Community Events: The Great Get Together

The Great Get Together is back – come along and help us to make your community a place to be proud of!

 

Meet with us, our partners and other members of your area to discuss any issues, take part in community activities and get advice on a number of topics from teams in the know.

Let’s get together and make a real local difference.

Bulky Waste Collection

As part of The Great Get Together community events, we will be in each area on the specified day collecting bulky items.

This is a FREE service to all residents. Collections are limited to three items per household.

 

Items we can take Items we can’t take
✔ chairs and tables ✘ building material
✔ sofas ✘ oil and paint
✔ beds and mattresses ✘ garden waste
✔ carpets and rugs ✘ gas bottles
✔ clothes and toys ✘ hazardous waste
✘ tyres
✘ fridges
✘ TVs
✘ general rubbish

 

Leave your items on the pavement outside your property for collection on your area’s specified day.

Help & Advice

You can also get useful help and advice on a number of topics including community safety, budgeting and benefits and wellbeing. Or, just come for a chat and let us know if there’s anything you’d like to change.

There’ll be representatives from the police, fire and rescue service and council, along with teams who can provide information on:

  • community safety
  • housing
  • local environment
  • living well and staying independent
  • money advice
  • jobs and training

 

Each Get Together will also include a variety of community activities such as:

  • litter picks
  • street inspections
  • fire safety check at residential properties
  • community police walkabouts

Give us your feedback

Can’t attend your area’s Get Together? Leave your feedback on our services by clicking the link below and filling in the survey:

The Great Get Together Timetable

A timetable of events can be found below for each area.

Date: Thursday 8th June

Time: 10am – 4pm

Location: Bradwell shops, Hanbridge Avenue

Events:

  • 10am – 12pm: Bursley Academy litter pick
  • 10am – 12pm: Sun Academy litter pick
  • 10am – 2pm: Community engagement
  • 1pm – 3pm: Bradwell Lane litter pick

Bulky waste collection points:

  • Shawport Avenue
  • Bursley Way
  • Arnold Grove
  • Hillport Avenue
  • Denry Crescent
  • The Cardway
  • Bradwell Lane
  • Turnhill Grove
  • Talke Road (bungalows)
  • Dayson Place (flats)
  • Oldcastle Avenue
  • Cauldon Avenue
  • Longshaw Avenue
  • Calvert Grove
  • Clare Avenue
  • Knype Way
  • Knype Close
  • Moorthorne Crescent

Date: Thursday 15th June

Time: 10am – 4pm

Location: One Stop Shop, London Road

Events:

  • 9am – 10.30am: Crackley Bank Primary School litter pick
  • 10am – 10.45pm: Chesterton Community Centre litter pick
  • 10am – 11am: Chesterton Primary School litter pick
  • 10am – 4pm: Community engagement
  • 1.15pm – 2.30pm: St. Chad’s Primary School litter pick

Bulky waste collection points:

  • Wolstanton Road
  • Springfield Close
  • Haddon Grove
  • Farcroft Avenue
  • Heath Street
  • Bamber Place
  • Leech Avenue
  • Walton Place
  • Loomer Road
  • Spencer Place
  • Constable Avenue
  • Landseer Place
  • Romney Avenue
  • Gainsborough Road
  • Reynolds Avenue
  • Hogarth Place
  • Brutus Road
  • Hadrian Way
  • Tuscan Way
  • Palatine Drive
  • Beasley Avenue
  • Woodcastle Crescent
  • Talke Road
  • Rowley Avenue
  • Plymouth Grove
  • Chatsworth Place
  • Tintern Place
  • Brittain Avenue
  • Wright Avenue
  • Taunton Place
  • Tenby Grove
  • Pear Tree Lane
  • Birch House Road
  • Holly Road
  • Cedar Road
  • Whitethorn Way
  • Pinewood Grove
  • Maple Avenue
  • Cherry Tree Road
  • Applecroft
  • Alder Grove
  • Cypress Grove
  • Hazel Road
  • Walnut Grove
  • Audley Road
  • Church Street (flats)
  • Trinity Court
  • Lion Grove
  • Gibson Grove
  • Rosevale Court
  • Orwell Place
  • Medway Place
  • Dart Place
  • Weaver Place
  • Dove Place
  • Leaswood Place
  • Newlands Close

Date: Tuesday 4th July

Time: 10am – 4pm

Location: Tesco, Liverpool Road

Events: 

  • 10am – 12pm: Litter pick (meet at Tesco)
  • 10am – 12pm: Community engagement (Tesco car park)
  • 11am – 12pm: Dementia Awareness Information Session (Tesco training room)
  • 1pm – 2pm: Dementia Awareness Information Session (Tesco training room)
  • 1pm – 3pm: Litter pick

Bulky waste collection points: 

  • Warwick Close
  • William Road
  • Rutland Road
  • Dorset Place
  • Surrey Road
  • Salop Place
  • Park View Road
  • Moss Place
  • Gloucester Road
  • Moorland Road
  • St Thomas
  • High Street
  • Newchapel Road
  • Galleys Bank
  • Whitehill Road
  • Everest Road
  • Castle View Road
  • Hilary Road
  • Brieryhurst Road
  • Trubshaw Place
  • Priory Place
  • Thursfield Avenue
  • Rigby Road
  • The Rookery
  • Dove House
  • Castle House
  • Bank Street

Date: Wednesday 5th July

Time: 10am – 3pm

Location: Freeport Talke Retail Park

Events: 

  • 10am – 3pm: Local Housing Allowance advice
  • 10am – 3pm: Employment & Skills advice
  • 10am – 3pm: Money Advice
  • 10am – 3pm: Community engagement

Bulky waste collection points: 

Talke Pits:

  • Ashenough Road
  • Bevan Avenue
  • Monument Road
  • Wedgwood Road
  • Lodge Road
  • Kingsley Road
  • Queen’s Gardens
  • Kent House
  • Norfolk House
  • Windsor House
  • King House
  • Princess Court
  • High Street
  • Elizabeth Court

Talke:

  • St Martin’s Road
  • Chester Road
  • Swan House
  • Walton Grove
  • Dumbill House
  • Coppice House
  • Barrie Gardens
  • Macbeth House

Date: Wednesday 12th July

Time: 10am – 4pm

Location: Pensioners Hall, Church Street

Events: 

  • 10am – 11am: Ravensmead Primary School litter pick
  • 10am – 12pm: Coffee morning with Aspire at Community Centre
  • 10am – 3.30pm: Safety in the home with Fire & Rescue Service
  • 10am – 3.30pm: Community safety with Staffordshire Police
  • 10am – 3.30pm: Anti-Social Behaviour talks with Community Youth Workers
  • 10am – 4pm: Local Housing Allowance advice

Bulky waste collection points: 

  • The Drive
  • Roberts Close
  • Podmore Avenue
  • High Street
  • Victoria Avenue
  • Harrison Close
  • Burgess Court
  • Station Walks
  • Station Road
  • Holding Crescent
  • King Street
  • Queen Street
  • Maddock Street
  • Princess Avenue
  • New King Street
  • Meadowside Avenue
  • Booth Street
  • Kelsall Way
  • Durber Close
  • Westfield Avenue
  • Vernon Avenue
  • Vernon Close
  • Chester Road
  • Dean Hollow
  • Hill Crescent

Bignall End

  • Chapel Street
  • Diglake Street
  • Albert Street
  • Old Road
  • Ravens Close
  • Wood Street

Wood Lane

  • High Street
  • Megacre
  • Wedgwood Avenue
  • Woodcroft
  • Church Street
  • School Close
  • Turner Avenue
  • Cheshire View

Date: Wednesday 26th July

Time: 10am – 1pm

Location: Minton Street

Events: 

  • 10am – 12pm: Litter pick (meeting point: Morris Square)
  • 10am – 1pm: Advice on recycling
  • 10am – 1pm: Employment & Skills advice
  • 10am – 1pm: Community safety advice

Bulky waste collection points: 

  • Morris Square
  • High Street (flats)
  • Wedgwood Street
  • Bristol Street
  • New Street
  • Victoria Place
  • Hall Place
  • Minton Street
  • Minton Place
  • Church Lane (bungalows)
  • Marsh Court (flats)
  • Sheringham Place (bungalows)
  • Highfield Grange (bungalows)
  • Rathbone Avenue (flats)

Date: Thursday 3rd August

Time: 10am – 4pm

Location: Morrisons, Lower Milehouse Lane

Events: 

  • 10am-12pm: Litter pick (starting point Laxley Road)
  • 10am – 4pm: Community engagement (Morrisons)
  • 10am – 4pm: Community engagement (Mill Rise)
  • 1pm – 3pm: Litter pick (starting point Moran Road)

Bulky waste collection points: 

  • Weston Close
  • Milehouse Lane
  • Wilmot Drive
  • Rogers Avenue
  • Wilmot Close
  • Douglas Road
  • Lymebrook Way
  • Archer Grove
  • Churchill Close
  • Comet Avenue
  • Crusader Road
  • Centurion Crescent
  • Ronaldsway Drive
  • Castletown Grove
  • Ramsey Road
  • Laxley Road
  • Albemarle Road
  • Poplar Avenue
  • Poplar Close
  • Poplar Court
  • King Street
  • Navigation Way
  • Orton Road
  • Ashfields Court
  • Hassam Avenue
  • Roberts Avenue
  • Wilton Street
  • Arthur Street
  • Moran Road
  • Knutton Lane
  • Stanton Close
  • Camillus Road
  • St Vincent Place
  • Church Lane
  • St Gile’s Road
  • St John’s Place
  • St Bernard’s Road
  • Cotswold Avenue
  • Cleveland Road
  • Mendip Place
  • Pennine Way
  • Chiltern Place
  • Pentland Grove
  • Cheviot Close
  • Cemetery Road
  • Cemetery View
  • High Street
  • Gordon Street
  • Gordon Court
  • Peake Street
  • John Street

Date: Friday 18th August

Time: 10am – 4pm

Location: TBC

Events: TBC

Bulky waste collection points: TBC

Date: Thursday 24th August

Time: 10am – 1pm

Location: TBC

Events: TBC

Bulky waste collection points: TBC

Date: Wednesday 30th August

Time: 10am – 2pm

Location: TBC

Events: TBC

Bulky waste collection points: TBC

Date: Friday 8th September

Time: 10am – 4pm

Location: Higherland Surgery, Orme Road

Events: TBC

Bulky waste collection points: TBC

Date: Friday 15th September

Time: 10am – 4pm

Location: Library, Kingsbridge Avenue

Events: TBC

Bulky waste collection points: TBC

Date: Friday 22nd September

Time: 10am – 4pm

Location: The Parade Co-op, Silverdale Road

Events: TBC

Bulky waste collection points: TBC