May elections

You must register to vote in the upcoming May elections before Wednesday 17 April. If you cannot attend the elections, you can apply for a postal vote before 5pm on Wednesday 17 April. Find all the key dates on our election news page.



We investigate reports of litter, including:

  • cigarette ends
  • chewing gum
  • bottles and can
  • plastic
  • waste food

Litter does not include fallen leaves, tree branches, mud, soil or gravel.

We will remove litter if it is found on:

  • public land
  • roads
  • pavements
  • a council housing estate

We are also responsible for emptying overflowing litter bins.

To report litter, you will need:

  • the location of the litter
  • description of the litter
  • description of the person who dropped the litter (if you saw them)
  • a photo of the litter (if you have one)
  • your contact details

We can issue a fixed penalty notice of £80 to people who litter.