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Christmas and New Year

Find out more about the Festive Market and Christmas Lights Switch On.

Sparkling white Christmas tree with hanging decorations.

Office closures and updates

Closures, opening times and bin collection times over Christmas and New Year.

 Office closures and updates

Quick, safe and easy Direct Debit for Council Tax.

​Council Tax Direct Debit dates this Christmas

Council Tax Direct Debit dates will change slightly during Christmas and New Year.

Council Tax Direct Debit dates

Emergency contact.

Emergency contact details

How to get in touch with us in an emergency during the Christmas period.

Emergency contact details

Green, black, brown and blue bins all aligned up.

Christmas waste and recycling

Make sure your bins don't overflow this Christmas and see what festive rubbish can go in which bin.

Christmas waste and recycling

People gathered together for Christmas event.

Christmas shopping and events

There's lots of festive fun and events in our town centres, plus extended opening hours.

Christmas shopping and events

Red and green flowers.

Bowlee Nursery Christmas Shop

Buy a variety of Christmas trees and seasonal plants from Bowlee Nursery.

Bowlee Nursery Christmas Shop

Christmas roast turkey getting sliced.

Guide to Christmas food safety

How to safely prepare turkey at home from the Food Standards Agency.

Guide to Christmas food safety

Fallen Christmas tree on the floor.

Christmas tree recycling points

3 ways to recycle your real Christmas tree.                                                                                  

Christmas tree recycling points

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​Tips to stay well

Look after your health this winter with tips from the NHS.

Stay well this Christmas

A toaster with fire coming out of it.

12 days of Christmas fire safety              

Important fire safety guidelines in the run up to the festive period.

Christmas fire safety

A woman holding Christmas shopping bags.

​Christmas saving tips

Save money on food, gifts and energy bills.                                                                                    

Christmas saving tips