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Free meals for school children during half term

The council will be giving out free meals to children during the October half term (26 - 30 October)

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What repairs am I responsible for?

Certain repairs required to your property are your responsibility. 

  • Repairing any fittings that they have installed e.g. shelves or radiator coverings.
  • Replacing keys when lost or when locked out.
  • Fitting additional locks.
  • Replacing or re-fixing garden gate latches, hasp and staples, padlocks, house numbers and store room numbers.
  • Renewing or re-fixing draft excluders.
  • Tightening and adjusting hinges and catches on internal doors and cupboards.
  • Repairing or replacing minor fixtures.
  • Replacing broken or cracked glass (potential rechargeable item).
  • Repairing or replacing internal doors and frames (potential rechargeable item).
  • Repairing or replacing door furniture including handles, letterboxes and door bells (potential rechargeable item).
  • Resetting trip switches and replacing light bulbs, pull cords, fluorescent tubes and starters.
  • Attempting to clear blockages in wastes, gullies or toilets.
  • Renewal of a bath, sink or basin plugs, chains and WC seats (potential rechargeable item).
  • Cleaning out shower heads.
  • Taking action to prevent and manage condensation.
  • Repairing minor cracks or holes in walls and ceilings.
  • Replacing dustbins.
  • Replacing clothes posts, lines or rotary dryers.
  • Repair/replacing floor coverings installed by tenants i.e. carpets, vinyl, ceramic tiles, laminate flooring.
  • Decoration.
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