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Bin collection dates reminder for the festive period

Press release   •   Dec 16, 2013 12:29 GMT

Rochdale Borough Council is reminding residents that some bin collection days over Christmas and New Year will change and that they can check all collection dates on the postcode checker on the ‘When are my bins collected?’ page on the council’s website at

All households with a bin date change, around 44,000, have also received a leaflet with details of the changes that they can refer to over the festive period.

Residents with a collection due on:

  • Wednesday 25 December (Christmas Day) will now be collected on Saturday 28 December
  • Thursday 26 December (Boxing Day) will be collected on Monday 30 December
  •  Wednesday 1 January (New Year’s Day) will be collected on Saturday 4 January

All other collection days will remain the same.

Councillor Jacqui Beswick, Portfolio Holder for Place and Regulation said: “Crews will be working hard over the festive period to provide a service. If we experience severe weather during this period, I would ask residents to check the council website for regular updates."

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