Author: Nick Cater

Recycle More heads South for summer


Tuesday 20 April 2021 – South Somerset sees a new era in recycling this summer with the arrival of Recycle More. Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) is introducing the expanded recycling collections across the district at the end of June following a successful launch in Mendip. Most people in Somerset are recycling and Recycle More makes…

Sorry; back Saturday for recycling missed in Taunton Fri05Mar


Friday 5 March 2021 – Crews will return tomorrow Saturday from 6am to complete recycling collections missed today Friday in parts of Cheddon Fitzpaine and Norton Fitzwarren because of coronavirus-related staff shortages and other issues. List of affected roads below (if missed elsewhere, report as usual after 7pm on due day via My Waste Services at…

Sorry; missed garden waste Thu4March – back Friday


Thursday 4 March 2021 – Crews will be returning Friday to complete garden waste collections missed Thursday in and around Cheddar, Polden Hills, High Ham and Langport. List of affected roads below. If missed elsewhere, report as usual after 7pm on due day via My Waste Services at somersetwaste.gov.uk. Please observe all coronavirus safety advice…

Sorry; missed recycling South Somerset – back Friday


Thursday 4 March 2021 – Crews will be returning tomorrow Friday from 6am to complete recycling collections missed today Thursday in parts of South Somerset due to coronavirus-related staff shortages and vehicle breakdowns. List of affected roads below in and around Dowlish Wake, Ilminster, Peasmarsh, Sea, Whitelackington. If missed elsewhere, report as usual after 7pm…

Missed collections Wednesday 3 March, back Thursday


Wednesday 3 March 2021 – Sorry; missed recycling and garden waste today Wednesday, back tomorrow Thursday from 6am Vehicle breakdowns and high levels of recycling and garden waste led to incomplete collections today in Mendip, Sedgemoor, Somerset West and Taunton, and South Somerset. Crews will return to complete those collections from 6am tomorrow Thursday. List…

Sorry; missed recycling Monday 1 March, back Tuesday


Monday 1 March 2021 – Sorry; missed recycling collections today Monday due to staff shortages from coronavirus safety measures and other issues, including vehicle breakdowns. Crews will be back tomorrow Tuesday from 6am. Areas affected: Sedgemoor: in /around Bridgwater, North Petherton Somerset West and Taunton: in /around Bathpool, Lambrook Road, Leycroft Road, Monkton Heathfield, in…

Sorry; missed recycling Friday 26 February


Friday 26 February 2021 – Staff shortages due to coronavirus safety measures and other issues have led to missed recycling collections today from some streets in and around these locations: Chilcompton, Coleford, Draycott, Holcombe, Leigh On Mendip, Mells, Newbury and Stoke St Michael in Mendip Staplegrove, Taunton, in Somerset West and Taunton Babcary, Brewham, Charlton Adam,…

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Jobs as HGV Class 2 Recycling Drivers and Recycling Loaders Working in recycling means doing a job that keeps you fit, helps the environment and pays good rates.  It is hard work but rewarding work. For the right people, there is plenty of scope to get on, including paid training for loaders to become qualified…

Sorry; missed recycling in Mendip and South Somerset Thu25Feb


Thursday 25 February 2021 – Staff shortages linked to coronavirus and safety measures have led to missed recycling collections today from some streets in and around East Pennard, Edgarley, Lottisham, Parbrook, Pylle, Sticklynch, West Bradley, West Lydford and West Pennard in Mendip, and Forton, Tatworth and Winsham in South Somerset. List of affected roads below…

Sorry; missed recycling Wed24Feb


Wednesday 24 February 2021 – Coronavirus-related staff shortages have led to missed recycling collections today in and around Draycott, Rodney Stoke and Shepton Mallet in Mendip, Taunton in Somerset West and Taunton, and Yeovil in South Somerset. List of affected roads below (if missed elsewhere, report as usual after 7pm on due day via My…