Get your rubbish out early - that's the message from council chiefs in North Ayrshire ahead of changes to bin collections during the festive season.The local authority is advising residents to put their household bin out for 7am as as the actual time of collection might vary during the holidays.
On the mainland and Cumbrae only the domestic and commercial collection days for Monday, December 26 and Monday, January 2 will change.
Bins due for collection on December 26 will be collected on Christmas Eve. Bins due for collection on January 2 will be collected on Hogmanay.
All other collection days remain unaffected.On Arran, domestic collection dates in December will change as follows: Monday, 26 to Wednesday 28; Tuesday 27 to Thursday 29; Wednesday 28 to Friday 30.In January, uplifts change from: Monday 2 to Wednesday 4; Tuesday 3 to Thursday 5 and Wednesday 4 to Friday 6.If adverse weather affects a specific area the council will return to collect bins when possible.There will also be changes to the dates for commercial waste collections.Those due on December 26 and 27 will be done on December 27 only, while uplifts scheduled for January 2 and 3 will be collected on January 3 only.The Ayrshire Live app is available to download now.Get all the local news in your area – plus features, football news and the latest on the coronavirus crisis – at your fingertips 24/7.The free download features the latest breaking news and exclusive stories while you can customise your page with the sections that matter to you.The Ayrshire Live app is available to download now on iOS and Android.For further details on all the above call 01770 600338.In all areas, the council’s Household Waste Recycling Centres will shut at 2pm on ChristmasRead more on dailyrecord.co.uk