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A Mobile Post Office stops in Colmworth at the following times:
Lt Staughton Road, by the Telephone Box Wednesday 13:00 to 14:30hrs
Outside the Village Hall Friday 13:00 to 14:00hrs
For up to date information 0345 611 2970
Nearest PO Branches
33 High Street
42 - 44 Hookhams Lane,
Bedfordshire MK41 0JU
8 - 10 High Street,
Bedfordshire MK44 3LB
194 Great North Road,
Cambridgeshire PE19 8EF
Church End Outside 11 Lt Staughton Rd Lay-by
Chapel End by Willowdene opposite Chapel Lane
Roothams Green, Corner Mill Rd
Channels End - Ducks Cross Corner Colesden Rd
Colmworth is served by the Kempston Area Mobile Library Service.
Church End Little Staughton Rd, by the Telephone Box, every 4 weeks, on Fridays 15:45 –16:10hrs
For more details, call Library Link on 01234 276453
Blunham Dairy delivers milk & other foods in Colmworth
Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays. 01234 376 006
RECYCLING & REFUSE
There is a rural bulky waste collection once a year, where larger items can be disposed of within the village. Times and dates are advertised on the website, in 'The Colmworth Chronicle' publication and on the community noticeboard. The next collection will be on Sunday 3rd June 2018. Please take your bulky rubbish to the following locations:
Little Staughton Road 8.30am until 9.30am
Chapel Lane jct. Church Road 9.30am until 10.30am
Channels End Road 10.30am until 11.30am
Times are approximate to allow for travel between sites
Please do not leave rubbish at the site if the collection vehicle is not there.
The nearest bottle banks for glass recycling are: • Top End Farm Lt Staughton • Clapham Road Sainsburys • Household Recycling Centre: Barkers Lane, Bedford, MK41 9SB St. Neots Recycling Centre, 3 Marston Road,Saint Neots PE19 2HB
TIP / RECYCLING CENTRE
The nearest tips are at Barkers Lane, Bedford, MK41 9SB and St. Neots Recycling Centre, 3 Marston Road,Saint Neots PE19 2HB
•Household refuse is collected fortnightly in Colmworth on Mondays. In recent past, collections have been made on Bank Holidays, but please keep an eye on the local press. You should leave your Black wheelie-bin in a prominent position near to the roadside before 7am
RECYCLING COLLECTIONS - orange and green bins are collected together on alternate weeks except in December - Feb when green bins are not collected and it is only the orange bin.
Orange Lidded Bin
Paper, Cardboard and Cartons Newspapers, magazines, junk mail, envelopes (including window envelopes), cereal boxes, corrugated card, greeting cards, food and drink cartons (Tetra Paks), ready meal boxes, cardboard packaging Paper and cardboard Cartons Plastic Food Packaging Plastic food containers, plastic packaging, plastic bags (e.g. carrier bags, bread and fruit bags), plastic bottles (including bottle tops but please remove from the bottle), yoghurt pots + lids, margarine tubs + lids, meat trays, fruit punnets, plastic film Plastic bottlesMixed plastic packagingPlastic bags Metal Packaging Food tins, drinks cans, aluminium foil and trays, empty aerosols.
Extra orange recycling bags can be collected free of charge from Top End Stores in Little Staughton.
Garden Waste - Green Lidded Bin
Grass cutting, plants and weeds, flowers, prunings, hedge clippings, leaves and bark, vase plants, pond plants Garden Waste
No thanks - Soil, rubble, vegetable peelings, kitchen waste, plastic bags, plant pots, polystyrene trays, animal bedding, pet waste, general household waste, persistent/noxious weeds (Ragwort, Japanese Knotweed, Spear Thistle, Creeping Thistle, Broad Leaf Dock, Curled Dock), fake plants.
There are dog waste bins in Chapel Lane, Green Lane (off Honeydon Rd), Honeydon Road, on the Triangle by the Church and in Shelford Lane at the end of Queens Road and there are four dog bins in the Country Park.
The dog bins are emptied fortnightly on Fridays by Bedford Borough Council. The first day they will be emptied each month in 2018 is:
5th October, 2nd Nov, 11th Dec
The first dat they will be emptied in 2019 will be 8th January
If you see a dog bin is full please e-mail Environment Helpdesk <Environment.Helpdesk@bedford.gov.uk> to report it. Thank you.