Green bin waste
As a result of a reduction of grant funding, Stratford upon Avon District Council is proposing a chargeable garden waste service from 1 June 2020
Without this charge the council may have to consider discontinuing the existing discretionary garden service.
Key points of this proposal are listed below. Further information and the full consultation document can be found at
Your response can be submitted via:
It would be appreciated if you could copy any response to email@example.com so that the parish council can understand residents’ thoughts.
To introduce a chargeable garden waste service from 1 June 2020 to align with the grass cutting season.
The annual charge for the service will be £40.00 per wheeled bin or equivalent sacks. Additional bins/sacks will be charged at the same rate.
A 5% discount in the first year will be offered to those residents who set up an annual Direct Debit for the service.
A free compost bin will be offered to those residents who are in receipt of Council Tax Reduction and who choose not to participate in the service.
The subscription year will be fixed from 1 June to 31 May (12-months) non refundable
Bins/sacks will be emptied on a fortnightly basis throughout the year. Residents will be able to share collections with neighbours; however, the crews will only collect from those households with a valid subscription.
Residents will be required to ‘opt-in’ to the service on an annual basis. They will receive a branded sticker/tag each year so that the crews are aware of the bins to be emptied.
Residents not wishing to buy into the service but wishing to receive a weekly food waste collection will be provided with a food waste caddy, on request, free of charge (if they do not already have one). Collection on garden waste day.
In the event that the resident moves property, the service will be transferrable within Stratford-on-Avon District (after advising the Council of the address change) or to the new occupier.
The Council will promote discounted home composting and implement a strict policy of no garden waste in the grey bin, with any persistent contamination breaches resulting in the non-collection of grey bins
Please click here for a copy of the statutory notice following the resignation of Cllr Claire Scopes.
Earlier this year, significant work was carried out at the western end of Lower Quinton involving improving the path as part of the Safer to School project and separately resurfacing of the carriageway took place along with improving the drainage. With no second path along the route, a safe segregated space for pedestrians was required on the carriageway meaning the road had to be closed to still leave space for the work to be carried out.
The next stage of the Safer to School project will see the pathways improved along the route from near Thackeray Close to Quinton School plus other enhancements, new signage and renewed road painting. There is this time a path on the other side of the road which means only traffic lights will be needed for this work. BUT additionally, some of the Main Road carriageway has to be repaired as it is now structurally flawed.
This WILL require TWO DAYS of road closure. SEE BELOW for detail.
The work has been timed to be done mostly during the summer school holidays.
The path and other improvements work will commence on
19th August 0730 – 1730 and last approximately two weeks. This will involve traffic lights.
The work starts near the school and then heads west;
minor work may have to continue into the third week.
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The essential repairs requiring FULL ROAD CLOSURE Stileman to Goose Lane
will be 29th and 30th August (with reserve day Sat 31st) from 0900 – 1530
There will be yellow pre notice boards going up, first for the path etc work and then as well for the two day road closure.
Any changes we get will be published via Quinton Parish Council Facebook, the Quinton Parish web site www.quintonpc.org.uk and notice boards but any of this could be affected at short notice by the weather.
There is a lot of yellow paint surface marking around The Fordway estate and St. Swithin’s Drive. We have sought information but not yet received an answer. We suspect The Fordway marking relates to tidying up the area prior to adoption by Warwickshire and the other to simply be repairing the paths. “ Cut Veg” is not from the Parish Council!
Click here for a copy of the statutory notice.
Changes to bus service from 5th January 2019
For information regarding the changes please visit either or visit the County Council's Buses page.
Quinton Parish Council has installed closed circuit television (cctv) to deter and reduce crime and antisocial activity in the environs of Quinton Village Hall.
Click here for a copy of the policy statement.
Quinton Parish Council Grant Fund
The Parish Council has a small budget for the award of grants to provide support for voluntary groups or charitable organisations within the parish. Click here for a copy of the grant application form
Keeping footpaths and bridleways open...
The Parish Council is conducting a survey of all the footpaths and bridleways in the parish to ensure that these are kept open and are easy of access.
If you know of any paths which are obstructed by brambles, overgrown hedges, overhanging trees or any other obstacles, please inform the Clerk.
Ordnance Survey grid references are most helpful in locating the trouble spots, but any detailed description of the exact location(s) will be welcome.
Speed Aware Volunteers...
...Are you concerned by the speed of traffic in Upper and Lower Quinton?
why not become a Speed Watch Co-ordinator or Volunteer!
For Speed Aware info leaflet click here