Christmas in Brinnington.


There will be no green bin collections between December 25 to January 1.

Most other collections will remain unaffected unless they fall on a bank holiday.

The council advise residents to check their collection dates on their website.

Trees and turkeys

Christmas trees can be chopped up and put in the green bin for recycling.

Those without a green bin can put their tree out alongside the food waste caddy for collection and recycling.

Food waste such as turkey carcasses and plate scrapings can also go in the green bin.
Recycling Centres

Bredbury Parkway, Bredbury: Closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. Open 8am to 6pm on Boxing Day.

Pharmacies open at Christmas and New Year:

ASDA pharmacy, Warren Street, town Centre: closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day 9am to 6pm, New Year’s Day 10am to 4pm.

Boots Pharmacy, Merseyway, town centre: closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day 8.30am to 6pm, New Year’s Day 10.30am to 4.30pm.

Brinnington Pharmacy, Brinnington Road, Brinnington: Christmas Day 9am to 6.30pm, Boxing Day 9am to 6.30pm, New Year’s Day 9am to 6.30pm.

Lloyds Pharmacy, 236 Wellington Road South, central Stockport: Christmas Day 10am to 10pm, Boxing Day 10am to 10pm, New Year’s Day 10am to 10pm.


GP practices in Stockport will be closed on Christmas Day, Thursday December 25, Boxing Day, Friday December 26 and New Year’s Day, Thursday January 1 2015.

Residents are advised to make sure they are well stocked up on their prescriptions whilst their GP surgery is closed during the Christmas and New Year Holidays.

The GP Out of Hours service is for conditions of an urgent nature that cannot wait until a GP is open and they can only prescribe a limited amount of a prescription, if urgent, to cover the days your GP is closed.

To contact the Out of Hours service, residents should phone their GP surgery and follow the instructions.