LETTERS are being sent to householders in West Oxfordshire, encouraging them to sign up or renew their subscription for the garden waste collection service.

The new subscription year starts April 1 and runs until March 31 2020. It costs £30 per bin for a year, for a fortnightly wheeled-bin collection.

Residents signing up before the end of February will have their licence in time for when the new subscription year starts and can be sure of not missing any collections from April.

Councillor Steve Good, cabinet member for environment, said: “The garden waste collection subscription service is extremely popular and currently more than 27,000 properties are signed up.

"The price remains the same as last year and at £30, we believe this continues to be extremely good value.”

To sign up for garden waste collections call 01993 861025 or visit westoxon.gov.uk/garden.