Due to staff shortages and social distancing measures arising from the Coronavirus COVID-19 advice from government, some of our services may be suspended or restricted.

Service Status Information
Garden Waste Collections Normal Service

The garden waste collection service has been extended until 18 December, due to it being suspended for two weeks in November.

City Centre Markets Suspended

City centre markets will be suspended until further notice, however individual traders selling food can continue to set up stall.

Cemetery and Crematorium Restricted

In line with Government legislation section 5 (8) Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions (England) Regulations 2020, in order to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus (Covid-19) and ensure continuity of critical services, a maximum of twenty mourners are permitted at burials and cremations with new safety measures in place before, during and after services.

Further information about the measures we are taking.

Saturday Skips Suspended  The Saturday skip service has been suspended until further notice.
The Kiln Closed

The Kiln shared workspace in Copenhagen Street will close until further notice.

Electoral Services Restricted

The Electoral Services office is not currently open to the public but staff are processing applications and responding to enquiries. Where possible please email your query to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and include your full name and address.