How would you make waste depot better?

Residents are to have their say about how the household waste recycling depot at Eastwood can be improved.

Meetings will be held between September 6 and 18, beginning at Bridgeholme Cricket Club, between 1pm and 6.30pm.

The depot is midway between Hebden Bridge and Todmorden.

Depots in Elland and Brighouse have already been upgraded and changes to the Halifax centre at Lee Bank have drawn some criticism due to the lengthy queues at weekends.

Calderdale Council’s economy and environment spokesman, Barry Collins, said: “We are looking to make the Eastwood site easier and safer to use while boosting the recycling levels and reducing the impact on neighbouring properties.

“We will have a display showing the two main options and opportunities for environmental improvements around the site,” said Coun Collins (Lab, Illingworth and Mixenden).

Other recycling meetings will be held on Thursday, September 8 from 10.30am – 3pm at Todmorden Market; on Friday, September 9 from 2pm – 5pm and Saturday from 9.30am – 4pm at Todmorden Library; on Monday, September 12 from noon – 3.30pm at the recycling depot; on Thursday, September 15, from 10.30am – 3pm at Hebden Bridge Market and from 7.30pm – 9pm at Todmorden Town Hall; on Friday, September 16 from 2pm - 5pm at Hebden Bridge Library; and Sunday, September 18 from 2pm – 5pm at Bridgeholme Cricket Club.