Environmental Services press releases

Don’t let your spring clean harm the environment

Published on Thursday, 11 April 2019

Warmer weather combined with a long bank holiday weekend means that for many people, Easter is the ideal time for a spring clean or spruce-up.

  • Dog owners to clean up after their pets or risk a fine

    Published on Wednesday, 12 December 2018

    Dog owners who don’t pick up after their pooch could risk a fine after Waverley Borough Council’s Full Council approved a Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) to combat the foul issue.

  • Enforcement officers

    Dropping Litter risks a fine

    Published on Thursday, 17 May 2018

    Enforcement officers contracted from East Hampshire District Council have now started to help keep Waverley’s towns and villages clear of litter.

  • Litter blitz at Chiddingfold

    Published on Tuesday, 13 March 2018

    Chiddingfold villagers are celebrating their twentieth Litter Blitz on Saturday 24 March. The voluntary event has helped make the village spic and span every year since 1998.

  • Councils work together to tackle litter and dog fouling

    Published on Wednesday, 7 February 2018

    Waverley Borough Council is joining forces with East Hampshire District Council to crack down on people who leave mess across the borough.

  • Thank you for recycling your Christmas trees

    Published on Tuesday, 23 January 2018

    Waverley Borough Council and Glendale are delighted that residents have recycled more real Christmas trees than ever at drop-off points around the borough.

  • Executive set to grant public toilets leases

    Published on Wednesday, 4 October 2017

    A report recommending Waverley Borough Council concludes the legal process to grant leases to Godalming and Haslemere Town Councils to run the public toilets is to be presented to the Executive.

  • Notice Of Closure: Godalming And Farncombe Public Toilets

    Published on Thursday, 15 June 2017

    From Monday 19 June the public toilets in Crown Court Car Park, Godalming and on North Street, Farncombe will be closed.

  • Food for thought: recycle more to power our homes

    Published on Tuesday, 21 March 2017

    This week Waverley Borough Council has started its campaign to encourage residents to recycle their food waste.

  • Waverley wins appeal over bad smell conviction

    Published on Monday, 23 January 2017

    A car body repair shop, which was prosecuted by Waverley Borough Council for failing to control odour emitting from its premises, had its appeal to overturn the conviction dismissed.

  • Landscaping improvements at Broadwater Park

    Published on Friday, 25 November 2016

    A beautiful wildflower meadow and family picnic area will be created as part of a landscaping improvement scheme, taking place at the old leisure centre site at Broadwater Park.

  • Badshot Lea Pond restored to beauty

    Published on Thursday, 24 November 2016

    Badshot Lea Pond has been transformed into a wildlife haven and a beautiful natural oasis for the community, thanks to support from the Tesco Bags of Help Initiative.

  • North Street toilet in Farncombe re-opens

    Published on Tuesday, 15 November 2016

    A public toilet in Farncombe is being reopened by Waverley Borough Council on a trial basis after calls from local people.

  • Fly-tipping fines agreed to deter offenders

    Published on Thursday, 3 November 2016

    Waverley’s Executive has agreed to adopt fixed penalty notices in a bid to crack down on unsightly fly-tipping in the borough.

  • Council prosecutes Tesco for customer accident

    Published on Thursday, 10 December 2015

    A slip on a pallet dolly which left a customer with a broken hip at Tesco’s store in Haslemere has left the company with a £47,000 fine following a successful prosecution by Waverley Borough Council.

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