LEWISHAM Council is offering free weekend garden waste recycling to its residents.

From March 19 until November 27, residents can dispose of their garden waste at four sites in different parts of the borough.

The four locations that will be open Saturday to Sunday from 9am until noon are:

• Riddons Road junction with Mayeswood Road, Grove Park

• Girton Road car park, Sydenham

• Kitto Road, outside Orange Café, Telegraph Hill

• Laurence House Car Park, Catford

Gardeners are being encouraged to take their waste in plastic or reusable bags. Flowers and plants, grass clippings, hedge trimmings, leaves, and twigs and branches up to four inches in diameter will all be accepted.

Kitchen waste, trade waste or trailers, vans or open back vehicles will not be allowed.

The service is free, but residents should take a proof of address and ID. For more information visit lewisham.gov.uk