Municipal services for Christmas and New Year

Santa was busy before Christmas seeing children in Wichelstowe, courtesy of the Wilts and Berks Canal Trust's narrowboat 'Dragonfly'.
Santa was busy before Christmas seeing children in Wichelstowe, courtesy of the Wilts and Berks Canal Trust’s narrowboat ‘Dragonfly’.
Waste and Recycling
The next waste and recycling collections in East Wichel will be on Thursday 31th December, as usual, though collections may be a little later than usual. Real (not artificial) Christmas trees will be collected if left out on the normal waste collection day after festivities are over (Thursday 14th January). All decorations and tinsel must be removed — trees with decorations left on will not be taken.
Bus services
There will be no bus service to East Wichel on Christmas Day or New Year’s Day. On Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve, a normal service will run until the evening, with the last bus leaving Middle Wichel to the town centre at 7.56 pm and the last bus to Wichelstowe from Fleming Way at 8.05 pm. A Sunday service will run on Boxing Day and on Monday 28thDecember. A normal service will run on all other days.

Information from Swindon Borough Council and Thamesdown Transport (pdf).