Southport Recycling Centre – Winter hours September 30th, 2015 COMMUNITY CONTRIBUTOR Latest News Latest Uncategorized Shares Comments Sefton’s Recycling Centres are set to switch to their shorter winter opening hours. From Thursday 1 October the Centres will be open from 8.00am until 5.00pm* – changing from the summer hours of 8.00am to 8.00pm. Carl Beer, Chief Executive of MRWA, said: “Merseyside householders can use the Centres to recycle a host of items – from cans, car batteries and cardboard to garden waste, glass bottles and jars, paper, scrap metal, textiles and timber, and more.” There are 13 Household Waste Recycling Centres in the region. They are operated by Veolia on behalf of Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority (MRWA). Sefton: Formby, Sefton Meadows, South Sefton, Southport Knowsley: Huyton, Kirkby Liverpool: Otterspool St Helens: Newton-le-Willows, Ravenhead, Rainhill Wirral: Bidston, Clatterbridge, West Kirby The Centre at South Sefton in Bootle is home to the YMCA Community Re-use Shop. The shop is the first of its kind in Merseyside and accepts used and ‘pre-loved’ items from householders which have been dropped off at the Recycling Centre. Instead of being landfilled or recycled, the donations are cleaned and put up for sale. They include furniture, children’s’ toys, electrical items and tools/bric-a-brac. If you’re planning to visit a Recycling Centre in a van or with a long trailer then you will need a Permit to get in. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!