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Plant growing in hand

Proposal to cut glyphosate use on grass and flower beds

New ways of killing weeds in grass and flower beds could be adopted permanently after successful trials last year, a committee will be told.

Rob Clinton & Extra Green Waste Service 2

Book three extra green bin collections for just £20

Residents are being offered the chance to make an early start on getting their gardens ready for spring – by booking three extra fortnightly green waste collections between February and March.

Bin collection crew working

Bin collections to largely go ahead as normal over Christmas

Waste and recycling collections will largely go ahead as normal over the festive period, with one small change for people due to put their bins out on Boxing Day.

Shaz Saleem at Kidderminster Road, Wall Heath, part of the resurfacing programme SQUARE

More than £2.5 million spent on road repairs and fixing potholes

More than £2.5 million has been spent resurfacing roads and fixing potholes in the borough since April, new figures reveal.

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New play equipment plans for Netherton

A popular Dudley park will get a massive make-over with new equipment for children thanks to more than £59,000 worth of funding.

School crossing patrols in parlour

Praise for long-serving patrols

The Mayor of Dudley has praised a group of school crossing patrols who have clocked up more than 200 years’ service between them.

Wishing tree - works complete

Future of 200-year-old tree secured

The future of a 200-year-old tree in a Dudley borough nature reserve is secured after vital work to prolong its life is completed.

Councillor Shaz Saleem

Council shares winter travel safety tips

Cyclists and pedestrians are being urged to ‘Be Bright and Be Seen’ as the darker nights draw in.

Councillor Shaz Saleem

Warning against illegal waste carriers

Residents are being urged to check the paperwork of people offering to dispose of bulky waste from their homes to avoid a £250 fine and help tackle fly-tipping.

councillor shaz saleem pop up tip

Bookings live for next pop-up tip

People can now book their appointment at the next pop-up tip in Dudley after the “tremendous success” of the first one.

councillor saleem in lye

Overgrown car park in Lye cleared

An overgrown car park in Lye is being brought back to life as part of a £65,000 project to encourage more shoppers into the town.