Conwy residents could soon be forced to pay for the collection of garden waste.

Conwy County Borough Council (CCBC) have opened a public consultation asking residents for their views on the potential charge.

The garden waste recycling collection service currently costs £620,000 a year and CCBC are expecting this cost to rise next time the service is tendered.

A council spokesperson, in a statement, said: "This is no longer affordable and we are considering either stopping the service or charging to cover some or all of the costs."

Other councils in the area including Gwynedd, Denbighshire and Flintshire already charge for the collection of garden waste.

The consultation is available on the CCBC website and in public libraries. The council will also be distributing a limited number of paper copies to randomly selected households.

The closing date for residents to give their views is April 5 with a decision to be made on the future of the service soon after.