‘Refuse & Recycling’ Category

Incinerator, rubbish bins, collection days/dates, rubbish recycling and fly-tipping in or around Kingsway.

Litter Pick 2015

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015 by Clive

The KRA have organised a community litter pick for this Saturday April 11th. (The 2013 litter-pick was a great success: See Gallery). Please come along, meet some more neighbours, bring the kids… (Hah! We need all the help we can get)! We will be meeting outside the Kingsway Community Centre [Continue Reading]

Plume Plotter

Sunday, April 5th, 2015 by Ash

Clive asked me to write something about Plume Plotter (plumeplotter.com), so here it is: What is Plume Plotter? It’s a website that shows a real-time display of the air pollution from the incinerator at Javelin Park if it existed now. What air pollution? The Council said that the incinerator would [Continue Reading]

Incinerator Insights and Action

Monday, February 23rd, 2015 by Clive

Following our previous discussion about the incinerator (HERE), I read a superb comment made by Julian Powell during a Facebook discussion about this and (with his permission) here it is: The County has a new MBT plant at Bishops Cleeve that deals with 40% of the waste due to go [Continue Reading]

Incinerator News (of a sort)!

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 by Clive

The incinerator has become the latest hot topic in this part of the world for many reasons… (Previous posts on this subject – Javelin Park – Latest). One recently discussed article in the Stroud News & Journal stated: Gloucestershire County Council’s own figures suggest the MAJORITY of waste due to [Continue Reading]

Javelin Park Incinerator: Latest

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 by Clive

I received the latest newsletter from Glosvain with the following news: GlosVAIN AGM 3rd Dec’ GlosVAIN’s 2014 Annual General Meeting will take place on Wednesday 3rd December at 7.30pm at Quedgeley Community Centre. Our chairperson, Sue Oppenheimer will be providing an update on the forthcoming Appeal decision. A great opportunity [Continue Reading]

Kingsway Litter Pick (The Big Tidy Up)

Friday, September 12th, 2014 by Clive

Following the 2013 Litter Pick organised by the Kingsway Residents Association, and having received many enquiries from local folk about a similar exercise, I am pleased to announce that the City Council is working with Quedgeley Parish Council to hold a litter picking event at Kingsway on Monday 27th October [Continue Reading]

Nearly New Sale

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014 by char_willson

We are holding a Nearly New Sale at the Quedgeley Community Centre on Saturday 15 March 2014, from 10am-12pm. Baby, Toddler, Children’s Clothes, Toys and other equipment. Free admission and parking For details of how to book a table (£5 each) please contact Charlotte on totfest@rocketmail.com All funds raised from [Continue Reading]

Keeping Your Brown Bin Clean

Saturday, December 28th, 2013 by penybont_bach

I see on the Gloucester City Council website that… “You are now able to line your food caddy with a compostable or bio-degradable bag or liner such as a corn starch bag. Please note however, that crews will not empty food caddies that have been lined with a shopping bag [Continue Reading]

Javelin Park Incinerator

Monday, August 19th, 2013 by barker77

Here is a copy and paste from a recent email from Glosvain if you are interested in fighting against the incinerator in Javelin Park. The fight against the Javelin Park Incinerator goes on A 5-week long Public Inquiry into the Javelin Park Incinerator application has been agreed and will start [Continue Reading]

Seagulls and Bins

Monday, August 12th, 2013 by @thatcham

Can whoever is leaving their household waste next to the black bin near to the entrance of the woods along Thatcham Avenue, please use their own household bin? It has been a number of times now that seagulls have enjoyed the delights of your waste and strewn it all across [Continue Reading]


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