Recycling and waste collections over the festive period
17th December 2012
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See below for details:

Normal Collection Day          Revised Collection Day
Christmas Day                           Thursday 27th December
Boxing Day                                Friday 28th December
Thursday 27th December             Saturday 29th December
Friday 28th December                 Monday 31st December
Monday 31st December              Wednesday 2nd January 2013
Tuesday 1st January 2013          Thursday 3rd January 2013
Wednesday 2nd January 2013     Friday 4th January 2013
Thursday 3rd January 2013         Saturday 5th January 2013
Friday 4th January 2013              Monday 7th January 2013
Monday 7th January 2013           Tuesday 8th January 2013
Tuesday 8th January 2013          Wednesday 9th January 2013
Wednesday 9th January 2013      Thursday 10th January 2013
Thursday 10th January 2013        Friday 11th January 2013
Friday 11th January 2013            Saturday 12th January 2013


Opening times for the Borough's two Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs) at Stock Road and Leigh Marshes will also be altered over the festive period.

Both sites will be closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day, but open on Christmas Eve and the remaining days of that week.They will also both be closed on New Year's Day, but will also open on New Year's Eve and the remaining days of that week.

Normal opening days will resume from 7th January 2013 onwards (when Stock Road will close every Thursday and Leigh Marshes will close every Wednesday).  The hours the sites are open will remain unchanged - from 9am to 4pm Monday to Friday and from 8am to 4pm Saturday and Sunday.

For a list of opening times for the HWRCs over the Christmas and New Year period please visit

For any other recycling or waste collection enquiries go to or call 01702-215006.

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