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Needles and syringes

The council will respond to requests for the removal of needles and syringes within 2 hours of receiving notification.

To make a needle removal request, please use our discarded needles online form.

or contact:

During normal office hours: 01642 726001

Emergencies out of hours: 01642 726050

Please telephone the Environment Contact Centre on 01642 726001 or the out of hours service on 01642 726050.

We advise members of the public not to pick up needles or syringes, unless they pose an immediate danger to you or others.

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