DDC Waste Collection services and Christmas Opening hours
Stowe Nine Churches Parish Council
Daventry District Council's offices will be closed from Christmas Day until they reopen on Monday 4 January 2021.
Essential services, such as waste and recycling collections and street cleaning will continue over the festive period, and there will also continue to be arrangements in place in the event of an emergency.
Find out more below:
Waste and recycling collections
Collections will continue as usual over the Christmas and New Year period, except for Christmas Day and New Year’s Day:
- If your collection is due on Christmas Day (Friday, 25 December) it will take place on Sunday, 27 December
- If your collection is due on New Year’s Day (Friday, 1 January) it will take place the following day on Saturday, 2 January
Extra recycling collection
During the week beginning Monday 28 December, all households will get an extra collection of their blue-lidded bin on their usual collection day. Extra recycling will also be collected if it cannot fit into the blue-lidded bin. Please put these items in clear or white bags and place them next to your bin.
Food waste collections
Food waste bins will continue to be collected on their usual weekly schedule. Please remember you can recycle leftover raw and cooked foods, including veg peelings, egg shells, out-of-date food, plate scrapings, solid fats, meat and fish bones. Please do not put any liquids in the caddy.
Garden waste collections
There will a short break in collections during the week beginning 28 December, to allow crews to focus on the extra seasonal recycling.
General waste collections
Black bins containing general waste will continue to be collected as normal on their three-weekly cycle. Please make sure you recycle as much as possible and make use of the extra blue-lidded recycling bin collection, as bins with raised lids or bags of rubbish left next to your bin will not be collected.
Real Christmas trees
If you have a real Christmas tree you can put it out for collection in the week beginning Monday 11 January. It should be placed next to your bins on your normal collection day. Those subscribed to the garden waste service can cut the tree up and place it in their garden waste bins if they prefer.
There are no communal collection points for real Christmas trees, but they can be taken to your local household waste recycling centre: https://www.daventrydc.gov.uk/living/waste-and-recycling/where-is-the-nearest-recycling-centre/
What can I recycle?
Find out more information about what can be put in each bin at: https://www.daventrydc.gov.uk/living/waste-and-recycling/what-can-i-recycle/
Keep on top of collections
You can check your collection day and which bins to put out using any of the following methods:
Check the collection calendar we sent you in August
Check your bin day online: https://selfserve.daventrydc.gov.uk/forms/postcodechecker.aspx
Download the free Daventry District Council app from the Apple or Google Play stores
Report a missed collection
Daventry District Council's offices and Contact Centre will be closed from Christmas Day, reopening on Monday 4 January. During this period any missed collections can be reported via our online self-serve system: https://selfserve.daventrydc.gov.uk/forms/MissedCollections.aspx
Council opening times
Lodge Road council offices
Daventry District Council's offices will close at 4.30pm on Christmas Eve (Thursday 24 December), reopening at 9am on Monday, 4 January 2021.
Residents can continue to access a range of information and services online: https://www.daventrydc.gov.uk/online/
Please also be aware that due to Covid-19 there are restrictions on who can enter the Lodge Road offices. It is currently only open to people who are: homeless or threatened with homelessness; in need of a food bank referral; accessing Children and Young People’s services; accessing Job Centre Plus; or vulnerable and in need of help with Universal Credit. Please come to the front door and a member of staff will speak to you from a safe distance.
Linda Carter - Clerk
- 07530 963236
Find Stowe Nine Churches Parish Council
Stowe Nine Churches, Church Stowe, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN7 4SG
The parish of Stowe Nine Churches is part of the Daventry district and comprises of two settlements, Church Stowe and Upper Stowe.