Warm and Well Scheme from Tewkesbury Borough Council

Tewkesbury BC supports a County wide scheme to provide free energy advice to help people to stay warm and well in their homes.  This ranges from simple changes you can make, to helping you access grants for insulation or providing information about renewable technologies. They can help you reduce your energy bills, switch your energy tariff or supplier, and help you find local installers and tradespeople.  They can offer a free home energy visit and assist in accessing grants and funding.


You can find further information by following this link www.warmandwell.co.uk or by calling one of the Warm and Well Advisors free on 0800 500 3076.

Recycling & Waste Collections Over Christmas

Refuse, recycling, food and garden waste collections will change for some Tewkesbury Borough residents over Christmas and the New Year.

You can see your own collection dates by entering your postcode at tewkesbury.gov.uk/recycling. Alternatively, here’s a reminder of the rescheduled dates:

Usual collection day Revised collection date
Monday 23 December All collections as normal
Tuesday 24 December All collections as normal
Wednesday 25 December ·      If you had a refuse collection scheduled, please put your green bin out for collection on Friday 27 December.

·      If you had a recycling collection scheduled, please put your blue bin out for collection on Saturday 28 December.

! No food waste collections, sorry – please put your bin out on Thursday 2 January.

! No garden waste collections, sorry – please put your bin out on Wednesday 8 January.

Thursday 26 December Friday 27 December

! No garden waste collections, sorry – please put your bin out on Thursday 9 January.

Friday 27 December Saturday 28 December

! No garden waste collections, sorry – please put your bin out on Friday 10 January.

Monday 30 December All collections as normal
Tuesday 31 December All collections as normal
Wednesday 1 January Thursday 2 January
Thursday 2 January Friday 3 January
Friday 3 January Saturday 4 January


Lead member for clean and green environment, Tewkesbury Borough Councillor Jim Mason, said: “We see a huge surge in the amount of waste collected from households over Christmas. Of course, it’s better to think carefully and plan ahead in order to reduce waste over the holidays, but for the waste that can’t be reused or passed on, our blue bins and food caddies are there to help you recycle as much of it as possible.”

For tips on how to have a green Christmas, visit tewkesbury.gov.uk/wasteaware

Severn Trent works on the Severn Ham

Severn Trent have been working hard on the Severn Ham to repair the leak in the water main, in very challenging conditions.  Not only have they been replacing the pipe, but they have been taking steps to minimise the damage to the Site of Special Scientific Interest and will complete remedial restoration work to the site once all the work has taken place.

As you can see from the photograph below, there was a significant leak.

Administration Assistant Vacancy (part-time)

Salary Range NJC 5-6 (£18,795 – £19,171) pro-rata
20 hours per week (fixed term until 31st March 2021)
NEST Pension

Tewkesbury Town Council is looking to appoint an outgoing, motivated and innovative part-time Administration Assistant to support the work of our friendly Town Council Office in the heart of Tewkesbury

The hours of work are normally Monday – Thursday 10:00 -15:00. The post holder will be required to provide cover for most school holiday periods.

This is a varied role and duties include but are not limited to: dealing with enquiries, taking bookings and taking payments from members of the public by phone, email or face to face in Reception, maintaining up-to-date council and community information and publications on noticeboards and the website (e.g. minutes, agendas, posters), managing the Mayor’s diary, dealing with enquiries in respect of council owned buildings, moorings and playparks, general administrative duties and assisting with the production of documentation.

You will have excellent communication and keyboard skills and the flexibility to deal with a variety of situations and tasks. Ideally you will be creative and able to use publishing software such as Publisher/Canva or be prepared to train for this. You will need to be able to work under pressure, using your own initiative, but also working as part of a team and be able to deal with changing priorities.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate excellent organisational and administrative skills with good attention to detail as statutory deadlines must be met.

Closing date for the receipt of applications is 17:00 on Friday 29th November with interviews scheduled for Thursday 5th December 2019.

The application pack can be downloaded here