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Christmas service information

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

Archives

Visit the East Riding Culture website for Archives opening times.

Bin Collections and Household Waste Recycling Sites (tips)

Bin collections

Bin collection dates will change over the Christmas period. Enter your postcode into the bin collection date search to view collection dates for your home.

Household Waste Recycling Sites (tips)

The opening times below apply to all Household Waste Recycling Sites (tips) in the East Riding. Find your nearest recycling site.

  • Friday, 23 December, 10am–5pm
  • Saturday, 24 December, 10am–4pm
  • Sunday, 25 December, closed
  • Monday, 26 December, closed
  • Tuesday, 27 December, 10am–5pm
  • Wednesday, 28 December, 10am–5pm
  • Thursday, 29 December, 10am–5pm
  • Friday, 30 December, 10am–5pm
  • Saturday, 31 December, 10am–4pm
  • Sunday, 1 January, closed
  • Monday, 2 January, back to normal hours.

Bridlington Spa

Tickets

Tickets can be booked online at any time over the Christmas and New Year period at:

Brid Spa (external council website).

Opening times

Christmas opening times at Bridlington Spa (external council website)

Please note: on Saturday, 31 December the venue and café will remain open until 1.30am for ticket holders to the Lost in Music New Years’ Eve show only. The café will be closed to non-ticket holders from 4pm.

Children and Young People Specialist Services

Children and Young People Specialist Services will close at 4pm on Friday, 23 December.

Our open opening times during the festive period are listed below: 

  • Saturday 24 December - Closed
  • Sunday 25 December - Closed
  • Monday 26 December - Closed
  • Tuesday 27 December - Closed
  • Wednesday 28 December - Please contact emma.greensmith@eastriding.gov.uk (9am-4.30pm)
  • Thursday 29 December - Please contact jonathan.ellis@eastriding.gov.uk (9am-4.30pm)
  • Friday 30 December - Please contact lesley.gilson@eastriding.gov.uk (9am-4.30pm)
  • Saturday 31 December - Closed
  • Sunday 1 January - Closed
  • Monday 2 January - Closed
  • Tuesday 3 January 9am - 5pm. 

If a child is suffering abuse and requires urgent attention because of immediate danger, telephone the police on 999.

If you have concerns regarding a child or young person visit the East Riding Safeguarding Children Partnership website:

East Riding Safeguarding Children Partnership - Reporting concerns (external council website)

or telephone (01482) 393939.

If you have concerns regarding an adult, please see the East Riding Safeguarding Adult Board website:

East Riding Safeguarding Adult Board (external council website)

Coastal Services

Visit the East Riding Culture website for Coastal Services opening times.

Customer Service Centres, Libraries and Mobile Libraries

Libraries, Customer Service Centres and Multi-Service Centres (MSCs) (excluding Haltemprice MSC) will open as normal prior to Christmas Day apart from Goole CSC and Beverley CSC which will close at 4pm on Friday, 23 December.

Sites that open on Saturdays will also open as normal on Saturday 24 December and Saturday 31 December. Haltemprice MSC will be closing along with the rest of the Haltemprice site from 4:30pm on Friday 23 December but will not be reopening until Tuesday 3 January due to remedial works to the building.

The Mobile Library service will close on Friday 23 December mid afternoon finishing at 2pm in Patrington and 2:30pm in Skidby.

Normal opening times for all sites and the Mobile Library service will resume on Tuesday 3 January.

The Contact Centre will close on Friday 23 December at 6 pm and reopen on Tuesday 3 January at 7:30am. Additional support will be provided to support Lifeline with emergency calls during the Christmas close down period from Tuesday 27 to Friday 30 December.

Housing, Transportation & Public Protection

Our offices will close at 4pm on Friday, 23 December 2022 and reopen at 8.30am on Tuesday, 3 January 2023.

If you have an urgent issue/repair during this period, please call (01482) 393939.

Museums

Visit the East Riding Culture website for Museums opening times.

Registration and Celebratory Services

If you need to register a death please call (01482) 393600 during our opening hours to book your appointment.

Find your nearest East Riding registration office.

Beverley

  • Sunday, 25 December to Tuesday, 27 December, closed
  • Wednesday, 28 December to Friday, 30 December, 10am - 2.30pm
  • Saturday, 31 December to Monday, 2 January, closed

Cottingham

  • Sunday, 25 December to Wednesday, 28 December, closed
  • Thursday, 29 December to Friday, 30 December, 10am - 2.30pm
  • Saturday, 31 December to Monday, 2 January, closed

Bridlington

  • Sunday, 25 December to Wednesday, 28 December, closed
  • Thursday, 29 December to Friday, 30 December, 10am - 2.30pm
  • Saturday, 31 December to Monday, 2 January, closed

Goole

  • Sunday, 25 December to Wednesday, 28 December, closed
  • Thursday, 29 December to Friday, 30 December, 10am - 2.30pm
  • Saturday, 31 December to Monday, 2 January, closed

Driffield

  • Sunday, 25 December to Monday, 2 January, closed

Withernsea

  • Sunday, 25 December to Monday, 2 January, closed

Pocklington

  • Sunday, 25 December to Monday, 2 January, closed

Skidby Windmill

Our normal opening hours are Saturdays/Sundays 10.00 - 5.00pm, closed 12.30 - 1.00pm for lunch.

Last admissions at 4.15pm. We will be open Saturday, 24 December between 10.00am - 4.00pm (closed for lunch 12.30 - 1.00pm).

We are also open Saturday, 31 December between 10.00 - 4.00pm (closed for lunch 12.30 - 1.00pm).

The mill is closed on all days between 25 - 30 December.

Normal opening will resume on Saturday, 7 January 2023.

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