The Environmental Protection section is responsible for local air quality, dealing with complaints concerning statutory nuisance, sampling and enforcing the quality of private water supplies, managing the Council’s cemeteries, and providing a pest control and dog warden service. Taking action to identify and remedy contaminated land is also an important part of the work of the section.
Use the links above to find further information on a range of pests and nuisances.
The leading public body for protecting and improving the environment in England and Wales. Their job is to make sure that air, land and water are looked after by everyone in today's society, so that tomorrow's generations inherit a cleaner, healthier world.
DEFRA is responsible for driving forward the Government's programmes on the environment, food and rural affairs.
DWI is responsible for assessing the quality of drinking water in England and Wales, taking enforcement action if standards are not being met, and appropriate action when water is unfit for human consumption.
The Office of Water Services (Ofwat) is the economic regulator for water and sewerage services in England and Wales. It is a non-ministerial government department led by the Director General of Water Services.
Established to guide the creation of a national database of air quality monitoring information and to improve the reliability and inter-comparability of monitoring data between local authorities.
The Countryside Council for Wales is the Government's statutory adviser on sustaining natural beauty, wildlife and the opportunity for outdoor enjoyment in Wales and its inshore waters. The national wildlife conservation authority.