Our phone lines and administrative offices are closed from 12 noon on Thursday 24 December, re-opening on Monday 4 January 2021. Listed below you can find a bin collection timetable, opening hours of our markets, and how to report stray dogs and a homeless emergency issue.
Report a stray dogs issue.
If you are homeless owing to an emergency situation, outside of office hours or at the weekend, please call Derbyshire County Council for advice and assistance - telephone 08456 058 058 or 01629 532600. More about homelessness.
Waste & Recycling
The details of which containers to put out can be found using our 'when is my collection?' search facility.
|Usual day||CHRISTMAS/NEW YEAR collection days|
|Monday|| Mon 21 Dec
Mon 28 Dec
|Tuesday|| Tue 22 Dec
Tue 29 Jan
|Wednesday|| Wed 23 Dec
Wed 30 Dec
|Thursday|| Thu 24 Dec
Thu 31 Dec
|Friday|| Sat 19 Dec
Sat 2 Jan
Please note we are not able to collect any additional household waste so please make sure all your household waste is contained in your grey bin (with the lid shut) or in four black standard sized sacks if you are on a sack collection.Garden waste collections will be suspended from Saturday 19 December to Saturday 2 January inclusive.
- Food waste will be collected weekly. Household waste and recycling collections will continue fortnightly.
- Report a missed bin or order a replacement container online. Find out when your collection is with our handy postcode search.
- A handy Christmas & New Year collections timetable is also available to download.
- Details of changes to bin collections are also advertised on our Facebook page, on Twitter and through our free e-newsletter.
Matlock Town Hall reception
Phonelines at the Town Hall will close at 12 noon on Thursday 24 December and re-open on Monday 4 January . View our usual opening hours.
|Tues 22 December||Wirksworth||OPEN|
|Thurs 24 December||Ashbourne||Limited stalls|
|Mon 28 December||Bakewell||OPEN|
|Tues 29 December||Wirksworth||CLOSED|
|Thurs 31 December||Ashbourne||CLOSED|
|Mon 4 January||Bakewell||OPEN|
Don't forget it's free to park in any District Council car park after 2pm throughout December.