Cambridge bin days, recycling info and pharmacy opening times during Christmas
We've put together a list of handy information for the festive period.
To help you navigate the festive period, we’ve put together this handy little package of useful information.
Regular collection days will change due to the bank holidays. Here’s the date of usual collection and the revised collection day beside it:
Monday, December 25 - Wednesday, December 27
Tuesday, December 26 - Thursday, December 28
Wednesday, December 27 - Friday, December 29
Thursday, December 28 - Saturday, December 30
Friday, December 29 - Tuesday, January 2
Monday, January 1 - Wednesday, January 3
Tuesday, January 2 - Thursday, January 4
Wednesday, January 3 - Friday, January 5
Thursday, January 4 - Saturday, January 6
Friday, January 5 - Monday, January 8
Monday, January 8 - Tuesday, January 9
Tuesday, January 9 - Wednesday, January 10
Wednesday, January 10 - Thursday, January 11
Thursday, January 11 - Friday, January 12
Friday, January 12 - Saturday, January 13
Here’s a guide to where to put tress, boxes and wrapping paper.
■ Wrapping paper and Christmas cards go in blue bins. Recyclable and non-recyclable items can be also taken to household recycling centres.
■ Old Christmas lights and many decorations can be recycled.
■ Turkey carcasses and other food waste go in green bins.
■ Real Christmas trees can be cut up and put in your green, taken to Cherry Hinton Hall car park until January 20, or to the recycling centres.
Arthur Rank Hospice is again collecting trees from homes in CB1, CB2, CB3, CB4, CB5, CB22 or CB24. Trees will be collected for a donation on January 5-6.
GP surgeries will close on Friday, December 22, and will not re-open until Wednesday, December 27. Surgeries will also be closed on January 1.
Urgent appointments will be available by calling your GP practice or NHS 111.
Cambridge Numark Pharmacy, 2 Adkins Corner, Perne Road, Cambridge. 10am-2pm
Asda, Beehive Centre, Coldhams Lane, Cambridge. 9am-6pm
Boots, 5-6 Grafton Centre. 11am-5pm
Boots, 28 Petty Cury & 65-67 Sidney Street. 9am-6pm
Boots, Cambridge Retail Park, Newmarket Road. 9am-6pm
Sainsbury’s Pharmacy, Brooks Road, Cambridge. 9am-6pm