Wealden District Council has been informed by its waste collection and street cleansing contractor, Biffa, that following a meeting with representatives of the GMB today (Thursday 21st April) the union has agreed to delay strike action for one week. This postponement of industrial action is to allow for its members to be balloted on a pay offer made by Biffa.
Strike action will therefore not begin as originally notified on Monday (25th April).
Wealden District Council is informing residents that all waste collection and street cleansing services will operate as normal next week, and households should continue to put bins out on the regular collection day.
The Council would also like to thank residents for their understanding during this time.