Waste & Bonfires
Recyle and compost
Members are encouraged to recycle their garden and kitchen waste but please do not bring items of garden waste to burn on the site.
At the AGM 2016 the membership agreed to ban bonfires on a Friday and Saturday.
Additionally, members are reminded of the following:
On other days bonfires must not be lit earlier than two hours before sunset, sunset times are given on the charts posted outside the office and by the Cambridge Avenue car park.
Members should avoid the burning of 'green waste' - this should be composted. This includes the 'nasties' such as couch grass, mares tail, bind weed etc. - these can be composted separately to other green waste and will produce useful compost in time (remove as much soil as possible from the roots and pile up so that the sun can dry/kill the plants and they will then render down to become something useful). Material for bonfires (brambles, tree branches, old wood etc.) should be dry and combustible, thus reducing the smoke nuisance.
Ideally wait for a still evening or when the wind direction is towards the golf course. Avoid lighting fires when the wind direction is towards residential areas.
Large items (tree trunks etc.) can be deposited on the bonfire site adjacent to the wood-chip and manure delivery point by the Cambridge Avenue entrance, this will be disposed of by the Committee.
Do NOT bring domestic waste onto the site for burning.
Members are responsible for ensuring adequate fire safety - this includes ensuring bonfires are properly extinguished before leaving the site - do not leave it smouldering overnight.