Safety and the environment in your community


  • Garden bonfires: the rules

    The rules about having garden bonfires, burning domestic waste, complaining about a neighbour's bonfire, fines

  • Green Deal: energy saving for your home

    Green Deal home and business energy-saving improvements - assessments, repayments, Home Improvement Fund scheme

  • Smoke control areas: the rules

    In smoke control areas you can only use certain types of fuel or exempt appliances - find out if you live in one and what you can burn

  • Controlling your dog in public

    You can be fined if your dog is out of control in public - find out about Dog Control Orders, banned dogs, dog fouling and reporting a dangerous dog

  • Asbestos in your home

    Get information from your local council about asbestos in your home and how to dispose of it safely

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