27th March 2020
Priorities for the waste and recycling service will be to continue to collect dry mixed recycling from homes for as long as possible.
Collections will be suspended from Monday 30 March so we can focus on priority household waste collections, which are currently continuing as usual.
For the latest updates about council services visit http://orlo.uk/KU1RB
If you are alone self-isolating or know someone who is? A community helpline operated by Surrey County Council is available on 0300 200 1008, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm for residents needing support with tasks such as picking up shopping or prescription collections.
What has been happening since this incident started…
Emergency Welfare Packs
The first emergency welfare packages have been assembled and sent out to vulnerable residents from the Community Support Centre.
Information for residents whose income has reduced and need to defer council tax payments or apply for Council Tax Reduction, has been updated- please visit http://orlo.uk/XYHCW
Playgrounds & Public Toilets
All council play areas are closed until further notice, Parks and open spaces will remain open for the time being.
Public toilets in the borough are closed until further notice due to problems keeping them clean to help reduce the spread of the virus.
Following latest government advice the council’s leisure centres – Horley, Tadworth and Donyngs, Redhill – are closed from Friday 20th March.
The Harlequin Theatre has closed until further notice.
Community Centres at Banstead, Horley and Woodhatch have been closed by the current operator, Staywell.
Events & Engagements
The council has had to cancel a number of the Council’s key events, including ‘Star for a Night’ and the ‘Festival of Sport’.
Mayoral engagements have been cancelled until further notice.
The Reigate Town Hall reception remains open for urgent matters only. If you do come, please ensure that you are following the latest safety advice around home isolating, social distancing and hygiene. For all other enquiries please use this link to council contact details contact us.
Benefits and support for those experiencing financial hardship – visit the I need help page for an overview of the support available.
Business rates, financial support and advice – see our Supporting businesses page.
County wide services such as Libraries are closed – Surrey County Council services.
Waste Management Sites (Council Tips)
Borough Councillors: Chipstead Kingswood and Woodmansterne
Cllr. Tim Archer
Phone: 07854 175053
Cllr. Caroline Neame
Phone: 07767 782473
Cllr. Simon Parnall
Phone: 01737 830888