electrical items, batteries and textiles for recycling. This is because the recycling centres for these items are unable to accept them for processing as staff shortages due to illness and social distancing has meant work at these centres cannot …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/kerbside-collections-of-small-electrical-items-textiles-and-batteries-are-discontinued/

Successful prosecutions for fly-tipping

Two men have been fined a total of £2,623 after admitting fly-tipping on land in the Vale of White Horse. Jason Turley, aged 40, of no fixed abode, appeared at Oxford Magistrates’ Court on Monday 20 January and pleaded guilty to the charge of unauthorised deposit of waste under section 33 of the Environmental Protection …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/successful-prosecution-for-fly-tipping/

Thank you Radley Guides

The Parish Council thanks Radley Guides and Rangers for spending one of their meetings picking litter pictured the Gooseacre field. They did a great job picking up two big bags of litter, but of course it’s a shame that there was so much to collect.  Please take your litter home with you!

Permanent link to this article: http://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/thank-you-radley-guides/

Report of man impersonating a council officer to collect waste

South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils are alerting residents after they received a report that a man, wearing a high visibility jacket and a false council ID badge, has been impersonating a council officer to provide a waste collection service. The councils are urging all residents to be aware that their officers …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/report-of-man-impersonating-a-council-officer-to-collect-waste/

Extra garden waste collection available Thursday 18th October

Residents who are signed up for brown bin collections can put out twice as much garden waste on Thursday 18th October. Vale of White Horse district councils is giving those who are part of the paid-for service the opportunity to put out the equivalent of one extra bin’s worth of garden waste (around three large …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/extra-garden-waste-collection-available-next-week/

Don’t bin your batteries’ call following waste and recycling truck fires

Residents in South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse have been urged not to put batteries or other items which could cause a fire in their waste or recycling wheelie bin. Last week two small fires started in rubbish while it was being transported in waste and recycling trucks.  Both were potentially very dangerous …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/dont-bin-your-batteries-call-following-waste-and-recycling-truck-fires/

Easter waste collections

Your waste collections over Easter As with every bank holiday, waste crews will empty bins on a different day.  For information on your revised collection day visit the Vale of White Horse District Council website. You can recycle all of your Easter egg boxes, plastic inserts and foil …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/easter-waste-collections/

Extra brown bin collection 19 May

If you’re a garden waste customer, you can leave double out for collection in the week beginning 16 May in Vale and 23 May for South on your usual collection day. You can put your extra garden bits and pieces in an open box or bag by your brown bin.  No industrial bags, though – the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/extra-brown-bin-collection-19-may-2/

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