Corby and Kettering bin collections suspended due to 'adverse weather conditions'

Services will resume as soom as it is 'safe to do so'

Monday, 25th January 2021, 2:20 pm
Updated Monday, 25th January 2021, 2:24 pm

Bin collections across Corby and Kettering have fallen victim to the weather as side streets and some main town roads remain trecherous.

The refuse and recycling collection run as a joint operation by Corby and Kettering councils operate a shared service providing a weekly kerbside collection service for food waste and an alternate weekly kerbside collection of household waste, recycling and garden waste.

A spokesman for the service said: "Due to the current adverse weather conditions, we have suspended bin collections for today.

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"If your bins have not been collected, please leave them out so that they can be collected when it is safe to do so.

"Apologies for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience."

Earlier in the day the refuse and recycling team had been operating a limited service for general waste - black bin - and recycling - brown/blue bin.

The spokesman added: "Food waste is suspended today, a crew will return as soon are safely able to.

Bins on the snow

"If your collection is scheduled for today and your bin is not emptied, please leave it presented and we will return as soon as is safe to do so.

"Thank you for your understanding and help in keeping our residents and crews safe."

In Kettering, changes have been made to the usual collections with all garden waste - grey and green bins - collections being suspended until further notice.

Black and blue bin collections are operating a limited service.

Residents were told : "If our crew are unable to empty your bin today please leave them out and we will return as soon as we can.

"Thank you for your understanding and help in keeping our residents and crews safe."