Upcoming public information events regarding the Digital Switchover

The UK’s telephone network is changing. By the end of 2025, most telephone providers will have moved their customers from landlines served by the old analogue (copper) network to new upgraded landline services which use digital technology. This is commonly referred to as The Digital Switchover. BT Consumer Group – the largest provider of landline … Read more

South Warwickshire’s Community Transport Scheme

Did you know that South Warwickshire has a community transport scheme helping folks get to vital appointments when they are unable to drive themselves? VASA is a charity based in Stratford upon Avon working across south Warwickshire with a team of over 150 volunteers who give up their time to take people struggling with transport … Read more

Garden waste permit subscriptions open for 2024/25

Green-fingered residents who wish to continue having their garden waste collected can now renew their subscription for the period from 1 April 2024 to 31 March 2025. The annual charge for the fortnightly service for this year is £44 for each garden waste bin permit and covers collections for the 2024/25 period, with a two … Read more

New Cost of Living fund for Community Groups

From Monday 15 January 2024, community organisations are invited to make an application to the Cost-of-Living Fund from which grants of up to £3000 are available to support projects or initiatives that could help households to ease pressures caused by financial hardship. The new funding is targeted at not-for profit groups and charities to set up … Read more