Lithium battery fires

Lithium batteries have caused fires in the rubbish lorries. Please do not put batteries in your waste or recycling bin. All batteries (including lithium batteries from e-bikes and e-scooters and other re-chargeable devices) can be taken to the Reuse and Recycling Centre at Northumberland Wharf.

Boiler replacement programme

THE Logo one colourBoiler replacement programme on hold

This programme is now closed. The Council is working on a new boiler replacement scheme which we anticipate will launch in Spring 2024. To join the contact list for this programme, please email

This page will be updated when the new programme launches.