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Street care and cleaning

The council is responsible for keeping highways and public areas across the district clean and tidy. We spend £1 million every year litter picking and sweeping roads, clearing fly tips, emptying bins and removing abandoned vehicles.

A team of dedicated staff set out at 6am every morning to cover more than 300 square miles. We focus our efforts on the areas of highest demand and work to schedules that aim to keep the area clean.

You can help to keep the district clean too. Here are a few ideas;