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Pest control

Pest Control The Council provides a free treatment service for Rats and Bedbugs in all domestic properties within the Borough.

Water Quality

Water Quality The government set standards for drinking water.

Clinical Waste

Clinical Waste The Council provides a clinical waste collection and disposal service for residents who have medical conditions which generate waste that must be incinerated under controlled conditions.

Infectious diseases

Details about infectious diseases

Japanese Knotweed

Japanese Knotweed Japanese knotweed was brought to Britain as an ornamental garden plant in the mid-nineteenth century.

Rabies protection

Rabies The UK has been completely rabies free for many years and there are well prepared contingency plans for deal with any possible outbreak.


Asbestos is classified as hazardous waste and must be handled with extreme care; it can only be disposed of at special landfill sites.


Animal Warden The Council provides advice and assistance on a range of dog related matters.

Keeping Chickens

Chicken Keeping chickens

Caravans & Camp Site Licensing

To run a caravan and camping site you need a Caravan Site Licence issued under the Caravan Sites and Control of Development Act 1960.

Urban Fox

This page provides information about the Urban Fox

Overgrown Gardens

Overgrown garden Each year, the Environmental Health team receive about 200 complaints from members of the public about severely overgrown gardens.