Parish Council News

December 2021
The Parish Council needs a Footpath and Tree Warden! Please contact the Parish Clerk via email at to find out more..
November 2021

Anglian Water Support Poster (PDF)

During the Christmas and New Year period waste collection days will change; unfortunately there are four weeks of disruptions which start the week before Christmas. Residents can view their collection calendar via

The household recycling centres will close at 1pm on Christmas Eve and will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.  A booking system is now in place at all sites so if you are planning on visiting between Christmas and the New Year, book a slot today.  Visit for more information.

Christmas Tree Recycling HDC are supporting East Anglia’s Children’s Hospice again this year who will be collecting real Christmas trees for recycling on Saturday 15th January 2022. To check availability and book your slot visit Donations received from the Christmas tree collection provide vital funds for your hospice and other local charities. Real trees can be placed by the side of the garden bin on collection day.  If the tree is bigger than the bin we ask that it is chopped in half. The Household Recycling Centres will also take Christmas trees.

October 2021
Notice from the Environment Agency: Please be aware Houghton Lock will be closed to navigation between Monday 29 November and Friday 10 December 2021 as a result of contractors undertaking bridge repairs.

September 2021
COVID Guidance on self-isolation for the fully vaccinated or under 18’s:
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