A number of our street scene staff have received NHS 'test and trace' notifications and are now self-isolating in line with current recommendations.
All council staff work to Covid safe guidance and these members of our workforce are doing the right thing and self-isolating. This has thrown up some resourcing issues with our waste collection service, especially green bin collections, that were due to be carried out today in Pinxton and South Normanton.
However, due to the flexibility and dedication of other staff we have put measures into place that will enable us to meet the service demands.
Our black and burgundy bin services will continue as normal, but there may be some interruption to green bin collections during this week.
We would therefore advise people to leave their bins out and we will aim to collect over them over the course of this week.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused and we will clear any backlog as soon as possible, but the safety of our staff is a top priority.