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Changes Over Christmas

Published Tuesday 19 December, 2023
Last updated on Thursday 22 February, 2024

There are changes to our services over the Christmas period.

Recycling and waste collections

Food waste (black caddy with orange lid), recycling (blue bin) and general waste (green bin) collections will be collected later than normal over the Christmas and New Year period.

The changes are:

  • Monday 25 December will be collected on Wednesday 27 December
  • Tuesday 26 December will be collected on Thursday 28 December
  • Wednesday 27 December will be collected on Friday 29 December
  • Thursday 28 December will be collected on Saturday 30 December
  • Friday 29 December will be collected on Monday 1 January
  • Monday 1 January will be collected on Tuesday 2 January
  • Tuesday 2 January will be collected on Wednesday 3 January
  • Wednesday 3 January will be collected on Thursday 4 January
  • Thursday 4 January will be collected on Friday 5 January
  • Friday 5 January will be collected on Saturday 6 January

Garden waste (brown bin) collections are suspended as usual until Monday 8 January.

The clinical waste collections are:

  • Wednesday 27 December collections will be collected on Thursday 28 December
  • Thursday 28 December collections will be collected on Friday 29 December
  • Thursday 29 December collections will be collected on Saturday 30 December

Council offices

Our offices are closed from 1pm on Friday 22 December, until Tuesday 2 January 2024.

You can still access many of our services online.

Out of hours emergencies

Our out of hours emergency services will be on call as usual over the Christmas period.

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