During the festive period your bin and box collection dates will change due to the way the bank holidays fall this year.
Waste will be collected on bank holiday Monday, December 28, so please check your collection calendar for your rearranged dates.
If you don’t have a collection calendar, you can request a calendar or check your collection dates online at Click here or call 01724 297000.
From Saturday December 19 you will receive an extra collection of your general waste.
During the week commencing Monday December 21 all collections will move to the day before. For example, if your normal collection is on a Monday your collection that week will move to Saturday December 19. Tuesday’s collections will move to Monday and so on through to Friday collections that move to Thursday.
To enable the council to make this extra collection, brown bin collections will be stopped temporarily over the Christmas period from the week of Saturday December 19. Brown bin collections will start up again the week commencing Monday January 4.
All bins, boxes and bag collections week commencing Monday January 4 will move to the next day. For example, if your normal collection is on a Monday your collections that week will move to Tuesday January 5, Tuesday collections will move to Wednesday and so on through to Friday collections that move to Saturday.
All collection dates will return to normal from Monday January 11, 2016.