Please see below for changes and updates to Council Services for Residents
Waste collections are operating as normal, (Green, Blue and Brown bins) although may be slightly later than usual. Please leave your bins out until emptied. This situation may change on a daily basis. Please refer to this page for updates.
Collections will be completed by 7pm. Any missed bins should be reported with 24 hours.
We ask residents to not approach refuse crews, or if necessary to please respect social distancing and to clean handles and lids of their waste containers before and after collections to prevent the spread of Covid19.
Household Waste and Recycling Centres
All 14 household waste and recycling centres (HWRCs) run by Staffordshire County Council are now open, with temporary rules and traffic management in place, so that Staffordshire residents can visit them for essential use only.
For Further information please visit www.staffordshire.gov.uk/Waste-and-recycling/recyclingcentres/Re-opening-Staffordshires-waste-recycling-centres.aspx
Cannock Chase has two Household Waste Recycling Centres within its borders at Cannock and Rugeley.
Both sites are run and managed by Staffordshire County Council. Please follow this link for further information.
Nature Reserve Car Parks
Following Government Guidance the Council has decided to close off all of its car parks at its Parks and Nature Reserves. This is in an attempt to deter people congregating in the same space where social distancing may not be possible.
Play areas and Toilets
Council owned Play areas and toilet facilities are now closed to the public until further notice.
Schools and Childcare for Critical Workers
Has your school or childcare provider had to close due to Coronavirus? If you need emergency childcare in your local area contact email@example.com or call 01785 278201
Grass cutting has been suspended from 24th March until further notice due to the current situation.
The Council's MOT Test station will be closed to the public from Monday 23rd March until further notice. We will try to honor MOTs booked in up to Thursday 26th but will not be able to after that date and will not be taking any further bookings. We apoliogise for any inconvenience.
Due to Government advice regarding Covid-19 the Council has closed the following Indoor Market Halls with immediate effect
- Cannock Indoor Market Hall
- Prince of Wales Market Hall
- Rugeley Indoor Market Hall
At present we have no information regarding how long the Markets will remain closed but will provide an update when available
Last Updated: 14/05/2020