Alton Webteam: April 2016
At our recent GAP Covenant Council, it was mentioned that there is a public consultation taking place in regards to possible changes to our Household Waste and Recycling Centre as Hampshire County Council seeks to save money.
Whilst nothing has yet been decided and in the midst of speculation and rumour that our site might be effected, we would encourage you all to go on-line and have your say.
The public consultation on proposals for changes to the Household Waste and Recycling Centre service can be seen and the consultation form completed at www.hants.gov.uk/hwrc2016
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