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Christmas and New Year Bank Holiday Collection Changes

Check for changes to your normal rubbish and recycling collections

This page lists changes to collections for Christmas and New Year Bank holidays. Your regular scheduled collections can still be checked online.

Christmas Bin Collections

Your Normal Collection Day


Your Revised Collection Day

Monday 21 Decemberno changeMonday 21 December
Tuesday 22 Decemberno changeTuesday 22 December
Wednesday 23 Decemberno changeWednesday 23 December
Thursday 24 Decemberno changeThursday 24 December
Friday 25 Decemberwill be collected onTuesday 29 December

Monday 28 Decemberwill be collected onWednesday 30 December
Tuesday 29 Decemberwill be collected onThursday 31 December
Wednesday 30 Decemberwill be collected onSaturday 2 January
Thursday 31 Decemberwill be collected onMonday 4 January
Friday 1 Januarywill be collected onTuesday 5 January

Monday 4 Januarywill be collected onWednesday 6 January
Tuesday 5 Januarywill be collected onThursday 7 January
Wednesday 6 Januarywill be collected onFriday 8 January
Thursday 7 Januarywill be collected onSaturday 9 January
Friday 8 Januarywill be collected onMonday 11 January

Monday 11 Januarywill be collected onTuesday 12 January
Tuesday 12 Januarywill be collected onWednesday 13 January
Wednesday 13 Januarywill be collected onThursday 14 January
Thursday 14 Januarywill be collected onFriday 15 January
Friday 15 Januarywill be collected onSaturday 16 January

**Collections will return to normal from  Monday 18 January 2021**

Christmas Tree Recycling
Please leave your real Christmas tree by your recycling for collection from Monday 4 January until 29 January 2021. We will collect Christmas trees, even if you do not subscribe to the garden waste service. Please remove all lights, decorations and pots.