Christmas is a time for relaxing and celebrating but there are a few essential dates you need to know to ensure your holiday season remains stress free.
Changes to local rubbish collections
After all the parties and present opening, the last thing you want is to miss your local collection and find yourself under a mountain of rubbish!
Haverhill rubbish collections for 20th to 24th and 27th to 31st December 2010 will be as normal. The collections that will be altered are:
Collection on Mon 3rd Jan 2011 will now be Tues 4th Jan 2011
Collection on Tues 4th Jan 2011 will now be Wed 5th Jan 2011
Collection on Wed 5th Jan 2011 will now be Thurs 6th Jan 2011
Collection on Thurs 6th Jan 2011 will now be Fri 7th Jan 2011
Collection on Fri 7th Jan 2011 will now be Sat 8th Jan 2011
Supermarket Opening Hours
With extra guests to cater for over the holiday season, the last thing you want is to get caught short of either essential groceries or festive treats.
Royal Mail Christmas posting dates
Get ahead of the Christmas rush and make sure you send your cards and parcels before the last posting dates this year. The last recommended posting dates for UK mail are:
2nd Class post: Saturday 18th December 2010
1st Class post: Tuesday 21st December 2010
Standard parcels: Wednesday 15th December 2010
Parcelforce 48: Wednesday 22nd December 2010
Parcelforce Next Day: Thursday 23rd December 2010
Special Delivery: Thursday 23rd December 2010
For information about posting dates for international mail, please click here.