Rubbish and recycling collections across Wyre will be carried out earlier from this week.
Collections due today, tomorrow and Christmas Day will take place one day earlier.
On Friday, collections will take place one day later instead.
Those scheduled for Monday, December 29, Tuesday, December 30 and Wednesday, December 31 will take place as planned and thereafter they will again be carried out one day later than normal until Monday 5 January, when regular collections will resume.
There will not be any changes to housing benefit payments throughout the Christmas period.
For information or enquiries regarding council tax and benefits, call the council on (01253) 891000 either today or when the Civic Centre reopens on January 5.