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Christmas service information

Christmas opening times, bin collection dates and revised service information for:

Adult learning centres

Adult Learning Centres will close at 4pm on Friday 22 December and re-open at 9am on Tuesday 2 January.

You can find details on our centres and normal opening hours page.

Bin collections and Household Waste Recycling Sites (tips)

Find out how and where to recycle your common festive waste.

Bin collections

All bin collections will change over Christmas and New Year.  

We will be posting out new bin collection calendars this month (December 2017) that will show revised collection dates for Christmas 2017 and all collection dates for next year up to 24 December 2018. 

Please note: normal collections resume Monday 15 January 2018.

View your bin collection dates

Household waste recycling sites (tips) and Reuse shop

Revised opening times are as follows:

  • Sunday 24 December - open (will close at 4pm)
  • Sunday 31 December - open (will close at 4pm)
  • Monday 25 December - closed
  • Tuesday 26 December - closed 
  • Monday 1 January 2018 - closed

All other days will be as normal between 10am-5pm.

Find out where your nearest recycling site is and what you can take there. 

Kitchen caddy liners

Kitchen caddy liners are available free from all household waste and recycling sites, as well as from customer service centres, leisure centres, libraries and mobile libraries. 

Christmas waste and recycling

Take a look at how and where to recycle your Christmas waste.

Business waste collections

Revised business waste collections are as follows:

General waste collections
Week commencing Collections 
25 December Wednesday to Saturday (Five collection days compressed into four days) 
1 January Tuesday to Saturday (your collection will be one day later than usual)

Recyling waste collections
Week commencing Collections
18 December There will be no change to collection days for two-weekly and four-weekly collections
1 January Two-weekly collections will be made from Wednesday to Monday. Your collection day will be two days later than usual. Friday collections will be made the following Monday.

Please note: normal collections resume Monday 8 January 2018

Customer Service Centres

The customer service centres listed below:

  • Beverley, Cross Street
  • Bridlington, Town Hall, Quay Road
  • Goole, Council Offices
  • Hedon, New Road
  • Hornsea, Newbegin

will be open as follows:

  • Tuesday 2 January 2018 - open (normal opening/closing times)

Multi-service centres with integrated libraries

The multi-service centres with integrated library facilities listed below:

  • Brough, Petuaria Centre
  • Cottingham Centre, Market Green
  • Driffield Centre, Cross Hill
  • Haltemprice Customer Services and Library
  • Hessle Centre, Southgate
  • Market Weighton, Wicstun Centre
  • Pocklington, Pocela Centre
  • Withernsea Centre, Queen Street

will be open as follows:

  • Tuesday 2 January 2018 - open (normal opening times)

Telephone contact

Our telephone line (01482) 393939 will be available for emergencies only between Sunday 24 December and Monday 1 January

Need to request a service or find information?

Try searching for it online or try our AZ of council services.

Day Centres (Adult care)

Christmas opening times for adult day care centres can be viewed using the adult day care centre finder:

Find opening times for adult day care centres

Libraries

Normal library opening hours will resume on Tuesday 2 January 2018.

Mobile libraries

Normal mobile library service will resume on Tuesday 2 January 2018.

Find specific opening times for your local library

Registration and celebratory services

Please note: opening hours are for pre-booked ceremonies and by appointment only, for the registration of deaths and the giving of urgent notices of marriage or of intention to register a civil partnership, for all offices during the holiday period will be as follows:

Registration and celebratory service offices

Beverley

  • Tuesday 2 January 2018 - open (9am - 4.30pm)

Bridlington

  • Tuesday 2 January - open (9am - 12noon and 1pm - 4.30pm)

Cottingham

  • Tuesday 2 January - open (9am - 4.30pm)

Driffield

  • Tuesday 2 January 2018 - open (10am - 12.30pm)

Goole

  • Tuesday 2 January - open (9am - 12noon and 1pm - 4.30pm)

Hedon

  • Tuesday 2 January 2018 - open (10am - 12noon)

Hornsea

  • Monday 25 December to Tuesday 2 January 2018 - closed

Pocklington

  • Tuesday 2 January - open (9am - 12noon and 1pm - 4.30pm)

Withernsea

  • Monday 25 December to Tuesday 2 January 2018 - closed

Sewerby Hall and Gardens

Normal opening hours will resume on Tuesday 2 January 2018.

Please visit the Sewerby Hall website for up to date opening times:

Sewerby Hall (external East Riding website)

All times are subject to weather conditions and the management reserve the right to close early in inclement weather.

Other council services

Need to request a service or find information over the Christmas period? Try searching for it online or try our AZ of council services.

Last Updated: Monday, 09 July 2018