Open as normal from Saturday 11 July

We would like to thank you very much for your patience and co-operation during lock down. We have been able to get the site cleared and much tidier than we have ever been able to do since we first opened in 2006. Most of you have taken the opportunity to bring green...

Metal objects found in woody waste pile – again

Please be careful not to accidentally leave anything except woody plant material in woody waste that you are depositing at our site.   All the objects below were in our woody waste pile and almost went into the chipper today.  If not spotted, they could have caused...

Site re-opened, but by appointment only

We reopened the site, using an appointments system, on Saturday 30th May. Members have beeen contacted by email about renewing membership and booking an appointment to deposit garden waste. During this initial period the site will ONLY be open for deposits of material...

The Big Compost Experiment Results, 6 June

https://www.bigcompostexperiment.org.uk This is a citizens’ science project about compostable plastics.   A session revealing the results will be streamed on the Cheltenham Festivals YouTube channel on  on Saturday 6 June...

Reopening soon, but by appointment only

We are working towards clearing the site ready to reopen, using an appointments system, on Saturday 30th May. Members will be contacted by email about renewing membership and booking an appointment to deposit garden waste. During this initial period the site will ONLY...

Site closed due to COVID -19

COVID -19 Emergency Measures: In order to save lives, support the NHS, and support our volunteers, BCCS will be CLOSED until further notice. Please keep your green waste at home and preferably compost it at home.  Membership renewals will be deferred until the...

No sieved compost at the moment

Due to the very wet weather (and very wet compost) we’ve been unable to sieve any compost lately, and our stocks of sieved compost have run out.  You can still collect unsieved compost though, free or for a small donation – bring your own bags.

Coronavirus Precautions

Coronavirus BCCS is an outdoor site in the fresh air so we will remain open unless guided by government otherwise. However, it is only sensible to take precautions. For all our members, visitors and volunteers we have soap, paper towels and disposable hygienic gloves...

GO PEAT FREE Bisley

FOR PEAT’S SAKE BISLEY GO PEAT FREE In 2011 the government requested a voluntary end to industrial peat extraction by 2030 and to gardeners’ use by 2020. In 2014 BCCS launched its own campaign to reduce peat use, joining the DEFRA / RHS National...

News Archive (before 2020)

  A HAPPY CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY and note we are closed on 28th DECEMBER The site will be closed for a Christmas Holiday on Saturday 28th December. A VERY HAPPY Christmas and all our best wishes for NEW YEAR 2020. Start a new decade with new hope, much mulching and...